The following is a rather extensive listing of useful books for jewelry studies. We will from time to time update this list so please check back.

BOOKS ON JEWELRY HISTORY INCLUDING COSTUME JEWELRY

[ A ]

Aldred, Cyril. Jewels of the Pharaohs. London: Thames and Hudson, 1971.

Andrews, Carol. Amulets of Ancient Egypt. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1994.

Andrews, Carol. Ancient Egyptian Jewelry. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997.

Armstrong, Nancy. Jewellery: An Historical Survey of British Styles and Jewels. London: Lutterworth Press, 1973.

Bainbridge, Henry Charles. Peter Carl Fabergé: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court. London: Spring Books, 1949.

Becker, Vivienne. Antique and Twentieth Century Jewellery: A Guide for Collectors, Second Edition. London: N.A.G. Press, 1987.

Becker, Vivienne. Art Nouveau Jewelry. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1985.

Becker, Vivienne. Cufflinks Through the Ages: Circa 1700 to Present Day. London: Sandra Cronan, 1992.

Becker, Vivienne. The Jewellery of Rene Lalique. London: Goldsmiths' Company, 1987.

Becker, Vivienne. Fabulous Costume Jewelry: History of Fantasy and Fashion in Jewels. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1988.

Becker, Vivienne. Faux Gems and Jewels, Circa 1700 to 1930. London: Sandra Cronan, 1994.

Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti. Understanding Jewelry. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 2000.

Blades, John M. and John Loring. Tiffany at the World 's Columbian Exposition. Palm Beach, FL: Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, 2006.

Boyle, R.W. Gold: History and Genesis of Deposits. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1987.

Brunhammer, Yvonne (ed.). The Jewels of Lalique. Paris: Flammarion, 1998.

Brunhammer, Yvonne (ed.). René Lalique: Bijoux d 'Exception 1890-1912. Milan: Skira, 2007.

Bury, Shirley. Jewellery 1789-1910, The International Era: Volume I, 1789-1861. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Antique Collectors ' Club, 1991.

Bury, Shirley. Jewellery 1789-1910, The International Era: Volume II, 1862-1910. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Antique Collectors ' Club, 1991.

Bury, Shirley. Jewellery Gallery Summary Catalogue. London: The Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.

Bury, Shirley. An Introduction to Rings. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1984.


[ C ]

Cartlidge, Barbara. Twentieth-Century Jewelry. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985.

Cera, Deanna Farneti.(ed.). Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991.

Chernukha, Emma P (Cur.). Kremlin Gold: 1000 Years of Russian Gems and Jewels. Houston, Texas: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 2000.

Clifford, Anne. Cut-steel and Berlin Iron Jewellery. South Brunswick and New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1971.

Cocks, Anna Somers. An Introduction to Courtly Jewellery. London: The Compton Press, 1980.

Cocks, Anna Somers. Princely Magnificence: Court Jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630. London, England: Debrett 's Peerage Ltd. in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980.

Cologni, Franco and Eric Nussbaum. Platinum by Cartier: Triumphs of the Jewellers' Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995.

Content, Derek (ed.). Islamic Rings and Gems: The Zucker Collection. London: Philip Wilson, Publishers, 1987.

Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill. Victorian Sentimental Jewellery. Great Britain: David & Charles (Publishers), 1972.

Crawford, Alan. C.R. Ashbee: Architect, Designer and Romantic Socialist. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985.

Culme, John and Nicholas Rayner. The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor. NY: Vendome Press, 1987.

Cutsem, Anne van. A World of Rings: Africa, Asia, America. Milan: Skira, 2000.


[ D ]

Davis, Mary L. and Greta Pack. Mexican Jewelry. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1989.

Dawes, Ginny Redington and Corinne Davidov. Victorian Jewelry, Unexplored Treasures. New York: Abbeville Press, 1991.

Dawes, Ginny Redington with Olivia Collings. Georgian Jewellery, 1714-1830. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors ' Club, 2007.

