Recent books on jewellery
The following books of interest to jewellery historians have been published recently and noted by Jewellery History Today. For lists of books published earlier, click here. Titles with a reference to JHT at the end are reviewed in that issue. To read the review (members only),
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Other resources - The Goldsmiths' Company Library
The Goldsmiths' Company Library is a reference-only collection which specialises in silver, jewellery, and hallmarking. The library collections include over 8,000 books and more than 15,000 images. Other resources include journals, films and special research collections such as the Twining Collection on regalia and royal jewellery.
Approximately one quarter of the Library holdings are searchable in the online catalogue
Entre ouros e pedrarias na Coleção IFC / Amidst gold and gems in the IFC Collection.
Gonçalo de Vasconcelos e Sousa, Rosa Maria dos Santos Mota.
Coleção IFC, 2022, price.
271 pages, format, 28 cm, Portuguese, English.
Gioielli a Firenze - Jewels in Florence: Archivio Fratelli Peruzzi 1880 – 1970.
Bianca Cappello (SJH member).
Casa Editrice Sillabe S.r.l, Livorno, 2022, €28.
240 pages, paperback, 21 x 29.7 cm, Italian, English.
ISBN: 978-8833403434, hardback version, €32.
Diamanti rubini e smeraldi. Il linguaggio dei gioielli nei dipinti degli Uffizi.
Nomos Edizioni, 2023, €79.
296 pages, hardback, 25.5x 30.5 cm, Italian.
The Jewellery Collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Dominique Forest, Karine Lacquemant, Évelyne Possémé.
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 2023, £30.
40 pages, paperback, 26 x 20 cm.
Updated version of the guide published in 2008
Yewn: Contemporary Art Jewels and the Silk Road.
Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld.
ACC Art Books, 2023, £75.
276 pages, hardback, 29.24 x 28.63 cm.
Enchanting Imagination: The Objets d’Art of André Chervin and Carvin French Jewelers.
Debra Schmidt Bach.
D Giles Limited, London, 2023, £29.95.
144pages, hardback, 25 x 21 cm.
Published in association with an exhibition at New-York Historical Society
Glanz & Geheimnis: Pracht und Macht des orientalischen Schmucks.
Nünnerich-Asmus Verlag, 2023, €30.
192 pages, hardback, 21.6 x 23.6 cm, German.
Shine & Mystery: The splendour and power of oriental jewellery.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Knauf Museum, Iphofen, Germany
The Art & Times of Daniel Jocz.
Sarah Davis (ed).
Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2023, £42.
208 pages, hardback, 23 x 26.5 cm.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton
Rot | Therese Hilbert | Red. Schmuck 1966–2020 Jewelry.
Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum (ed).
Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2023, €38.
360 pages, hardback, 19 × 25.7 cm, English, German.
Published in association with an exhibition at Die Neue Sammlung, Munich
The Nameplate: Jewelry, Culture, and Identity.
Marcel Rosa-Salas, Isabel Attyah Flower.
Clarkson Potter, 2023, $30.
256 pages, hardback, 19.8 x 22.3 cm.
A Brilliant Commodity: Diamonds and Jews in a Modern Setting.
Saskia Coenen Snyder.
Oxford University Press, 2022, £26.99.
320 pages, hardback, 23.77 x 16.43 cm.