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- 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...
- Kalmbach Books 2012; US$ 19.95
The craft of beading has become increasingly popular, and no wonder given the wide range of beautiful jewelry it can be used to create. This book, features projects from BeadStyle Magazine, contains 34 beginner bead projects that feature prominent pendants, chunky beads, and other strong focal pieces. Big and Bold is divided into three sections:... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 134.99
The Emergent Past approaches archaeological research as an engagement within an assemblage - a particular configuration of materials, things, places, humans, animals, plants, techniques, technologies, forces, and ideas. Fowler develops a new interpretative method for that engagement, exploring how archaeological research can, and does, reconfigure... more...
- Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 20.99
Authenticity and authentication is at the heart of museums concerns in displays, objects, and interaction with visitors. These notions have formed a central element in early thought on culture and collecting. Nineteenth century-explorers, commissioned museum collectors and pioneering ethnographers attempted to lay bare the essences... more...
- Search Press 2008; US$ 9.95
Unique, eye-catching designs coupled with bright colors make this guidebook a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration for crafters, jewelry makers, and felters. There are 20 designs for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and hair decorations—all based on the simple techniques of rolling pieces of felt together and binding them with beads. Despite their... more...