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A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's (1978)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1978

Seller ID: 2725

Condition: Fine condition


This is an unusual catalog for an auction, even by Sotheby's many handsome examples. This one features a famous person on each page -- the Duchess of Windsor, Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Edna Winston, Elton John, Countess Mona Bismarck, the Count and Countess du Boisrouvray, Ava Gardner, Helene Beaumont, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Marlene Dietrich. The jewels are top drawer from the most revered jewelers in the world and each is beautifully described. Catalog is printed on glossy paper throughout. The back paper which appears to be obstructing the photos, are just narrow strips with... View more info

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Prairie Edge Creators of Plains Indian Art, Artifacts and Jewelry Catalog (circa 1970's)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Rapid City, South Dakota, Prairie Edge: circa 1970's

Seller ID: 3550

Condition: Very good condition


I have never before see this catalog, but it certainly is attractive, especially if you like Native American art of many kinds. Among the items, all of which are pictured in full color with descriptions are shields, clothing, jewelry, pipes, bags and purses, lances, axes, hair pipe chokers, drums and animal skulls, among others. The catalog is not dated, but it appears to be from the 70's. It measures 7-1/2" x 9" and has 47 pages. View more info

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Cowell & Hubbard:The Couturier Collection (Surprise Cover)

By: N/A

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cowell & Hubbard: Unknown (Presumed 80's)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 3720

Condition: Very good condition


The cover of this trade catalog presented by Cowell and Hubbard, Cleveland, Ohio's premiere jewelry store from 1861. It looks like the title box is falling off and the cover is wrinkled. But, no! It's flat and smooth -- the design tricked the eye. What also makes this catalog so interesting is the pairing of expensive fine jewelry with couture clothing designed by Bill Blass, Adele Simpson, Ralph Lauren and others. Catalog measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" with 72 pages. There's also an order blank which folds into an envelope -- unused. Unfortunately, there is no date and no clues. I came to the concl... View more info

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Elizabeth Taylor A to Z: A Publication to Celebrate the Dynamic Life and Collections of Elizabeth Taylor

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Christies: 2011

Seller ID: 4078

Condition: Very good condition


This is the most unusual auction catalog ever. Yes, it has her clothes and jewelry on the block, but a good bit of the text is about her life covering art, Art Nouveau, Belle Epoque, her movie Boom!, Richard Burton, Chanel, Dior, Egyptian Revival, Emeralds, Exotica, Feathers, the Golden Charm Braclet, handbags, the Iguana Brooch, Jewelry, Kaftans, Lavender, M.G. M. Studios, National Velvet, Oscars, La Peregrina, Philanthropy, the Queen, Rubies, Saphires, Mike Todd, Turquoise, Ungaro, Valentino,Versace, Volbracht, Warhol, and XY and Z. There are wonderful photos in color and others in black an... View more info

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Palm Beach Jewelry and Antique Show 2004 catalog (and Newspaper)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, UBS Main sponsor: 2004

Edition: February 13-17

Seller ID: 4270

Condition: Very good


This is not an auction catalog. The treasures are placed in booths where vendors answer questions, offer information, and in the end seal a deal that make both seller and buyer leave happy. What's interesting of course is the items presented in the catalog as advertising. All are on golssy paper and in full color. The newspaper was from the Palm Beach News highlighting art, jewelry and antiques not only over the counter, but also in seminars. A few titles are these: The Inside Story -- Behind Some of the World's Great Jewels; The Connoisseur's Heart -- the Joy of Living With Antiques and Art;... View more info

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Sotheby's Auction The Estate of Jacqueliine Kennedy Onassis April 23-26, 1996

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Sotheby's: 1996

Seller ID: 4325

Condition: Very good condition


This is a large and beautiful auction catalog which was published after Jackie's death.The book is clean and nice, but it does have a couple defects. I don't know if the absentee form was loose, or not, but if the previous owner put it in it's with white tape on one side. The only other problem is that the form is a small bit bigger than the other pages.The catalog shows many lovely photographs with Jackie and JFK, with their children, and their family. There is biographical info and pages of lovely rooms and many stunning items -- American decorative arts and furniture; American paintings, an... View more info

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Tiffany & Co. 1980-1981 and Selections fromk Tiffany & Co. 1981

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Tuffany & Co.: 1980-81

Edition: Original 1980-81 Complete

Seller ID: 4695

Condition: Very good condition


This pair of Tiffany catalogs -- the small one is the full catalog from 1980-81. The other is a selection of items in a larger format in the larger catalog. The big one measures 6-1/2" square and the small one 4" x 6". Both are illustrated with color photographs and models. The descriptions are also helpful View more info

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Important Jewels By Sotheby's February 5, 2015

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sotheby's Auction. Jewelry, Sotheby's: 2015

Seller ID: 4869

Condition: Fine condition


Auction catalogs used to be rather plain, but that was then.Now Sotheby's and others use every bit of magic in the jewelry box --glossy covers, glossy paper, full size photos in full color, and beatuiful jewels From small to large, every piece of jewelry provides what the buyer needs to know. The catlog measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/4 and has 216 page View more info

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A BRILLIANT HISTORY

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 27988

Condition: FINE


A PHOTO HISTORY OF SOME OF THE FINEST JEWELS EVER SOLD BY SOTHEBY'S AND THE FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO OWNED THEM 24 PGS. ON GLOSSY CARD STOCK EACH PAGE FEATURES A PIECE OF THE WORLDS FINEST JEWELRY WITH A BRIEF HISTORY AND A PHOTO OF ITS HIGH PROFILE OWNER View more info

