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When researching Antique jewelry or Estate Jewelry it is imperative to have a good on hand library. To illustrate the identification process we would like to share with you selections from the Lawrence Jeffrey reference library on Jewelry subjects such as Signed, Period, Contemporary, Art, Antique Jewelry and Estate jewelry.

Books that would be helpful to a serious beginner are Bolded in Blue.



The Master Jewelers, A. Kenneth Snowman, Editor, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1990



Rene Boivin by Franciose Cailles Quartet Books UK 1994



BOUCHERON - Four Generations of a World-Renowned Jeweler by Gilles Neret, Rizzoli New York, 1988



BUCCELLATI, Gold, Silver and Gems by Maria Cristina,  Buccellati-Skira Editore, Abbeville Press, 2000

BUCCELLATI, Timeless Art (Moscow Kremlin Museum), Edited by Sylvia Luzzatto, 5 Continents Editions, 2008

Mario BUCCELLATI, Prince of Goldsmiths by Martina Corgnati, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1999



BVLGARI by Daniela Mascetti & Amanda Triossi, Abbeville Press, 1996

BVLGARI by Daniela Mascetti & Amanda Triossi, Hardcover Promotional Book, 1980s


CALDER, Alexander

Calder Jewelry, edited by Alexander S. C. Rower, Yale University Press, 2007



Amazing Cartier - Jewelry Design since 1937 by Nadine Coleno, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2009

Cartier by Hans Nadelhoffer, Chronicle Books, 2007

Cartier - Softcover sales catalog, 2006

Cartier - 1900 -1939 by Judy Rudoe, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997

Cartier - Jewelers Extraordinary by Hans Nadelhoffer, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1984

Cartier and America by Martin Chapman, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2009

Cartier Design Viewed by Ettore Sottsass, Photos by Ettore Sottsass, Cartier, 2002

CARTIER Innovation Through the 20th Century, The Moscow Kremlin Museums, 2007 Catalog, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2007

Cartier New York, Introduction by Marion Maneker, Assouline Publishing, Inc., 2001

Platinum by Cartier - Triumphs of the Jewelers' Art by Franco Cologni and Eric Nussbaum, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995

The Cartier Collection - Jewelry, Cartier, Flammarion, 2004

The Cartier Collection – Time Pieces, Cartier, Flammarion, 2006

The Magical Art of Cartier,  Hardbound Geneva 1996 Auction Catalog, -Antiquorum, 1996



Castellani and Giuliano - Revivalist Jewellers of the 19th Century by Geoffrey C. Munn, Rizzoli New York, 1984

CASTELLANI and Italian Archaelological Jewelry by Susan Weber Soros and Stefanie Walker, BGC - Yale University Press, 2004



Chanel, Collection Privee 2005

CHANEL - Collections and Creations by Daniele Bott, Thames & Hudson – London, 2007

Chanel - The Couturiere at Work, by Amy de la Haye and Shelley Tobin, The Overlook Press, 1996

Jewelry by Chanel, by Patrick Mauries, Thames & Hudson, London, 2000 Edition

Temps CHANEL, by Gregory Pons-Assouline Publishing, 2003

Jacques Helleu & CHANEL, Abrams, 2005 Hehhhhh



DUNAY, Henry

HENRY DUNAY - A Precious Life by Penny Proddow and Marion Fasel, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2007



Carl Faberge - Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia by A. Kenneth Snowman, Greenwich House, 1983

FABERGE - Imperial Craftsman and His World by Geza von Habsburg-Booth, Clibborn Editions, 2000

Faberge and the Russian Master Goldsmiths by Gerard Hill, G.Smorodinova, and B. Ulyanova, Universe Publishing, Rizzoli, 2008

FABERGE Then and Now by Geza von Habsburg, Hirmer, Munich, 2004

Faberge:  Lost and Found by A. Kenneth Snowman, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993

Peter Carl Faberge:  His Life and Work 1846-1920 by H. C. Bainbridge, B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1949

The Art of Karl Faberge and His Contemporaries by Marvin C. Ross, University of Oklahoma Press, 1965



Falize - A Dynasty of Jewelers by Katherine Purcell, Thames & Hudson, 1999



GRAFF - The Most Fabulous Jewels in the World, Hardcover Promotional catalog, Nava Press – Italy, 2004

The Most Fabulous Jewels in the World by Meredith Etherington-Smith, Hardcover Promotional catalog GRAFF - Culture Shock Media, 2007



JAR Paris by Joel Arthur Rosenthal and Pierre Jeanet, Antique Collectors Club, 2003



Georg Jensen - 20th Century Designs by Janet and William Drucker, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2002