De Cerval, Marguerite. Marchak. Paris: Editions du Regard, 2006.

De Cerval, Marguerite. Mauboussin: Joaillier de L ' Émotion, 1927-2007. Paris: 2007.

DeLorme, Maureen. Mourning Art & Jewelry. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2004.

Denker, Bert (ed.). The Substance of Style: Perspectives on the American Arts and Crafts Movement. Winterthur, Delaware: Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1996.

Deppert-Lippitz, Barbara. Ancient Gold Jewelry at the Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX: Dallas Museum of Art, 1996.

Dickinson, Joan Younger. The Book of Diamonds: Their History and Romance from Ancient India to Modern Times. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 1965.

Dietz, Ulysses Grant, Jenna Weissman Joselit, Kevin J. Smead, and Janet Zapata. The Glitter and the Gold: Fashioning America 's Jewelry. Newark: The Newark Museum, 1997.

D 'Orey, Leonor. Five Centuries of Jewellery: National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon. London: Zwemmer Publishers, 1995.

Drucker, Janet. Georg Jensen: A Tradition of Splendid Silver. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1997.

Dubin, Lois Sherr. North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment: From Prehistory to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999.

Dubin, Lois Sherr. The History of Beads From 30,000 B.C. to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc, 1995.

Duncan, Alistair. The Paris Salons, 1895-1914, Volume I: Jewellery“ The Designers A-K. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors ' Club, 1994.

Duncan, Alistair. The Paris Salons, 1895-1914, Volume II: Jewellery“ The Designers L-Z. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1994.

Duval, Cynthia. Infinite Riches: Jewelry Through the Ages. St. Petersburg, FL: Museum of Fine Arts, 1898.


[ E ]

Egger, Gerhart. Generations of Jewelry from the 15th through the 20th Century. West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1984.

Eisenbarth, Erin E. Baubles, Bangles, and Beads: American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005.

Eleuteri, Lodovica Rizzoli (ed.). Twentieth-Century Jewelry: Art Nouveau to Modern Design. New York: Abbeville Publishing Group, 1994.

Esquivel, Patricia Fernandez. Pre-Columbian Gold of Costa Rica. San Jose: Fundacion Museos Banco Central de Costa Rica, 2005.

Evans, Joan. A History of Jewellery, 1100-1870. New York: Dover Publications, 1953.

Everitt, Sally and David Lancaster. Christie 's Twentieth-Century Jewelry. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002.


[ F ]

Fales, Martha Gandy. Jewelry in America: 1600-1900. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors ' Club, 1995.

Falino, Jeaninne and Yvonne Markowitz (eds.). American Luxury: Jewels from the House of Tiffany. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collector 's Club, 2008.

Feldmesser, Fred. Rocks Pebbles and Stones Confessions of a Private Jeweler. 2004.

Fisher, Angela. Africa Adorned. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984.

Flower, Margaret. Victorian Jewellery. South Brunswick, NJ: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1951.

Fregnac, Claude. Jewelry from the Renaissance to Art Nouveau. London: Octopus Books, 1973.

Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Louis Comfort Tiffany at the Metropolitan Museum. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998.


[ G ]

Gabardi, Melissa. Art Deco Jewellery, 1920-1949. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1989.

Gere, Charlotte. American & European Jewelry: 1830-1914. New York: Crown Publishers, 1975.

Gere, Charlotte. Victorian Jewelry Design. Chicago, IL: Henry Regnery Company, 1973.

Gere, Charlotte and Geoffrey C. Munn. Artists' Jewellery: Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts. Woodbridge Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1989.

Gere, Charlotte and John Culme with William Summers. Garrard: The Crown Jewellers for 150 Years, 1843-1993. London: Quartet Books, 1993.

Granath, Olle (foreword). Precious Gems: Jewellery from Eight Centuries. Stockholm: National Museum, 2000.

