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by Various Authors
<p>This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled aeBook
by Sarah Hue-Williams
<p>After 1918, post-war euphoria spread across Europe and America. Technology was changing the pace of life and aeroplanes, motorcars and ocean liners were making the world a smaller place with improved communications. Some were making their ...
by Flinders Petrie
<p>This early work by the British archaeologist, Flinders Petrie, was originally published in 1914 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Amulets' is a scholarly work on the varieties of amulets found on ...eBook
His Masters and Artisans
by Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm
<p>Carl Fabergé (1846-1920), jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court, enjoys iconic stature in the history of the goldsmiths’ art. His life’s work is still celebrated today, a century after the forced closure of his company in St Petersburg, ...
30 Years. Gold and Silversmith's Trust Schwabisch Gmund
by Gold Silversmith's Trust Schwabisch Gmund
<p>With <i>Impulses</i>, the Gold and Silversmith’s Craft Trust in Schwäbisch Gmu¨nd celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. The book documents the Trust’s extensive achievements and shows highlights from publications, workshops and ...
by Judith Miller
by Nina Hald
<p><p>The ruby parure of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is a delicate piece of the highest craftsmanship dating back to the early nineteenth century: it was made for Désirée Clary, wife of Marshal of the Empire Jean Baptiste ...
by Aja Raden
What makes a stone a jewel What makes a jewel priceless And why do we covet expensive jewelry In this brilliant account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history, jeweler and scientist Aja Raden tells an original and often startling story
by John Loring