Georg Jensen - A Tradition of Splendid Silver byJanet Drucker, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1997

GEORG JENSEN - Holloware - The Silver Fund Collection by David A. Taylor & Jason W. Laskey, The Silver Fund, 2003

Georg Jensen Jewelry by David A. Taylor, Editor, Yale University Press, 2005



KWIAT - Since 1907, 100 Years, Softcover Promotional catalog, 2007



Amerindian - Ilias Lalaounis, Softcover ,  Amerindian Collection, Catalog, 1990



Jean Mahie - Bronze and Gold by Monelle Hayot, Editions D'Art, 1989



Marina B -The Art of Jewellery Design by Viviane Jutheau de Witt, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2003



MAUBOUSSIN by Marguerite de Cerval, Editions du Regard, Paris, 1992



BERND MUNSTEINER - Reflexionen in Stein, Edited by Wilhelm Lindemann, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2004

Original Catalog…….circa 1980s



SEAMAN SCHEPPS - A Century of New York Jewelry Design by Amanda Vaill and Janet Zapata,The Vendome Press, 2004



JEAN SCHLUMBERGER by Franco Maria Ricci, Italy, 1991

The Jewels of JEAN SCHLUMBERGER, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995



Tiffany & Co. Universe of Design by Grace Mirabella Thames and Hudson 1997

TIFFANY JEWELS by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999

American Luxury Jewels from the House of Tiffany by Jeannine Falino and Yvonne J. Markowitz, Editors, Antique Collectors' Club, England, 2009

Bejewelled by TIFFANY 1837-1987 by Clare Phillips, Editor, Yale University Press, 2006

LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY at Tiffany & Co. by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002

Paulding Farnham - TIFFANY'S LOST GENIUS by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2000

The Jewelry and Enamels of LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY by Janet Zapata, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993

TIFFANY COLORED GEMS by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2007

TIFFANY DIAMONDS by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005

TIFFANY FLORA & FAUNA by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003

TIFFANY PEARLS by John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2006

TIFFANY RETROSPECTIVE - Designs from Tiffany & Co. 1837-1999, Tokyo, Japan Exhibition Catalog, 1999

TIFFANY STYLE - 170 Years of Design, John Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2008

TIFFANY'S 150 YEARS by John Loring, Doubleday & Co., 1987

TIFFANY'S 20th Century byJohn Loring, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997

The Tiffany And Company Blue Book (1893), Tiffany and Company

Original Tiffany Bluebook yearly catalogs (1967-2010), Tiffany and Company



The Spirit of Beauty - Van Cleef & Arpels by Xavier Barral, Imprimerie des Deux Ponts, France, 2009

Van Cleef & Arpels, Palais Galliera, Paris-Musees, 1992

Van Cleef & Arpels - Reflections of Eternity by Marc Petit, Editions Cercle D'Art, 2007


VERDURA, Fulco Duke of

VERDURA - The Life and Work of a Master Jeweler by Patricia Corbett, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002



Jewelry by Ed Wiener, 50-50 Gallery, Exhibiton 12/01/88 to 1//07/89, 1988



Picasso's Ladies - Jewellery by Wendy Ramshaw, Catalog - Victoria and Albert Museum, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 1998

Wendy Ramshaw - A Retrospective Survey 1969 – 1981, Softcover catalog, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1981



HARRY WINSTON - The Ultimate Jeweler by Laurence S. Krashes, Harry Winston, Inc., 1993

HARRY WINSTON - Timepieces Collection, Softcover Sales, Harry Winston, Inc., 2005


YARD, Raymond C.

YARD - The Life and Magnificent Jewelry of Raymond C. Yard by Natasha Kuzmanovic, The Vendome Press, 2007




Tardy's International Hallmarks on Silver, 2000 Edition

Tardy's Poincons D'or de Platine et de Palladium, 1997 Edition

World Hallmarks, Volume 1 by Whetstone, Niklewicz, and Matula, Hallmark Research Institute, 2009 first edition and Second edition



American Jewelry Manufacturers by Dorothy T. Rainwater, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1988

Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers by Dorothy T. Rainwater, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2004 Edition and Third Edition 1998




Jackson's Silver & Gold Marks by Ian Pickford, Editor, Antique Collections' Club, 1996 Edition

London Gold-Smiths 1697-1837 - Their Marks & Lives by Arthur G. Grimwade, Faber and Faber, 1990 Edition

The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths -  1838-1914 by John Culme, Antique Collections' Club, 2000 Edition



Dictionnaire des Poincons d'Orfevrerie---

Les Grands Orfèvres de Louis XIII a Charles X, Collection Grands Artisans d'Autrefois-Hachette, 1965