Gregorietti, Guido. Jewelry Through the Ages. New York: The Hamlyn Publishing Group, 1969.

Gross, Lori Ettlinger. Brooches: Timeless Adornment. NY: Rizzoli, 2008.

[ H ]

Habsburg-Lothringen, G.von and A.von Solodkoff. Fabergé, Court Jeweler to the Tsars. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1979.

Hackenbroch, Yvonne. Renaissance Jewellery. London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 1979.

Habsburg, Géza von. Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and his World. London: Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2000.

Harrison, Stephen, Emmanuiel Ducamp and Jeannine Falino. Artistic Luxury: Fabergé, Tiffany, Lalique. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.

Hinks, Peter. Twentieth Century British Jewellery, 1900-1980. London: Faber and Faber, 1983.

Hinks, Peter (intro.). Victorian Jewellery: A Complete Compendium of Over Four Thousand Pieces of Jewellery. London: Studio Editions, 1991.

Hinks, Peter (intro.). Victorian Jewelry: An Illustrated Collection of Exquisite 19th-Century Jewelry. New York: Portland House, 1991.

Hurel, Roselyne and Diana Scarisbrick. Chaumet Paris, Two Centuries of Fine Jewellery. Paris: Paris-Musées, Éditions des Musées de la Ville de Paris, 1998.


[ J ]

Jacka, Lois Essary. Navajo Jewelry: A Legacy of Silver and Stone. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Publishing Company, 1995.

Janson, Dora Jane. From Slave to Siren: The Victorian Woman and Her Jewelry From Neoclassic to Art Nouveau. Durham, NC: Duke University Museum of Art, 1971.

Jernigan, E. Wesley. Jewelry of the Prehistoric Southwest. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research, 1978.


[ K ]

Kaplan, Wendy.
The Arts & Crafts Movement in Europe & America: Design for the Modern World. London and New York: Thames & Hudson, 2004.

Karlin, Elyse Zorn. Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts and Crafts Tradition. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1993.

Karlin, Elyse, editor. Maker and Muse: Women and 20th Century Art Jewelry, New York: Monacelli Press, 2015

Karlin, Elyse. Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age. New York: Flint Mine Press, 2013

Koch, Michael (conc.). The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery, 1850-1910. London: Thomas Heneage & Co., 1990.

Krashes, Laurence S. Harry Winston: The Ultimate Jeweler. New York: Harry Winston, 1988.

Krishnan, Usha R. Bala et al. Icons in Gold: Jewelry of India. Paris: Somogy Art Publishers, 2005.

Kunz, George Frederick. The Magic of Jewels and Charms. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1915.

Kunz, George Frederick. Rings for the Finger. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1917.

Kuzmanovic, N. Natasha. John Paul Cooper: Designer and Craftsman of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Glouchestershire, UK: Sutton Publishing, 1999.

Kuzmanovic, Natasha. Yard: The Life and Magnificant Jewelry of Raymond Yard. New York: The Vendome Press, 2007.


[ L ]

Lambert, Sylvie. The Ring's Design: Past and Present. East Sussex, UK: RotoVision SA, 1998.

Lankton, James W. A Bead Timeline, Vol. 1: Prehistory to 1200 CE. Washington, D.C.: The Bead Society of America, 2003.

Lanllier, Jean and Marie-Anne Pini. Five Centuries of Jewelry in the West. New York: Arch Cape Press, 1989.

Lesley, Parker (intro.). Renaissance Jewels and Jeweled Objects from the Melvin Gutman Collection. Baltimore, Maryland: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1968.

Levine, Gilbert and Laura L. Vookles. The Jeweler's Eye: Nineteenth-Century Jewelry in the Collection of Nancy and Gilbert Levine. Yonkers, NY: The Hudson River Museum, 1987.

Lewis, M.D.S. Antique Paste Jewellery. Boston: Boston Book and Art, Publisher, 1970.

