Dizionario del gioiello italiano del XIX e XX secolo
Year: 2005 Author: Lia Lenti e Maria Cristina Bergesio Publisher: Umberto Allemandi & Co. Publishing
The first complete dictionary of Italian jewellery: more than 400 entries on goldsmiths, designers, schools, materials, competitions, techniques, geographical and production area, private collections, museums, photography and advertising, companies and trademarks, from 1850 to 2000. More than 600 photographs document the various types of object produced in over a century, and analyse the work behind each of them and their success on the market.
Bijoux Sculptures: L’art vous va si bien
Sous la direction de Diane Venet Publisher: Editions Gallimard
L’arte del gioiello e il gioiello d’artista dal ‘900 ad oggi
A beautifully photographed book with text in English and Italian, based on an exhibition within the Pitti palace in Florence which highlighted the talents and designs of the jewelers and artists who designed some of the pieces from Rene Lalique to Salvador Dali. 478 pages beautifully photographed and illustrated throughout.
Twentieth-century Jewellery: From Art Nouveau to Contemporary Design in Europe and the United States
Year: 2010 Author: Alba Cappellieri Publisher: Skira; First Edition edition
“…The generous selection of well-produced images is not divided into periods or styles. It flows chronologically and gives the reader a look at many fine examples of jewelry design throughout the hundred-plus years covered… the collection here is a real treasure.” ~American Society of Jewelry Historians