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1 Becker, Friedrich Friedrich Becker, Dusseldorf: Schmuck Und Kenetische Objekte
Hanau Deutsches Goldschmiedhaus 1972 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
58-page exhibition catalogue (October 8-29, 1972), full of black and white plates, including his architectural rings and other jewelry plus some of his "kinetic" ornaments. Near-Fine condition in stiff wraps with light wear to corners and faint toning to white covers. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Becker, Friedrich New Gold, Silver, Jewels, Industrial Design By Friedrich Becker of Dusseldorf
London The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths 1966 First Edition Stiff Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Catalogue for an exhibition held October 4-19, 1966. In the Introduction, Graham Hughes, the Company's art director, admires Becker's "perfect" workmanship and use of "regular carefully polished stones": "Not for him the romantically natural finish, the casual effects derived from action painting, the delightful rough crystals which are fashionable today," which tells us where the Company was at in the Sixties, as well as something about what was happening to jewelry design and other arts at that time. In addition to Becker's wonderfully sculptural rings and jewelry, there are examples of his tableware and his actual sculpture, including a spectacular metal fountain. All black and white plates (about 45 pages of them), highly suitable. Text in English and German. Near-Fine in stiff wraps with light soiling to corners and page edges. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Chadour, Anna Betriz and Andreas Freisfeld SchmuckStucke: Der Impuls Der Moderne in Europa
Munich, Germany Klinkhardt and Biermann 1991 First Edition Hardcover Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
190-page monograph with text in German and 117 color plates. In all, a fine survey of trends in the design of jewelry in the 20th century as illustrated by the works of the masters. Near-Fine in hardcover without dust jacket as issued, with light wear and soiling to corners and edges. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Falkenstein, Claire The Modernist Jewelry of Claire Falkenstein
Long Beach, CA Long Beach Museum of Art 2004 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Fine  Issued Without Jacket 
One of 3500 catalogues produced to accompany an exhibition held at the Long Beach Museum of Art May 2-August 15, 2004 of this under-rated sculptor's work in jewelry. Look at the more than 60 individual pieces shown here (all exhibition plates in color), then think about Peggy Guggenheim's gates if you want to do something seismic to your head. Good essay by Maren Henderson. Fine in stiff wraps as issued.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Falkenstein, Claire The Modernist Jewelry of Claire Falkenstein
Long Beach, CA Long Beach Museum of Art 2004 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
One of 3500 catalogues produced to accompany an exhibition held at the Long Beach Museum of Art May 2-August 15, 2004 of this under-rated sculptor's work in jewelry. Look at the more than 60 individual pieces shown here (all exhibition plates in color), then think about Peggy Guggenheim's gates if you want to do something seismic to your head. Good essay by Maren Henderson. Fine in stiff wraps as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Heron, Susanna Susanna Heron: The Recurring Theme
Apeldoorn, Netherlands Van Reekummuseum 1982 First Edition Wraps As Issued Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
12-page catalogue plus illustrated covers include a brief essay by Heron, and 17 of her works (in black and white). Is it jewelry? Is it body ornament? Is it sculpture? Is it light art? Whatever, the work is highly individualistic and deserves attention. Near-Fine in wraps as issued: corners lightly bent. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Kopylova, V. I. Jewellery Art in the Urals: Sverdlovsk Jewellers
Russia Sverdlovks Middle-Urals Publishing House 1981 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Book 
224-pages, with text in Russian and English. Many, many color plates illustrate the development of the Sverdlovsk jewelers over time from a purely regional style into modern work. Fine hardcover binding in Very Good++ dust jacket with edge wear, small chips to spine head and closed tears to top front edge (looks better than it sounds). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Lewis, Mary E. And Dorothy Dignam The Marriage of Diamonds and Dolls, including the history of American Bridal Customs
New York Lindquist 1947 First Edition Stated Hardcover Fine Near-Fine Book 
This is such a curious book, I had to include it. Why in a list of design and fine crafts titles? One answer is "for the diamonds alone"-the author has included a photograph of a wedding or engagement ring with each photograph of a bride doll, thus providing a convenient snapshot of the stones and settings that were popular in the 30s and 40s. For the fashion, too, although only the professionals among you will know what the time lag was between bridal fashion and regular fashion in the 40s. The extremely detailed information about bridal customs is a bonus that you may appreciate more than you think. This copy in a Fine hardcover binding with a near-Fine dust jacket (slightly off-white) in protective Mylar. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 None Retrospective Louis Cartier: Masterworks of Art Deco
West Palm Beach, Florida Norton Gallery & School of Art 1982 First Edition Wraps Very Good+ Issued Without Jacket Book 
124 items pictured and annotated in detail, some in color. Laid in are two xerox pages of additional pieces, dated 1985, on the letterhead of Norton Gallery and School of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, numbering 125 through 165 (not illustrated), with each piece briefly described and dated. Very Good+ with some light wear to edges and corners, faint soiling to covers, and the pages of the addenda toned and roughened. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Oppenheim, Meret Meret Oppenheim [1984]