Liu, Robert. A Universal Aesthetic: Collectible Beads. Vista, CA: Ornament, 1995.

Livingstone, Karen and Linda Parry (ed). International Arts and Crafts. London: V&A Publications, 2005.

Lorene, Karen. Buying Antique Jewelry: Skipping the Mistakes. Seattle: Lorene Publications, 1987.

Loring, John. Paulding Farnham: Tiffany's Lost Genius. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.

Loring, John. Tiffany's 150 Years. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1987.

Luthi, Ann Louise. Sentimental Jewellery, Antique Jewels of Love and Sorrow (The Shire Book). United Kingdom: Shire Publications, 1998.


[ M ]

Markowitz, Yvonne J. and Elyse Zorn Karlin. Imperishable Beauty: Art Nouveau Jewelry. Boston: MFA Publications, 2008.

Markowitz, Yvonne (ed.). Jewelry: Journal of the American Society of Jewelry Historians, vol. I. Pittsburgh, PA: The American Society of Jewelry Historians, 1996.

Markowitz, Yvonne, et. al. The Jewels of Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2014

Martynova, M.V. Precious Stone in Russian Jewelry Art in XIIth-XVIIIth Centuries. Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1973.

Mascetti, Daniela and Amanda Triossi. Earrings: From Antiquity to the Present. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1990.

Mascetti, Daniela and Amanda Triossi. The Necklace: From Antiquity to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc, 1997.

Mason, Anita. An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewellery. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974.

Mastai, Marie-Louise d 'Otrange. Jewelry. Washington, DC: The Smithsonian Institution, 1981.

Matlins, Antoinette & A. C. Bonanno. Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide How to Buy Diamonds, Pearls, Colored Gemstones, Gold & Jewelry with Confidence and Knowledge. Woodstock, VT: GemStone Press, 2005.

McCarthy, James Remington. Rings Through the Ages: An Informal History. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945.

McConnell, Sophie. Metropolitan Jewelry. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991.

Michael, Prince of Greece. Crown Jewels of Britain and Europe. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1983.

Michael, Prince of Greece. Jewels of the Tsars: the Romanovs and Imperial Russia. New York: Vendome Press, 2006.

Miller, Anna M. Cameos Old & New. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991.

Morel, Bernard. The French Crown Jewels: The Objects of the Coronations of the Kings and Queens of France followed by a History of the French Crown Jewels from François I up to the Present Time. Antwerp: Fonds Mercator, 1988.

Morrill, Penny C. Silver Masters of Mexico: Héctor Aguilar and the Taller Borda. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1996.

Morrill, Penny Chittim and Carole A. Berk. Mexican Silver: 20th Century Handwrought Jewelry & Metalwork. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1994.

Mouillefarine, Laurence and Véronique Ristelhueber. Raymond Templier: Le bijou moderne. Paris: NORMA Éditions, 2005.

Mourey, G. and A. Vallance. European Art Nouveau Jewelry. New York: Century House, n.d.

Muller, Hans Wolfgang and Eberhard Thiem. Gold of the Pharaohs. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999.

Muller, Priscilla E. Jewels in Spain, 1500-1800. New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1972.

Munn, Geoffrey C. Castellani and Giuliano: Revivalist Jewellers of the 19th Century. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1983.

Munn, Geoffrey C. Tiaras, A History of Splendor. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 2001.

Munn, Geoffrey. Tiaras, Past and Present. London: V&A Publications, 2002.

Munn, Geoffrey C. The Triumph of Love, Jewellery 1530-1930. London: Thames and Hudson, 1993.


[ N ]

Nadelhoffer, Hans. Cartier: Jewelers Extraordinary. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984.

Newman, Harold. An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry. London: Thames and Hudson, 1981.

Newman, Renée. Gem & Jewelry Pocket Guide. Los Angeles, CA: International Jewelry Publications, 2001.

Newman, Renée. Gold & Platinum Jewelry Buying Guide: How to Judge, Buy, Test & Care For It. Los Angeles, CA: International Jewelry Publications, 2000.

