Book Review: Arts of the Hellenized East: Precious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic Era
Review of Arts of the Hellenized East: Precious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic Era, by Martha L. Carter, Prudence O. Harper and Pieter Meyers.
Books: Bright Lights in the Dark Ages: The Thaw Collection of Early Medieval Ornaments
Review of Bright Lights in the Dark Ages: The Thaw Collection of Early Medieval Ornaments by Noël Adams
Books: Imperial Jade of Burma and Mutton-Fat Jade of India
Review of S.K. Samuels’s Imperial Jade of Burma and Mutton-Fat Jade of India: Mining, Trade, and Use from Antiquity to the Present.
Books: Jewels by JAR
A review of Jewels by JAR
Books: Gemstones of the World
Review of Walter Schumann's Gemstones of the World.
Books: Gem Identification Made Easy
A review of the new edition of Gem Identification Made Easy by Antoinette Matlins
Books: The Collector's Guide to the Minerals of New York State
Review of The Collector's Guide to the Minerals of New York State
Books: Smithsonian Nature Guide on Gems
A look at Smithsonian Nature Guide on Gems
Winter 2007 G&G Book Reviews
“Jewels: A Secret History”; “Fine Minerals of China: A Guide to Mineral Localities”; “The Jewellery Handbook: How to Select, Wear & Care for Jewellery”; “The Pink Pearl: A Natural Treasure of the Caribbean”; “Opal: The Phenomenal Gemstone”; “Namibia, 2nd Ed.”
Book review: Fashion Jewellery: Made In Italy
Chronicles the rise of Italian fashion jewellery from its traditional roots to the visually stunning designs of contemporary artists.