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- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 32.95
With over 300 stunning photographs and woodblock prints along with extensive historical and cultural commentary, Japanese Swords is the ultimate authority on Samurai weaponry. Historically, Japanese warriors considered their swords to be far greater than simple weaponry. Their swords were both lethal tools and divine companions — social and... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 70.00
This richly illustrated volume analyses eight new Celtic gold hoards from the southern Netherlands and Belgium, consisting of gold coinage and in several cases also gold ornaments. The study of these hoards provides a wealth of new information on the archaeological contexts in which they were found, on the dating of many coin types and jewelry, and... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Lest We Forget serves as a tribute to our men and women in service both past and present. It derives its title from the poem ?Recessional? by Rudyard Kipling, often used as a tribute in war memorials, while its contents chronicle our military history since the Revolution through 150 iconic artifacts. It showcases such diverse items as the Washington... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 11.65
Silver is an exciting and versatile material for jewellery makers, both beginners and the more advanced, and nothing beats the satisfaction of creating and making your own designs. This book shows you how. Full of inspiring ideas and finished pieces, it explains over forty processes including the more advanced techniques such as fold forming and keum-boo... 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 46.56
Im ersten Teil des Sammelbandes wird der gegenseitige Einfluss der Rechtssysteme und Rechtskulturen des Donauraumes und des ungarischen Rechtssystems aufeinander im Mittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit behandelt. Der zweite Teil des Sammelbandes widmet sich dem Rechtstransfer durch Übersetzung. Hier stehen die sich aus der Mehrsprachigkeit in der Donau-Monarchie... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17
As well as promoting the traditional origins of handmaking craft skills, this lavish book explains the latest techniques and opportunities that exist for today's designer silversmith. It emphasizes the importance of acquiring fundamental skills as a basis for creating stunning and innovative designs, and illustrates this with fabulous case studies... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
A jeweler with an established reputation through the world, Louis Comfort Tiffany was the spearhead of the Art Nouveau movement in the United States. At a time and in a country in perpetual growth, Tiffany succeeded in elevating the decorative to the rank of fine art. Glass was the field of expertise of Tiffany?s workshops. There they developed groundbreaking... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
Joaillier à la réputation mondialement établie, Tiffany fut, aux États-Unis, le fer-de-lance du mouvement Art nouveau. Au sein d'une époque et d'un pays riches de découvertes et d'inventions, Tiffany réussit à aligner les arts décoratifs, longtemps considérés comme mineurs, au rang suprême des beaux-arts.Faisant du verre leur matériau de prédilection,... more...