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7 Great Books on Jewellery and Gemstones

7 Great Books on Jewellery and Gemstones

These are some of my favourite books on Jewellery and Gemstones. I thought that I’d share them with you.     Understanding Jewellery by David Bennett & Daniela Mascetti. A weighty tome and a must for every jewellery lover. There are 10 glossy chapters of important and simply stunning pieces of jewellery from the late 18 th century to the 21st century, with an extensive foreword of some 50 pages introducing, gemstones, their qualities, treatments and flaws. Don’t worry, …
28th Oct 2017 | Posted by Andy Woodman, www.OphirJewellery.co.uk
A Visit to Elements 2,  A Festival of Gold and Silver in Scotland, Edinburgh, Nov16

A Visit to Elements 2, A Festival of Gold and Silver in Scotland, Edinburgh, Nov16

Well, I'm just back from visiting Elements 2 in Edinburgh at the very auspicious Lyon and Turnbull building in Broughton Place, Edinburgh. Elements 2 is a showcase for gold and silversmithing, letting you view firsthand collections from over 40 true artisans from all over the UK, and in this one place. Inside, aside, from the amazing Georgian amphitheatre-like architecture, ...wow !  With the artisan gold and silversmiths displaying mainly in the ground floor, and the exhibition of imp …
6th Nov 2016 | Posted by Andy, Ophir Jewellery