Jewelcollect Bookstore:
Ethnic Jewelry

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The Art of Native American Turquoise Jewelry (Crafts of the World (New York, N.Y.).)
Not as well known as many other books about Native American jewelry, this is a sweet book worth owning. Paperback.

Beads : An Exploration of Bead Traditions Around the World
Both a bead making projects and history book on beads from many countries. Interesting for identifying ethnic bead styles even if not crafting. Lots of color photos and nice presentation format. Hardcover.

The Jewelry of Nepal
The author has traveled in Nepal for twenty years and amassed a jewelry collection probably not existing anywhere outside this country. History with images, 224 pages. A great addition to the library of the collector of ethnic jewely as well as a great gift. Hardcover.

The Jewelry of Southeast Asia
Ethnic jewelry being not only high fashion, it is gaining fast in collectible interest. This beautiful book describes the various jewelry from Sumatra, Thailand, Java, Malaysia, Thailand and on to the prehistoric Philippines. A must-have for collectors of ethnic jewelry and a perfect gift to one. Hardcover.

Primitive and Folk Jewelry
Long on pictures, this 1,900 clear black and white photo illustrations book is a must-have addition to your library if you collect primitive and folk jewelry. Much folk jewelry looks similar but originates in different parts of the world, and this book tells you which and approximate eras, from old German, Austrian, Czech, Swiss, Italian jewelry to Roman, Egyptian antiques, Norwegian solje, Bulgarian filigree, and more. If you don't know what you have, chances are this book will tell you. Not a value guide. Paperback.

Silver Jewelery of Oman
From the Omani collection in Kuwait, the author presents traditional Arab silver jewelry from the entire Arab peninsula. A good identification guide for beginner collectors of ethnic jewelry from this part of the world. Paperback.

The Splendor of Ethnic Jewelry : From the Colette and Jean-Pierre Ghysels Collection
Color photographs show jewelry and body adornments from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. This is a big art book with many closeup photos. Paperback.

Traditional Jewelry of India
The ultimate work on this subject, the author's 30-year involvement is reflected in history and analysis of the art and workmanship of jewelry in India. Over 800 illustrations. A superb book and valuable addition to the collector of ethnic jewelry library, as well as a great gift. Hardcover.
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VHS Videos on Jewelry and Accessories
Vintage Accessories, Clothing