500 Necklaces

500 Necklaces

Contemporary Interpretations of A Timeless Form

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More artists make necklaces than any other form of jewelryand these pieces are among the most exquisite ever created. Selected from over 5,000 entries, they range from unique chokers to artful collars. Some showcase precious metals and gems, while others use more unusual materials, including plastic, wood, paper, and glass. They’re forged, cast, and woven, and have surface embellishments that run the gamut from inlay to enameling. And the variety is simply astonishing: Classic bejeweled chains appear next to avant-garde felted wool constructions. Some of the eye-catching, full-color images feature enlightening quotes from the creators themselves. Jewelers, students, collectors, and anyone who loves beautiful objects will treasure this extensive collectionthe largest of its kind.

Baker & Taylor
Presents photographs of necklaces ranging from chokers and bejeweled chains to collars and felted wool constructions crafted of a variety of materials including wood, paper, glass, and plastic.

Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 420 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781579907013
Branch Call Number: 739.278 Fiv
Additional Contributors: Le Van, Marthe.


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