Paris ARC Musee D'art moderne De la ville De Paris 1984 First Edition Stiff Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Catalogue for an exhibition held October 27-December 10, 1984. Illustrated with more than 60 plates (about half a dozen in color), this catalogue shows nearly the full range of Oppenheim's work, from sketches to poems to full-size sculpture and ornament. Text in French. 84 pages, including detailed chronology and exhibition lists that comprise a comprehensive resource on this under-appreciated artist. Near-Fine in stiff wraps as issued with slight crease at lower front corner of front cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Sinkenkas, John Gemology: An Annotated Bibliography
Metuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press 1993 First Edition Hard Cover in Shrink-Wrap Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Well over 1100 pages in two volumes, with more than 7000 entries, and more than 200 illustrations. This is a bibliography, in which Sinkenkas includes-and in many cases annotates--nearly every book and journal article relevant to his subject. The work of a lifetime, and already the standard source in the field. Fine hardcover bindings without dust jackets as issued in publisher's shrink-wrap. Because these books are so heavy, extra shipping charges will be required. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12 Smit, Robert Robert Smit: Beyond Reach
Delft, Netherlands Stedelijk Museum 1987 First Edition Stiff Card Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
48-page exhibition catalogue that is part exhibition documentation, part artist's sketchbook, and part something else. Smit's drawings are as interesting as his jewelry, shown in 11 color plates and numerous others in black and white-the color is particularly striking because of the type of gold Smit uses. Fine in stiff card wraps as issued with light wear to edges. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13 Unknown Transfiguration: Japanese Art Jewelry Today
Tokyo, Japan National Museum of Modern Art Crafts Gallery 2006 First Edition Double Folded Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
More evidence that the recent interest in jewelry design is not limited to Western institutions, auctioneers, flea marketers, galleries, and collectors. This gorgeous, 166-page catalogue for an exhibition held October 7-December 10, 2006, with text in Japanese and English, features the work of 36 Japanese designers. Brief biographies show the range of their backgrounds and inspirations, but it is the 179 color plates that will snatch your breath. A beautiful, and beautifully produced catalogue. Fine in silver textured double-folded stiff wraps with errata sheet (in Japanese) and a color plate laid in. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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14 Van Leersum, Emmy Emmy Van Leersum in the Stedelijk
Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum 1980 First Edition Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
32-page catalogue for an exhibition that opened at the Stedelijk and went on to the Galerie Albertstrasse in Graz and the Galerie Nouvelles Images in The Hague in 1980). Van Leersum is primarily a sculptor, as shown by some of the constructions pictured here, who brings her sculptor's sensibility to the making of body ornament. More than 40 pieces shown, a number with the artist's initial sketches, all in black and white except for the cover illustration. Fine condition in wraps as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Various Fachhochschule Dusseldorf Fachbereich Design: Studienschwerpunkt Schmuck Design
Danau Deutsches Goldschmiedhaus 1977 First Edition Stiff Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
48-page catalogue for an exhibition held April 2-May 8, 1977, of what appears to be student work-many of the plates are described as "projects", which I took to mean assignments. All plates in black and white, all text in German. Lots of interesting designs for conventional and unconventional ornaments. Freidrich Becker is listed as Professor, and at least one of the students went on to become a jewelry designer (Linda Muller, whose work was chosen for a British exhibition in 1982; see below). Fine in stiff wraps as issued. 
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16 Various Good as Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry
Washington DC Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian 1981 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
32-page catalogue for one of the Smithsonian's traveling exhibitions. The Smithsonian, encyclopedic as ever, collected 180 pieces of jewelry for this show, much of it from the artists themselves, who used everything from cowbone to handmade paper to epoxy resin to metals of every description as materials and a stunning array of techniques to achieve these unique pieces. Most are shown in color, and none on live models, which shows where the Smithsonian was coming from at the time. Fine in stiff wraps as issued with light wear to corners. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Various L'Or Des Vikings
Brussels, Belgium Palais Des Beaux Arts 1970 First Edition Illustrated Stiff Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Catalogue for an exhibition held January 15-February 15, 1970, with text in Swedish and French. Illustrated with photographs, a few in color. Fine in illustrated stiff wraps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Various Metals and Fibers
Amherst MA University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts-Amherst 1972 First Edition Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
32-page catalogue for an exhibition held January 3-28, 1972, featuring the work of Philip Fike, Arline Fisch, Quen-Lin Goo, Trude Guermonprez, Stanley Lechtzin, John Paul Miller, Edwin E. Niemi, Albert Paley, Jr., Elsa Regensteiner, Kay Sekimachi, Olav Skoogfors, Naomi Whiting Tower, and J. Fred Woell, all academics/teaching artists. Each is represented by a black and white plate and a photographic portrait; full exhibition catalogue is contained in the captions. Fine condition in wraps, a bit faded. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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