Newman, Renée. Pearl Buying Guide: How to Evaluate, Identify and Select Pearls & Pearl Jewelry. Los Angeles, CA: International Jewelry Publications, 2004.

Nissenson, Marilyn and Susan Jonas. Jeweled Bugs and Butterflies. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.


[ O ]

Ogden, Jack. Jewellery of the Ancient World. New York: Rizzoli, 1982.


[ P ]

Phillips, Clare. Jewelry from Antiquity to the Present. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996.

Phillips, Clare. Jewels and Jewelry. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000.

Phillips, Clare (ed.). Bejewelled by Tiffany: 1837-1987. New Haven and London: Yale University, 2006.

Price, Judith. Masterpieces of American Jewelry. Philadelphia and London: Running Press, 2004.

Price, Judith. Masterpieces of Ancient Jewelry: Exquisite Objects From the Cradle of Civilization. Philadelphia and London: Running Press, 2008.

Price, Judith. Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections. Philadelphia and London: Running Press, 2006.

Prince Michael of Greece. Jewels of the Tsars: The Romanovs and Imperial Russia. New York: Vendome Press, 2006.

Proddow, Penny, Debra Healey and Marion Fasel. Hollywood Jewels: Movies, Jewelry, Stars. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1992.

Proddow, Penny and Marion Fasel. Bejeweled: Great Designers, Celebrity Style. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Proddow, Penny and Marion Fasel. Diamonds: A Century of Spectacular Jewels. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996.

Proddow, Penny and Marion Fasel (eds.). Henry Dunay: A Precious Life. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2007.

Pullée, Caroline. 20th Century Jewelry. New York: Quintet Publishing, 1990.

Purcell, Katherine. Falize: A Dynasty of Jewelers. London: Thames and Hudson, 1999.

Purtell, Joseph. The Tiffany Touch. New York: Random House, 1971.


[ R ]

Raulet, Sylvie. Art Deco Jewelry. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1985.

Raulet, Sylvie. Jewelry of the 1940s and 1950s. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1988.

Raulet, Sylvie. Van Cleef & Arpels. New York: Universe Publishing, a Division of Rizzoli International Publications, 1998.

Romero, Christie. Warman's Jewelry, 3rd Edition: Identification and Price Guide. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.

Rower, Alexander S.C. and Holton Rower (eds.), Calder Jewelry. New York: Calder Foundation, 2007.

Rudoe, Judy. Cartier 1900-1939. NY: Abrams, 1997.


[ S ]

Sataloff, Joseph. Art Nouveau Jewelry: A Practical Guide to Its History and Beauty, with Pictures of Over 150 Pieces of Jewelry and a Compendium of International Jewelers' Marks. Bryn Mawr, PA: Dorrance & Company, 1984.

Sataloff, Joseph and Alison Richards. The Pleasure of Jewelry and Gemstones. London: Octopus Books, 1975.

Scarisbrick, Diana. Ancestral Jewels. New York: The Vendome Press, 1990.

Scarisbrick, Diana. Jewellery in Britain 1066-1837: A Documentary, Social, Literary and Artistic Survey. Norwich, England: Michael Russell (Publishing), 1994.

Scarisbrick, Diana. Jewellery, The Costume Accessories Series. London: B.T. Batsford, 1984.

Scarisbrick, Diana. Rings: Symbols of Wealth, Power and Affection. London: Harry N. Abrams, 1993.

Scarisbrick, Diana. The Jewelry Design Source Book: A Visual Reference for all Jewelry Collectors and Enthusiasts. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989.

Scarisbrick, Diana. Tiara. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000.

Scarisbrick, Diana. Tudor and Jacobean Jewellery. London: Tate Publishing, 1995.

Scarisbrick, Diana and Benjamin Zucker. The Power of Love: Six Centuries of Diamond Betrothal Rings. London: The Diamond Information Centre, 1988.

