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Mexican Arts Series: Hammered Copper
Mexican Arts Series: Hammered Copper
by Sandy Baum
Synopsis
See beautiful hammered copper vessels made long ago and today at Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico, a small town in the southwest state of Michoacan. From nothing more than a chunk of copper or sheet metal, artists here have spent centuries creating both... (read more)

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Starting to Collect Silver
Starting to Collect Silver
by Ian Pickford
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After an introduction to the full background of silver as a precious metal, Ian Pickford's guide offers a lively, authoritative survey of the diverse uses to which it has been put in decorative and practical objects throughout history. He examines the... (read more)

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Going for Gold
Going for Gold
by Tessa (edt) Murdoch
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Examining the art of the gold box in 18th- and 19th-century Europe, this work gives voice to distinguished international scholars to explore the contributions made by individual workshops in major European centers of production in the context of... (read more)

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Metal Detecting for the Beginner
Metal Detecting for the Beginner
by Migliore
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Description: All the information a beginner will need to participate in the fun, and potentially profitable, hobby of treasure hunting with a metal detector. This book covers everything from how to purchase a detector to the code of ethics for using it... (read more)

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Jackson's Hallmarks
Jackson's Hallmarks
by Ian Pickford
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This handy-sized guide is drawn from the extensively revised edition of Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland , published by the Antique Collectors' Club in 1989. Ever since its publication in 1905, English Goldsmiths and Their... (read more)

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Precious Metal: Investing and Collecting in Today's Silver, Gold, and Platinum Markets
Precious Metal: Investing and Collecting in Today's Silver, Gold, and Platinum Markets
by Q. David Bowers
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Gold and silver have skyrocketed in value in recent months. Everyone is talking about buying, selling, investing in, and collecting these precious metals as well as platinum and palladium, two relative newcomers to the bullion field. Precious Metal... (read more)

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Georg Jensen: Reflections
Georg Jensen: Reflections
by Murray Moss
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Murray Moss is the design entrepreneur behind the legendary design art company Moss. He is the principal of Moss Bureau, a design consultancy.... (read more)

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The Standard Encyclopedia of American Silverplate, Flatware and Hollow Ware: Identification & Value Guide
The Standard Encyclopedia of American Silverplate, Flatware and Hollow Ware: Identification & Value Guide
by Frances M Bones
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Frances Bones and Lee Roy Fisher have pooled their knowledge and vintage catalog materials for this essential reference book that collectors and dealers may use to develop a better understanding of American silverplate patterns. Composed of more than 400... (read more)

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Old Silver of Europe and America
Old Silver of Europe and America
by E. Alfred Jones
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First published in 1928, Old Silver of Europe and America is a comprehensive guide to the history of domestic silverware. With particular focus upon objects produced between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, the survey includes both the United... (read more)

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Gilt-Edged Splendour: Masterpieces in Silver Gilt
Gilt-Edged Splendour: Masterpieces in Silver Gilt
by Koopman Rare Art (cor)
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A catalogue of beautiful silver-gilt objects from England and France from makers such as Pierre Platel, Benjamin Smith, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot, Martin-Guillaume... (read more)

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Collecting by Design: Silver and Metalwork of the Twentieth Century from the Margo Grant Walsh Collection
Collecting by Design: Silver and Metalwork of the Twentieth Century from the Margo Grant Walsh Collection
by Tim Obrien
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Margo Grant Walsh is a prominent interior architect with an impeccable eye for collecting silver. The recipient of prestigious awards in her industry, she has devoted her career to designing interiors for major corporations, while amassing a remarkable... (read more)

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Masterpieces of Eighteenth-Century French Ironwork: With Over 300 Illustrations
Masterpieces of Eighteenth-Century French Ironwork: With Over 300 Illustrations
by F. Contet
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This magnificent display of all 166 plates from an extremely rare set of portfolios depicts scores of examples of the ironworker's art, among them beautiful gates, balustrades, balcony railings, window grilles, church screens, and lantern holders. A... (read more)

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The Book of Old Silver: English, American, Foreign
The Book of Old Silver: English, American, Foreign
by Seymour B. Wyler
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The art of silversmithing dates back to centuries ago, and its history is an interesting and intricate one, but even Old Silver connoisseurs arent familiar with all of the customs, laws, regulations, and fashions of the past. First published in 1937... (read more)

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Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork: From Wurttembergiische Metallwaren Fabrik 1906
Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork: From Wurttembergiische Metallwaren Fabrik 1906
by Graham Dry
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At the end of the nineteenth century, W rttembergische MetallwarenFabrik, or the W rtemberg Electro Plate Company as the firm was known outside Germany, was the world's largest manufacturer and exporter of household metalware. At its height, over 6,000... (read more)

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Silver
Silver
by Philippa Merriman
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The curious course of silver through human history unfolds in this rich and engaging book, accompanied by striking illustrations from the British Museum. Philippa Merriman takes the reader back to the earliest uses of silver: in ingots and coins, dowries,... (read more)

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Miller's Antique Marks
Miller's Antique Marks
by Judith Miller
About the Author
Judith Miller is one of the world's leading experts in the field of antiques and collectibles. She is an expert on the BBC's hugely popular "Antiques Roadshow" and has appeared on the "Martha Stewart Show" and CNN. She has lectured extensively, including... (read more)

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Jensen Silver: The American Designs
Jensen Silver: The American Designs
by Nancy N. Schiffer
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Sterling Silver jewelry and tableware that was sold at the Jensen store in New York City included designs by American craftsmen, especially William De Matteo and Alphonse La Paglia, in the late 1940s. This is the story of these two silversmiths' work and... (read more)

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Matrix
Matrix
by David Morris
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A remarkable and lavishly illustrated selection of 145 historic hand and desk seals from a significant and previously undocumented private collection. These seals are mainly from Great Britain and other parts of the English-speaking world, and they range... (read more)

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How to Hunt Treasure - Dig It, Dive for It, or Buy It: A Guide to Adventure and Profit
How to Hunt Treasure - Dig It, Dive for It, or Buy It: A Guide to Adventure and Profit
by Malcolm Allred
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Treasure hunter Malcolm Allred shares adventures and secrets of acquiring treasure - military artifacts, coins, gold, diamonds, rare books and documents, an infinite variety of collectibles - with metal detector and shovel, with scuba gear, and by... (read more)

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Cincinnati Silver: 1788-1940
Cincinnati Silver: 1788-1940
by Amy Miller Dehan
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From elegant tea sets to grand goblets, splendid platters and snuff boxes, the Cincinnati Art Museum holds over 400 pieces of silver designed, crafted, and sold in its city. With its founding in 1788, Cincinnati established itself as a leading center... (read more)

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