Collect Contemporary: Jewelry

Joanna Hardy

Featuring text by an acknowledged expert in arts and crafts, hundreds of illustrations, and essays on key issues and themes, this compact, accessible guide will be an authority in the global marketplace.

Description

When collecting contemporary arts and crafts, how can one be certain the pieces that appeal to current tastes also have the stamp of timeless collectible? This new series of accessible guides answers the need for authoritative advice in a fast-developing marketplace.

• Texts by acknowledged experts with firsthand experience of the global market
• Hundreds of illustrations
• Profiles of essential artists, designers, and photographers
• A concise reference section, including contact information and where to shop

Contributors

Joanna Hardy

Author

Joanna Hardy is an independent gemologist and jewelry specialist, formerly of De Beers, Philips, and Sothebys. She lectures widely and writes for many international magazines and newspapers.