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5000 years of gems and jewelry

Frances Rogers

5000 years of gems and jewelry

by Frances Rogers

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewelry -- History,
  • Gems -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frances Rogers and Alice Beard, with line drawings by the authors and sixteen illustrations in halftone.
    ContributionsBeard, Alice, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7306 .R6 1947
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6522926M
    LC Control Number47031249
    OCLC/WorldCa1865538

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The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of jewelry. The previous edition of this exhaustive survey was published to critical acclaim by the British Museum Press/5(52). "A mind-boggling feat, this survey of years of glittering memorabilia of lost empires, royal egos, superstition and sentiment." —New York Times Book Review.

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Bedazzled: Years of Jewelry. This exquisitely illustrated book presents a wonderful selection of jewelry dating from the 2nd millennium B.C. to the early 20th century from the. By Sabine Albersmeier. This exquisitely illustrated book presents a wonderful selection of jewelry dating from the 2 nd millennium B.C.

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Specific terminology, when used, is always explained; each text clearly states 2/5(1). For thousands of years, human beings have been captivated by the natural beauty of gemstones.

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The appraisal should describe, among other things, the style of the jewelry, the cut and setting of the gem, and whether it is now in fashion. “Beads are the Adam and Eve of the jewelry family” say the authors of the very com-prehensive book, “ Years of Gems and Jewelry.” From man’s earliest days, the most uni-versal forms of jewelry have been the neck-lace and the bracelet, and he has used a wide variety of materials in the process–from the.

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