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    Description"21st Century Jewelry" is the 'best of' the "500" series of jewellery books. It showcases the most magnificent works from all 10 jewellery books in a single, hardback edition. It will inspire artists and art enthusiasts alike by documenting the most beautiful and influential jewellery of the past decade. More than 75 world-renowned jewellers and curators juried the collection and in their own words, they describe what made a particular piece stand out, how it spoke to them and its outstanding qualities. While this is most definitely a beautiful gallery book, it is also a wealth of priceless knowledge, opinion and analysis from experts who have shaped the contemporary jewellery movement as we know it.

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    21st-century Jewelry
    The Best of the 500 Series
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marthe Le Van
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 420
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 1,306 g
    ISBN 13: 9781600595219
    ISBN 10: 1600595219

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JM
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: I-AO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A04505300
    BISAC V2.8: ANT021000, ANT038000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15810
    BIC subject category V2: AFKG, 3JM
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 739.2709/0511
    LC classification: NK7310.5 .A15 2011
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 739.27090511
    Thema V1.0: AFKG
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes photographs
    Lark Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Lark Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "For anyone who has a love of beautiful, unique and amazing contemporary jewelry, this is the book for you. Each stunning photograph showcases the amazing talents of a wide range of artists using conventional and not so conventional materials. Whether you are an amateur or an artisan, you can't help but delight in the craftsmanship and individuality of every piece shown.... This book will truly inspire you to push your boundaries, elevate your goals, and maybe even try something new." --Chicago Metal Arts Guild blog "The most beautiful jewelry book to date from Lark Books and a must for everyone interested in contemporary jewelry." - Harriete Estel Berman "A fantastic compilation -- truly the best of the best." - Cindy Edelstein "A jewelry museum at your fingertips." - Sig Wynne-Evans "Visually stunning ... (with) page after page of provocative work. And while all of that artistry is enough to feed the creative spirit, the thoughtfulness of experts who reflect on the best of jewelry in the past 10 years is even more compelling." - Charlene Sevier0000"A monster volume of work -- a collectible book full of collectible jewelry designs from big name artists from around the world: Shihoko Amano, Karl Fritsch, Giovanni Corvaja, and Peg Fetter, just to name a very small number of the many artists presented. The book is gorgeous! It is packed full of inspirational, contemporary, and cutting-edge jewelry on a grand scale with a variety of materials and aesthetic perspectives." - About.com Jewelry Making "Among the most inspirational sources of jewelry design ... the best of the best." - Bead&Button "Eclectic, amazing, and truly bizarre pieces have been hallmarks of the jewelry in Lark's 500 Series titles published over the past ten years. This volume ... dazzles with magnificent works created by an array of international artisans utilizing traditional precious metals and gems as well as such nontraditional materials as fabric, feathers, wire, paper, plastic, ru