The Rings Book

The Rings Book

This practical jewellery handbook looks at the history and significance of rings and then guides the reader through a series of step-by-step projects.

Author: Jinks McGrath

Publisher: Herbert Press

ISBN: 1912217643

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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This practical jewellery handbook looks at the history and significance of rings and then guides the reader through a series of step-by-step projects. Featuring a brand new gallery at the back of the book, newly designed insides and a stunning new cover.
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The Retail Jeweller s Handbook and Merchandise Manual for Sales Personnel

The Retail Jeweller s Handbook and Merchandise Manual for Sales Personnel

SAMPLE HEADING IN GOLD AND PLATINUM JEWELLERY STOCK BOOK A. Rings : ( a ) Single Stone , Cross - over , Cluster 1. This ring will be marked A1 ) This ring will be marked A2 ) 3. ( and so on ) The merit of a subdivided class system is ...

Author: Arnold Selwyn

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015007203733

Category: Hallmarks

Page: 519

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Categories: Hallmarks

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Church Plate of Dorset Diocese of Cumberland Jewellery . CASTELLANI , A. LUTHMER , F. WALLIS , G. History and Mystery of Precious Stones Handbook of Engraved Gems ; 600 ill . Antique Gems and Rings ; 2 vols . ; 600 ill .

Author: William Swan Sonnenschein

Publisher: London S. Sonnenschein 1891.

ISBN: HARVARD:HNYX78

Category: Best books

Page: 1146

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The Jewelry Maker s Design Book

The Jewelry Maker s Design Book

With The Jewelry Maker's Design Book: An Alchemy of Objects you will learn techniques for making several beautiful projects and discover how to plan and conceive your designs using one-of-a-kind objects in mixed media jewelry pieces.

Author: Deryn Mentock

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781592538843

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 148

View: 515

With The Jewelry Maker's Design Book: An Alchemy of Objects you will learn techniques for making several beautiful projects and discover how to plan and conceive your designs using one-of-a-kind objects in mixed media jewelry pieces.
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Vintage Jewellery

Vintage Jewellery

An invaluable reference as well as a visual delight of times past, the book explores the key designers and jewellery houses, technical developments and cultural influences that shaped jewellery design.

Author: Caroline Cox

Publisher:

ISBN: 1780977085

Category: Jewelry

Page: 224

View: 607

Decade by decade, the lavishly illustrated Vintage Jewellery recounts 120 years of history, from Lalique's Art Nouveau enamelling at the turn of the twentieth century to Cartier's gemstones and Christian Dior's mid-century costume pieces to Harry Winston's diamonds. Accompanied by archive images, fashion photography and specially commissioned photographs of period pieces, the most collectible and beautiful bracelets, necklaces, rings and brooches are showcased. An invaluable reference as well as a visual delight of times past, the book explores the key designers and jewellery houses, technical developments and cultural influences that shaped jewellery design. Each chapter begins with a historical introduction to the era. The chapter then develops along themes - such as materials, shapes, advances in technology and information about the gemstone industry. Each decade ends with a 'key looks' spread showing an at-a-glance view of the important designs that defined the era.
Categories: Jewelry

Ancient Jewellery

Ancient Jewellery

This book shows how important ancient jewellery is to interpreting the past.

Author: Jack Ogden

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520080300

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 68

View: 644

00 Jewellery has a rare power to communicate, even across millennia, the feelings, beliefs, and aspirations of the people who wore it. Jewellery also contributes to the study of ancient art and metalworking techniques, for great skill was required to create what are often small-scale works of art. But the importance of surviving artifacts of the jeweller's craft--quite apart from the inherent attraction of individual pieces--is now increasing as the number of new scientific techniques available to archaeologists expands, complementing the more traditional methods of analysis. This book shows how important ancient jewellery is to interpreting the past. Jewellery has a rare power to communicate, even across millennia, the feelings, beliefs, and aspirations of the people who wore it. Jewellery also contributes to the study of ancient art and metalworking techniques, for great skill was required to create what are often small-scale works of art. But the importance of surviving artifacts of the jeweller's craft--quite apart from the inherent attraction of individual pieces--is now increasing as the number of new scientific techniques available to archaeologists expands, complementing the more traditional methods of analysis. This book shows how important ancient jewellery is to interpreting the past.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Diamond Ring Buying Guide

Diamond Ring Buying Guide

A Gems & Gemology review described the previous edition of the Diamond Ring Buying Guide as An entire course on judging diamonds in 155 pages of well-organised information ... the book serves as a checklist for the purchase, mounting and ...

