Harold Newman, who was a famous collector and writer on the decorative arts, incorporates definitions of terms relating to the processes used in jewelry making, descriptions of the principal gemstones and their characteristics, brief histories of famous named jewels and gemstones, and biographical entries on designers and makers of jewelry from the Renaissance to modern times With its extensive cross-referencing and selected bibliographical references for further reading, this volume has no rival.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages, 685 illustrations, 16 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/1987
- Category: Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design
- ISBN: 9780500274521