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
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.