Author: Renee Newman

Publisher:

ISBN: 0929975545

Category: Diamonds

Page: 149

View: 422

This updated and revised 8th Edition provides concise yet detailed information on diamond quality evaluation, lab-grown diamonds, fakes, gem treatments, cutting styles, gold, platinum, palladium, silver, alternative metals, settings, ring selection, diamond grading reports, gem care and buying tips. Its a visual guide that helps you select the best diamonds and mounting for your budget and needs. Written in clear, everyday English, with lots of colour photos, the book shows you step-by-step how to evaluate diamonds and settings. It has helped thousands of diamond buyers make smart choices and is a useful reference for jewelry salespeople when answering customers questions about diamonds, precious metals and settings. A Gems & Gemology review described the previous edition of the Diamond Ring Buying Guide as An entire course on judging diamonds in 155 pages of well-organised information ... the book serves as a checklist for the purchase, mounting and care of a diamond. The photos are excellent. Brides magazine wrote: "Want to feel truly confident in the jewelry store? Read the Diamond Ring Buying Guide by an industry insider, which will teach you how to judge a quality diamond. What We Love: The seriously savvy shopping tips and the massive colour photos that reveal what diamonds look like under a loupe".
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Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising

Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising

Handbook of jewelry and gemstone appraising. ... One hundred years of collectible jewelry (1850–1950). ... Four centuries of European jewellery. Feltham, Middlesex: Spring Books, Hamlyn House. Bury, Shirley, 1984. Rings.

Author: Anna M. Miller

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461597179

Category: Science

Page: 180

View: 737

There is more to appraising jewelry than just being parable sales and a value determination. Then, all this able to put a dollar value on an item. The title of ap information, with clear jewelry descriptions, must be praiser distinguishes the individual who is able to iden succinctly put together with photographs and deliv tify, witness, estimate status, excellence, or potential ered to the client. ity, and to determine the authenticity of an article. Today's jewelry appraiser should also be cognizant Many factors impact on a thorough appraisal, espe of the vicissitudes of fashion, how changes impact the cially on estate and period jewelry. jewelry market in a substantial and vital manner in both design and style. A careful look must be given to Developing all this expertise is a lot to ask of practi tioners who only a decade ago were barely making a study of color psychology with an awareness of why specific gemstones and their colors and enamels of cer distinction between a well-written sales receipt and a professional appraisal report. tain colors were used in different periods. Industrial In the past few years bold changes have taken place developments, from machine stamped jewelry, the use in this field. It is now understood that standard ap of aniline dyes in clothing, and development of the praisal concepts and principles can be applied to the electric light, have influenced design and use of gem stones.
Categories: Science

Rings

Rings

An international survey of rings throughout history features lavish photographs of a wide variety of ring types, in a thematically arranged volume that showcases signet, commitment, ecclesiastical, and other ring forms, from ancient Egypt ...

Author: Diana Scarisbrick

Publisher:

ISBN: 0500291128

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 384

View: 163

An international survey of rings throughout history features lavish photographs of a wide variety of ring types, in a thematically arranged volume that showcases signet, commitment, ecclesiastical, and other ring forms, from ancient Egypt through the twentieth century.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

The Art of Jewelry Design

The Art of Jewelry Design

Starting with a fully illustrated discussion of design principles and metal and stone rendering techniques, this volume then presents progressive detailed sketches and finished drawings of many varieties of ring and earring designs.

Author: Maurice P. Galli

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN: 0887405622

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 451

The process of designing jewelry has never before been explored in a book. It has taken the combined talents of three top jewelry designers, including a profess who teaches the skill to jewelry students, to create this beautiful and practical step-by-step format. Starting with a fully illustrated discussion of design principles and metal and stone rendering techniques, this volume then presents progressive detailed sketches and finished drawings of many varieties of ring and earring designs. From such drawings the manufacturing jeweler can assemble the objects themselves. This book teaches one how to create those drawings. "It is a book that I have searched for, in vain, for many years. It is both the first and undoubtedly the best, and will remain the best for many years. This book is destined to become the bible of the designer, the guide of the artisan, and the companion of the jewelry lover." Samuel Beizer, Chairman, Jewelry Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
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