Rhinestone Jewelry Figurals, Animals, and Whimsicals
Identification & ValuesBook - 2006
Marcia 'Sparkles' Brown, renowned jewelry expert and author of Unsigned Beauties of Costume Jewelry, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry Volumes I and II, and Coro Jewelry, has produced an all-new volume, this time dedicated to rhinestone jewelry. The author has drawn from over 500 designers and unsigned pieces in her private collection to take readers on a sightseeing journey - you can view figurals; animals from the real to the unreal; and whimsicals that reveal the artistry of twentieth century jewelry designers. Chapters include 'People From Around the World' from faraway places like Africa and Australia; 'Dancers' from ballet to folk; 'Down on the Farm'; 'A Trip to the Zoo'; 'Transportation' from horse drawn carriages to airplanes; 'Under the Sea'; and 'Mystical Beasts' including dragons from China, India, and America. This book will take you around the world in your armchair, send you back in time to your childhood, and bring a smile to your face.
Publisher: Paducah, KY : Collector Books, c2006.
Branch Call Number: 688.2075
Characteristics: 301 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.