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Jewelry Through The Ages

Gregorietti, Guido

Published by NY: American Heritage, 1969, 1969
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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(Sinkankas 2518; Franklin 6261).Dec cl covers with gilt design & gilt letters to spine, 319 pp, 400 illustrations with over half in color, table precious stones, bibliography, index. Famous Italian art historian Gregorietti examines recorded history of jewelry which goes back 40,000 years. The use of jewelry for status, commemorative value and personal adornment is explored in chapters about gold, coloured stones, the Middle Ages, Renaissance (age of elaborate jewels), Baroque period, 18th century (period of French influence), 19th century and up till the present day. “extensive history of gem cutting and use of precious stones in jewelry. Documented study of major pieces of jewelry in principal museums and collections world wide” – Benjamin Zucker. Foreward by Erich Steingraber. Translated from the Italian by Helen Lawrence. Magnificent photos. F/F. Bookseller Inventory # 52

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Title: Jewelry Through The Ages

Publisher: NY: American Heritage, 1969

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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We are a mail order business dealing in Used, Out-of-Print & Rare books(some in print books as well),with a specialty of books on jewelry, gems and gemology, and have been in business since 1985. Our titles consist of period jewelry, jewelry designers, jewelry collections, gems, gem and jewelry appraising, antique jewelry, rings, necklaces, earings, engraved gems, gem mining, diamonds,opals,emeralds, ruby and sapphire,jade, amber, pearls, pearl diving gem hunting adventures diamond mining, history of jewelry, crown jewels,Lalique, Cartier, Buccellati, Falize,Chanel, William Spratling, Faberge, Bulgari, and much more. We sell to gemologists, collectors,jewelry historians,jewelry appraisers,jewelry and gem dealers,jewelry designers, libraries, institutions, museums, auction houses, and lovers of fine art and jewelry books. We are listed in the Rare Book Room Directory of ABE, and were featured in ABE's Bookseller Spotlight, November 2004. We also feature bibliographies, catalogues, and reference books, poetry, literature, books about books, and a general selection of used, out of print and rare books.

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