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- Coach House Books 1998; US$ 14.95
The craft of craft, the art of craft – here in Canada we're just starting to really talk about these things. In March 1999, Jean Johnson, who runs Toronto's Craft Studio at Harbourfront Centre, organized a wildly successful symposium on the state of craft in Canada. Curators, writers, critics, academics and craftspeople spoke about all aspects of... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 83.00
The 14 articles of this year's annual are devoted entirely to the historiography of the art and architectural history of Turkey. The influence of Ataturk and his pervasive promotion of the Turkish nation are a frequent subject, though the reader will be struck by the new take on the ideas of both westernization and Orientalism to be found in the... more...
- Search Press 2011; US$ 9.95
Experienced author Amanda Walker showcases her beautiful work with these Celtic-themed pieces of jewellery, ranging from necklaces to bracelets, and earrings to bag charms. Twenty projects are covered in the popular 'recipe' style of the series, which gives clear, simple and comprehensive step-by-step instructions to creating the piece of jewellery... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.23
Die Samurai - das Sinnbild der tödlichen Krieger. Doch im Japan des 19. Jahrhunderts wurden die Samurai domestiziert, wie auch westliche Barbaren, Geishas, Zen-Mönche oder Unberührbare. Klar definierbare Opfer und Täter sucht man vergeblich: Die Domestizierung der Samurai handelt von der Bewältigung alter und der Entstehung neuer Fremdbilder - in einem... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 182.00
Magische Gemmen, kleine »kraftgeladene« Edel- und Schmucksteine mit eingeschnittenen Bildern und Inschriften, dienten in der Antike als Amulette. Die Autorin nutzt als Basis für ihre umfassende Darstellung eine sammlungsübergreifende Auswahl von ca. 2.600 Stücken. Sie sind nach Motiven gruppiert und mit technischen Daten sowie Kurzbeschreibungen in... more...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00
The definitive, all-color guide for any Art Deco enthusiast. Showcasing over 1,000 individually priced items and with up-to-date tips and advice from bestselling expert Judith Miller, this glorious guide will show you all you need to know about Art Deco. Art Deco contains affordable collectables and classic pieces, and showcases... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 17.99
Watches are more than devices useful for monitoring the time you have left in a day, assessing where the day went or when you need to be someplace. They look good, they help keep life organized and they can be some of the most impressive collectibles or heirlooms you will ever find. Within the book of this time keeper's must-have, you will discover... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 14.99
Bring a radiant dimension to your home, garden and gifts with the unique, versatile and quirky qualities of wire and metal 20 tempting projects range from pretty cards and glowing lanterns to fluttering butterfly wind chimes, an irresistibly sweet mirror frame and a decadent beaded chandelier Creative craft techniques such as embossing, beading... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 45.00
Among the growing number of books dealing with the fascinating miniature sculptures of Japan known as netsuke, none so far has treated the subject specifically from the viewpoint of the amateur collector. It is the purpose of the present volume to answer the need for such a guide. The book fulfills this purpose by organizing for the first time in... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
Roughly a century ago, when Japan emerged from the long seclusion of the Edo period and opened her doors to the West, a treasury of fascinating objets d'art was exposed to view. By no means the least fascinating among the discoveries by Westerners were the miniature works of art known as netsuke. These tiny masterpieces of sculpture (mostly in ivory... more...