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Jewelry Through The Ages

by Gregorietti, Guido

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NY: American Heritage, 1969, 1969 (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. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Bookseller
Twelfth Street Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
52
Title
Jewelry Through The Ages
Author
Gregorietti, Guido
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
NY: American Heritage, 1969
Date published
1969
Keywords
JEWELRY, JEWELRY HISTORY, GEM CUTTING, PRECIOUS STONES

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