Scarisbrick, Diana and Martin Henig. Finger Rings from Ancient to Modern. Oxford, England: Ashmolean Museum, 2003.

Schadt, Herman. Goldsmith's Art: 5000 Years of Jewelry and Hollowware. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche, 1996.

Schiffer, Nancy. The Power of Jewelry. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1988.

Seki, Akio. One Hundred Years of Jewellery in Japan: 1850-1950. Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppansha, 2005.

Simon, Joan and Brigitte Leal. Alexander Calder: The Paris Years 1926-1933. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.

Sliwa, Cynthia A. and Caroline Stanley. Jewelry Savvy: What Every Jewelry Wearer Should Know. Jewels on Jewels Inc, 2007.

Snowman, A. Kenneth. The Master Jewelers. London: Thames & Hudson, 1990.

Solodkoff, Alexander von. Masterpieces from the House of Fabergé. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Publishers, 1984.

Soros, Susan Weber and Stefanie Walker (eds.). Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry. New York: The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2004.

Sottsass, Ettore. Cartier According to Sottsass. Milan: Skira, 2002.

Stoehrer, Emily Banis, Louis Feron Master Jeweler, 1901-1988, Paris, Costa Rica, 2012.

Stoehrer, Emily Banis, Jean Mahie. 2015


[ T ]

Tait, Hugh (ed.). The Art of the Jeweller, A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum: Jewellery, Engraved Gems and Goldsmiths' Work. London: British Museum Publications, 1984.

Tait, Hugh (ed.). Jewelry 7000 Years: An International History and Illustrated Survey from the Collections of the British Museum. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987.

Tait, Hugh. The Waddeson Bequest: The Legacy of Baron Ferdinand Rothschild to the British Museum. London: British Museum Publications, 1981.

Taylor, David A (ed.). Georg Jensen Jewelry. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005.

Tennenbaum, Suzanne and Janet Zapata. Jeweled Garden: A Colorful History of Gems, Jewels, and Nature. New York: The Vendome Press. 2006.

Tennenbaum, Suzanne and Janet Zapata. The Jeweled Menagerie: The World of Animals in Gems. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2001.

Triossi, Amanda. Bulgari: From 1883 to 2009: 125 Years of Italian Jewels.


[ U ]

Untracht, Oppi. Traditonal Jewelry of India. London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997.


[ V ]

Vaill, Amanda and Janet Zapata. Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design. New York: The Vendome Press, 2004.

Vever, Henri. French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century. London: Thames & Hudson, 2001.


[ W ]

Ward, Anne (et.al.). Rings Through the Ages. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1981.

Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. NY: Harry N. Abrams Inc, 1994.

Wruck, Charlotte. Jewels for Their Ears: Why Earrings Are as Popular Today as They Were Ten Thousand Years Ago. New York: Vantage Press, 1980.


[ Z ]

Zapata, Janet, Ulysses Dietz and Zette Emmons. Gems from the East and West: The Doris Duke Jewelry Collection. New York: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, 2003.

Zapata, Janet. The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York: Harry Abrams, 1993.

Zucker, Benjamin. Blue: A Novel. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, 2000.

Zucker, Benjamin. Gems and Jewels: A Connoisseur 's Guide. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, 2003.

Zucker, Benjamin. Green: A Novel. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, 2002.

 

GEMS

Balfour, Ian. Famous Diamonds. London: Christie, Manson and Woods, 2000.

Bancroft, Peter. The Word's Finest Minerals and Crystals. New York: The Viking Press, 1973.

Bowersox, Gary W. and Bonita E. Chamberlin. Gemstones of Afghanistan. Tucson, AZ: Geoscience Press, 1995.

Bronstein, Alan and Stephen C. Hofer. Forever Brilliant: The Aurora Collection of Colored Diamonds. New York: Ashland Press, 2000.


