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Jewelry Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about jewelry and design.

World Wide Web Resources

About.com: Beadwork
http://beadwork.about.com/

“A site with all sorts of information about making beaded jewelry and crafts. Includes articles on beading techniques and fashions, how-to information, patterns for beaded projects, links to beading societies, and more.”

Lapidary Journal
http://www.lapidaryjournal.com/

"Lapidary Journal was the first gem and jewelry-making magazine in the world, and after 50 years, it's still the Number One print magazine dedicated to gems, jewelry arts, beads, minerals and more!”

Jewelers of America
http://www.jewelers.org/

Links to an entire series of brochures about fine jewelry and gemstones for the consumer.

ShawGuides: Art & Craft Workshops
http://art.shawguides.com/

"Detailed descriptions of hundreds of art, craft, ceramics, fiber, sculpture, glass, jewelry, & woodworking workshops and painting vacations worldwide."

Print Resources

Reference

Matlins, Antoinette Leonard Jewelry & gems, the buying guide : how to buy diamonds, pearls, colored gemstones, gold & jewelry with confidence and knowledge Woodstock, VT : GemStone Press, c2005. Call # R 736.2 MA

Non Fiction

Baker, Lillian 100 Years of collectible jewelry, 1850 - 1950 Paducah, KY : Collector Books, c1978. Call # 739.27 BAK

Becker, Vivienne Antique and twentieth century jewelry : a guide for collectors New York, NY : Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1982. Call # 739.27 BE

Cox, Caroline Vintage jewelry design : classics to collect & wear New York, NY : Lark Crafts, c2010. Call # 739.27 CO

Kenzle, Linda Fry The irresistible bead : designing & creating exquisite beadwork jewelry Radnor, PA : Chilton Book Co., c1996. Call # 745.582 KE

Matlins, Antoinette & Bonanno, Antonio C. Jewelry & gems, the buying guide : how to buy diamonds, pearls, colored gemstones, gold & jewelry with confidence and knowledge Woodstock, VT : Gemstone Press, c2005. Call # 736.2 MA

McGrath, Jinks The encyclopedia of jewelry - making techniques Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c1995. Call # 739.27 MC

Miller, Judith and Wainwright, John Costume jewelry New York, NY : Dk Pub., c2003. Call # 688.2 MI

Nicholls, Dale Reeves Antique enameled jewelry Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c2006. Call # 739.27 NI

Phillips, Clare Jewels and jewelry New York, NY : Watson-Guptill Publications, c2000. Call # 739 PH

Price, Judith Masterpieces of American jewelry Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c2004. Call # 739.27 PR

Victorian jewelry : an illustrated collection of exquisite 19th - century jewelry New York, NY : Portland House, c1991. Call # 739.27 VI

Young, Anastasia Gemstone settings : the jewelry maker's guide to styles & techniques Loveland, CO : Interweave, c2012. Call # 739.27 YO

Fiction

Gould, Judith The Parisian affair New York, NY : New American Library, c2004. Call # F GOU

Lowell, Elizabeth The color of death New York, NY : Morrow, c2004. Call # F LOW

Sanders, Lawrence The seventh commandment New York, NY : Putnam, c1991. Call # F SAN

Steel, Danielle Jewels New York, NY : Delacorte Press, c1992. Call # F STE

Educational Videos

Hidden treasures: a collector's guide to antique and vintage jewelry of the 19th and 20th centuries Sherman Oaks, CA : Venture Entertainment Group, Inc., c1992. Call # V 739.27 LE

 

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