Author: Sherry Helms
Today, on the Birth Anniversary of Peter Carl Fabergé, a Russian jeweler, best known for the famous Fabergé eggs made using precious metals and gemstones, we have come up with this blog-post dedicated to the glorious journey of “Jewelry” from prehistoric to contemporary era of humankind.
Enlisted below the well-received books on Jewelry Designs as well as Jewelry Making that will escort the readers to an amalgamated world of beauty and creativity.
Vintage Jewelry Design: Classics to Collect & Wear – This gorgeous coffee-table book, with a foreword by influential jeweler Gerda Flöckinger, showcases classic vintage jewelry from the past 100 years. Featuring examples that epitomize the iconic styles of each decade, it offers an overview of the most influential designers including Tiffany, Cartier, Fabergé, and Chanel), their sources of inspiration, and materials of choice. Photos display a selection of rare and remarkable pieces from museums and private owners, and a vintage shopping guide gives tips on spotting fakes, caring for purchases, and other important facts collectors should know.
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading – You’ve probably coveted jewelry you’ve seen in artsy boutiques and fashion magazines or envied friends who have the perfect bling to accentuate everything. With this book, you’ll learn to craft designs that are chic but inexpensive. With hundreds of detailed photos, this book covers tools and supplies, bead stringing and weaving, wire wrapping, and more. Terrific projects will get you started and inspire you to create your own jewelry and beadwork designs.
7000 Years of Jewelry – This is the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of jewelry. It explores the varied styles, techniques and materials used to make jewelry in many civilizations throughout the world and across the millennia. Egyptian necklaces, Celtic torcs, South American gold masks, Renaissance pendants and Art Nouveau buckles are examples of the range of the masterpieces described and illustrated with 400 superb photographs.
500 Silver Jewelry Designs: The Powerful Allure of a Precious Metal – From time-honored forging of cuffs and chokers to cutting-edge brooches and rings, silver’s beauty is fully revealed in a range of techniques, styles, and forms that will delight readers. This new addition to the 500 gallery-book series presents an outstanding and visually diverse collection of handmade silver art jewelry by both established and emerging international designers. This book will inspire jewelers and crafters of all media, and makes a gorgeous and delightful gift book for women and men who dream of wearing the world’s finest jewelry creations.
Jewelry Designs from Nature: Woodlands, Gardens, Sea: Art Bead Jewelry Designs Inspired by Nature – In this book Heather Powers reveals her creative process and guides readers through 30 nature inspired bracelet, necklace and earring projects. She shows readers that there is a method behind using simple stringing and other basic jewelry-making techniques to produce jaw-dropping results. Readers will learn to design pieces with simple techniques, chain, wire, findings, crystals, seed beads and art beads in standard sizes.
Bead on a Wire: Making Handcrafted Wire and Beaded Jewelry – In this latest book, author Sharilyn Miller shows crafters of all levels how to get in on the popularity of jewelry and beading, with an in-depth section on design and construction techniques that makes it simple to get started. With more than 20 step-by-step bead and wire jewelry projects, including gorgeous earrings, necklaces, brooches and bracelets, it only takes a few basic steps to start making fashionable jewelry that’s guaranteed to trigger compliments.
Hope, our readers, especially women, would love going through these books in order to add more beauty in their appearances.