Jewels and jewelry /Clare Phillips ; photography by Ian Thomas.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-270357

Description

160 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm., "Ranging from exquisite early medieval and Renaissance pieces to today's modern designs, Jewels and Jewelry celebrates the jewelry collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Objects from both Europe and North America illustrate every important style, from the influences of antiquity on sixteenth-century designs, to the Baroque and Neo-Classical, to Art Nouveau and Art Deco, to the avant-garde of the late-twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Jewelry
Goldwork
Silverwork
Jewelry.

Originator

Phillips, Clare.

Contents

Pt. 1. Materials -- pt. 2. Chronology of style -- pt. 3. Manufacturing and distribution.

Publication

New York : Watson-Guptill Publications

Description

160 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
"Ranging from exquisite early medieval and Renaissance pieces to today's modern designs, Jewels and Jewelry celebrates the jewelry collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Objects from both Europe and North America illustrate every important style, from the influences of antiquity on sixteenth-century designs, to the Baroque and Neo-Classical, to Art Nouveau and Art Deco, to the avant-garde of the late-twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

0823025845 :
9780823025848

Call Number

Coll. NK7302.5.G7 L636 2000

Other People and Orgs

Victoria and Albert Museum.

Places

England.