Understanding Jewelry

Bennett, David & Mascetti, Daniela

Published by Antique Collectors' Club, 2000
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Synopsis: A classic Antique Collectors' Club title, Understanding Jewellery is now available in a revised and fully updated third edition and is unique in explaining why jewellery values vary and the individual points important for each category. Explanations are given in a straightforward, uncomplicated manner with a text largely linked directly to specific illustrations. This makes the assimilation of the information much easier than in traditional text dominated books. The authors, both jewellery experts, evaluate many millions of pounds worth annually and thus handle a complete cross-section of what is available on the market. They have specially selected the hundreds of superb colour illustrations to show what to look for and, equally important, what to avoid. Whether interested in the history of fashion, deciding what to buy or simply to enjoy a visual feast of beautiful objects, this book will serve as an invaluable reference and represents outstanding value. This book is an excellent guide to

About the Author: David Bennett is Chairman of Sotheby's International Jewellery Division for Europe and the Middle East. Daniela Mascetti has been with Sotheby's since 1980, started the jewellery department in Milan and is now a senior expert and director, based in London. Both authors are Fellows of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.

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Title: Understanding Jewelry
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club
Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine

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Book Description -Antique Collectors' Club 23 Nov. -, 1989. 1990 reprint. 386 pages. Illustrated in 738 colour and 30 black and white plates. Cloth. Very good in rubbed and edge-worn dustjacket. 'Understanding Jewellery' is a comprehensive guide to 19th and 20th Century jewellery. From the methods used to identify and date pieces, to the factors that can affect their value, this volume contains an abundance of expertise relating to precious stones and metals. With almost 1000 magnificent colour illustrations accompanied by straightforward but thorough explanations, this publication offers a richer and more accessible reading experience than traditional text-dominated books. Including introductions to precious and semi-precious stones, and details of the stylistic developments of jewellery over the last 200 years, this volume is a standard work of reference and aninvaluable tool for collectors and dealers alike. Bookseller Inventory # 26593

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