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Rings
By Diana Scarisbrick

Rings

Jewelry of Power, Love and Loyalty

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Rings by Diana Scarisbrick

Book Description

This is the first book devoted exclusively to rings considered thematically rather than chronologically. The author, a world expert, has rich historical and literary knowledge. As she considers rings in all their forms she makes us delight in them as works of art, and makes their context come alive through paintings, drawings and vivid quotations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500513644
ISBN-10: 0500513643
Format: Hardback
(225mm x 218mm x 39mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Diana Scarisbrick

Beverley Collection of Gems at Alnwick Castle by Diana Scarisbrick Beverley Collection of Gems at Alnwick Castle, Hardback (November 2016)

The Beverley Gem Collection at Alnwick Castle is one of the most distinguished in Great Britain still in private hands. It reflects the longstanding interest of the English nobility in both assembling and commissioning gemstones.

Guy Ladriere Collection of Gems and Rings by Diana Scarisbrick Guy Ladriere Collection of Gems and Rings, Hardback (December 2015)

This handsome volume, written and compiled by three of the foremost experts on gems and semi-precious stones, is the first to catalogue, illustrate and describe all the pieces in the Guy Ladriere Collection.

Elihu Yale by Diana Scarisbrick Elihu Yale, Hardback (April 2014)

Rare is the man with the force of character, powers of leadership, and variety of cultural, scientific and spiritual interests of Elihu Yale (1649-1721). This book explores Elihu Yale's life in the society of Madras and London, and his interests, including musical and scientific instruments and books, and then turns to a study of Yale.

Rings by Diana Scarisbrick Rings, Paperback (September 2013)

Devotes itself exclusively to rings, considering them thematically rather than chronologically. This title considers rings in all their forms and makes us delight in them as works of art, and makes their context come alive through paintings, drawings and vivid quotations.

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Author Biography - Diana Scarisbrick

Diana Scarisbrick is one of the world's leading historians of jewelry. She has curated many exhibitions, and published a number of books on the subject, as well as contributing regularly to such journals as Apollo and The Burlington Magazine.

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