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Centrifugal or Lost Wax Jewelry Casting For Schools, Tradesmen, Craftsmen (1974)

By: Bovin, Murray

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Forest Hills, New York, Bovin Publishing: 1974

Edition: Fourth printing

Seller ID: 3622

Condition: Very good


Very nice, clean book printed on quality coated paper.Measures 8"x10-1/4" and shows no names or writing. Only fault is sunning to spine. Illustrated profusely with educational photographs which accompany an extensive text covering rubber mold making, casting waxes and forming techniques, spruing and investing, the science of burnout, centrifugal casting machines, metal melting and casting procedure, finishing operations, jewelry casting metal, white metal casting, and gold refining. 115 pages. Indexed. Also available is Murray Bovin's book Jewelry Making in the same format. View more info

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Jewelry Making (For Schools Tradesmen Craftsmen 1970)

By: Bovin, Murray

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Forest Hills, New york, Murray Bovin: 1970

Edition: 14th printing

Seller ID: 3646

Condition: Very good condition


Other than a little edge wear this book is very clean and nice. Book measures 7-1/2" x 10-1/4" and has 175 pages printed on quality coated paper. As of this writing I also have this author's book, "Centrifugal or Lost Wax Jewelry Casting" located on this site. The book is amply illustrated with black and white photographs, many of educational help. There's also drawings, again for both beauty and education. Topics are soldering, pickling, stripping and bombing, annealing, files and filing, polishing and buffing, chemical finishes, drills and drilling, hardening and tempering steel, wire drawi... View more info

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Vintaj Jewelry Technique Book

By: No author

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Location unknown, Vintaj Natural Brass Company: 2001

Seller ID: 4461

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fine condition


This is a remarkable booklet which offers many techniques to make beautiful jewelry from natural brass and designs from nature. Among the techniques taught are filigree, focal texturing, reliefing and alcohol ink, letter imprinting,texturing and riveting, sizzix embossing, bezels, toggle clasps and much more. The booklet measures 9" square and has 33 beautiful pages. View more info

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VICTORIAN JEWELRY

By: PETER HINKS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, PORTLAND HOUSE: 1991

Seller ID: 7444

ISBN: 0517053950

Condition: VERY GOOD


325 PAGES , SEVERAL IN COLR ,TAKEN FROM A SERIES OF JEWELRY CATALOGS ORIGINALY PUBLISHED AROUND 1900 . INCLUDES RINGS ,PINS , NECKLACES CUFF LINKS MATCH SAFES AND MUCH MORE AN ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION OF EXQUISITE 19 CENTURY JEWELRY A GREAT REFERENCE FOR A STUDENT OF LATE 19TH EARLY 20 TH CENTURY JEWELRY. BOOK AND D.J. ,IN MYLAR , VERY GOOD CONDITION View more info

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Sotherby's Fine Jewels 11 June 1015 Auction Catalog

By: Robert Leigh Pemberton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Londong,England, Sotheby's: 2015

Seller ID: 4176

Condition: Near fine condition


Very handsome catalog showing the world the greatest designers whose work covers the decades. There are many names to add, but I will make a short list -- Boucheron, Georg Jensen, Theo Fennell, Putek, Phillipe Co., Mustroianni. Subbadini, Cartier, Tiffany, Mellerio, Van Cleef and Arpels; and Hermes. The catalog measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/2" and has 180 pages printed on coated pages which make the jewels shine. View more info

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Jewelry USA, From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum (Includes Listing Catalogue of Artists)

By: Smith, Paul J. (Director)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Craft Museum II: 1984

Seller ID: 3724

Condition: Very good condition


This beautiful exhibition catalogue was published to accompany the works on view at the American Craft Museum from May 25 - September 1, 1984. In addition to the catalog there is also a separate directory of the 211 works and their makers. The main catalogue measures 8-1/2" and has 59 counted pages. The works are photographed throughout in both color and black and white. Very handsome and clean. The only defect of note is a scratch at back which did not lose color. View more info

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Bijoux Mercredi 10 Juin 2015 Hotel Drouot, Paris (Jewelry auction)

By: Sylvin-Charles,Touret (Expert Joaillier, jeweler)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Drouot Hotel, Paris, Tessier Sarrou & Associates (Auctioneers): 2015

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 3625

Condition: Fine condition


Bijoux Mercredi translates as jewelry on Wednesday which was a say of exhibition at the Hotel Drouot in Paris on June 10, 2015. The catalog sports a shiny black card cover and beautiful photos and descriptions on the 53 pages which include all 456 items. Among there are these brand names: Boucheron, Cartier, Van Cleef and Arpels, Fred, Bulgari, Dior, Chaumet, Line Wautrin, Yuri Kuper, Chanel,Jaeger Le Coultre, Omega, Breguet, Rolex, Breitling, Beaue et Mercier, Piaget, Ebel, and I.W C.. View more info

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Guide To Buying Pearls (Majorica, 1971)

By: Young, Eleonor R. Young

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Majorca, Perlas Majorica: 1971

Seller ID: 2134

Condition: Very good condition


This is a beautifully made booklet which has a plain white card cover and a separate dustjacket. It's definitely an advertising piece, but it also offers much information about the pearl jewelry business. Also laid-in a leaflet about the company. The booklet is done in question and answer format with a total of 51 questions! Here's some examples: What is a natural pearl? Are there different kinds of cultured pearls? In what shape do pearls grow? Hoe do you care for Majorica pearls? And much morr. The booklet measures 6" x 8-1.2" and has 81 pages. There are many illustrations in both black and ... View more info