[ D ]

Dickinson, Joan Younger. The Book of Diamonds: Their History and Romance from Ancient India to Modern Times. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 1965.


[ G ]

Graf, Bernhard. Gems: The World 's Greatest Treasures and their Stories. Munich, London and New York: Prestel Verlag, 2001.

Gübelin, Eduard J. and John I. Koivula. Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones. Zurich: ABC Edition.

Gump, Richard. Jade: Stone of Heaven. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1962.


[ H ]

Hunt, Henry. Lapidary Carving for Creative Jewelry. Phoenix, AZ: Geoscience Press,1980.

Harlow, George E. (ed.). The Nature of Diamonds. Cambridge, UK: Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1998.


[ K ]

Kunz, George Frederick. The Curious Lore of Precious Stones. NY: Dover, 1971 (original 1913).


[ L ]

Landman, Neil H. Pearls: A Natural History. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Laufer, Berthold. Jade: Its History and Symbolism in China. New York: Dover Publications, 1989.

Liddicoat Jr, Richard T. Handbook of Gem Identification. Santa Monica, CA: Gemological Institute of America, 1987.


[ M ]

Matlins, Antoinette L. and A.C. Bonanno. Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-On Guide to More Confident Buying & Selling. Woodstock, Vermont: Gem Stone Press, 1997.


[ N ]

Nassau, Kurt. Gems Made By Man. Radnor, PA: Chilton, 1980.

Naveh, Haim (ed.). Diamonds and Gemstones in Judaica. The Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum in cooperation with The Schnitzer Foundation for Research on the Israeli Economy and Society: Bar-Ilan University, no date.


[ P ]

Post, Jeffrey E. The National Gem Collection. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997.

[ S ]

Schumann, Walter. Gemstones of the World. New York: Sterling Publishing Company, 1997.

Sinkankas, John. Gemology: An Annotated Bibliography, vol. I, Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1993.

Sinkankas, John. Gemology: An Annotated Bibliography, vol. II,Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, 1993.

Sinkankas, John. Gemstones and Minerals: How and Where to Find Them. Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1961.

Sinkankas, John. Gemstones of North America, vol. III. Tuscon, AZ: Geoscience Press, 1997.

Sofianides, Anna S. and George E. Harlow. Gems & Crystals From the American Museum of Natural History. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990.


[ W ]

Ward, Fred. Fred Ward Gem Series: Diamonds. Bethesda, MD: Gem Book Publishers, 1997.

Ward, Fred. Fred Ward Gem Series: Opals. Bethesda, MD: Gem Book Publishers, 1997.

White, John Sampson. The Smithsonian Treasury: Minerals and Gems. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991.

Wise, Richard W. Secrets of the Gem Trade: The Connoisseur 's Guide to Precious Gemstones. Lenox, MA: Brunswick House Press, 2003



MODERN/CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY

[ A ]

Armentrout, Daloma.
Art, Jewelry and Metals: Makers, Markets, Meaning. 2nd ed. Austin: privately printed, 1992.

[ B ]

Barbisio, Carla Gallo et al. Bruno Martinazzi. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche und Autoren, 1997.

Blauer, Ettagale. Contemporary American Jewelry Design. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991.

Brynner, Irena. Jewelry As An Art Form. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold,1979.

[ C ]

Cheung, Lin, Beccy Clarke and Indigo Clarke (eds.). New Directions in Jewellery II. London: Back Dog Publishing, 2006.

[ D ]

Darling, Sharon S. Chicago Metalsmiths. Chicago, IL: Chicago Historical Society, 1977.

DiNoto, Andrea. Art Plastic: Designed for Living. New York: Abbeyville Press, 1984.

Dormer, Peter and Ralph Turner. The New Jewelry Trends + Traditions. NY: Thames and Hudson Inc, 1989.

Dubin, Lois Sherr. Arctic Transformations: The Jewelry of Denise and Samuel Wallace. New York: Easton Studio Press, 2005.


[ E ]

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