Les Poincons Francais - D'Or, D'Argent, De Platine byYves Markezana, Editions H. VIAL, 2005

Three Centuries of French Domestic Silver (2 Vol.) by Faith Dennis, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994 Edition



Der Goldschmiede Merkeichen (Vol. 1)  by Marc Rosenberg, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt A. G., 1922

Der Goldschmiede Merkeichen (Vol. 2)  by Marc Rosenberg, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt A. G., 1923

Der Goldschmiede Merkeichen (Vol. 3) by Marc Rosenberg, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt A. G., 1925

Der Goldschmiede Merkeichen (Vol. 4) by Marc Rosenberg, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt A. G., 1928

Deutsche und osterreichische Schmuckarbeiten 1900-1960 by Beate Dry-Zezchwitz und Graham Dry, Ketterer Kunst Verlag, 1991

Schmuck in Deutschland und Osterreich 1895 – 1914 by Ulrike von Hase, Prestel-Verlag Munchen, 1977



Netherlands Responsibility Marks, Waarborg Holland, 1999 Edition



L'ORFEVRERIE ET LA BIJOUTERIE au XV-XX ss. by M. Postnikova-Losseva, N. Platonova, and B. Ulianova, "UNVES", "TRIO" Moscou, 1995

(a very complete book of Russian silversmith and goldsmith marks, unfortunately only available in Russian)

Russian Silversmiths' Hallmarks 1700 to 1917 by Geoffrey Watts, Gemini Publications, 2006

Russian Silver by Andrei Gilodo-Beresta, Moscow, 1994



VIENNESE SILVER - Makers' and Company Marks 1781-1866 by Dr. Waltraud Neuwirth, Vienna, 2002

Wienergold und Silberschmiede 1867-1922 (2 Vols.) by Dr. Waltraud Neuwirth, Vienna, 1977





Art Deco by Victor Arwas, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992

Art Deco Jewellery 1920-1949, by Melissa Gabardi, Antique Collectors' Club, 1989

Art Deco Jewelry by Sylvie Raulet, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1985

Art Deco Schmuck by C. Weber-Stober, Arnoldsche, 2002

Art Deco Schmuck und Accessoires (Jewellery and Accessories)  by Cornelie Holzach, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2008

Bengel Art Deco Schmuck Jewelry by W. Lindemann, Editor, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2007

THEODORE FAHRNER - Jewelry…between Avantgarde and Tradition by Schmundt, Weber, and Becker, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1991



Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition by Elyse Zorn Karlin, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1993



Artistic Luxury - Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique by S. Harrison, E. Ducamp,  and J.Falino, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008

Imperishable Beauty – Art Nouveau Jewelry by Yvonne Markowitz and Elyse Karlin, MFA Publications, 2008

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver by Annelies Krekel-Aalberse, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989

Art Nouveau Jewelry by Vivienne Becker, Thames & Hudson, 1985

Rene Lalique - Exceptional Jewellery 1890-1912 by Yvonne Brunhammer, Editor, SKIRA - Rizzoli International, 2007

Schumuck-Kunst im Jugendstil - Art Nouveau Jewellery by Fritz Falk, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 1999



American Jewelry - Glamour and Tradition, Penny Proddow andf Debra Healy, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1987

Bejeweled - Great Designers, Celebrity Style by Penny Proddow and Marion Fasel, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001

Jewelry International  by Caroline Childers, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2008

Jewelry International - Vol. II by Caroline Childers, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2009

Jewelry Design in the 21st Century by Claude Mazloum, Gremese, 1999

1000 Rings by Marthe Le Van, Editor, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2004

500 Bracelets by Marthe Le Van, Editor, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2005

500 Brooches by Marthe Le Van, Editor, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2005

500 Earrings by Marthe Le Van, Editor, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2007

500 Necklaces by Marthe Le Van, Editor, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2006

500 Pendants & Lockets by Marthe Le Van, Editor, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2008

20th Century Jewelry by Caroline Pulee, Mallard Press, 1990

20th Century Jewelry - The Complete Sourcebook by John Peacock, Thames & Hudson, 2002



Wiener Werkstatte Jewelry by Neue Gallerie, Hatje Cantz, 2008



Art Jewelry Today by Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2003

Body Jewelry - International Perspectives by Donald J. Willcox, Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, 1973

Brillance!  Masterpieces from the American Jewelry Design Council  by Cindy Edelstein & Frank Stankus, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2008

Contemporary Jewelry - A Critical Assessment 1945-1975 by Ralph Turner, Van Nostrand & Reinhold, 1976

Contemporary Jewelry - A Studio Handbook by Philip Morton-Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1970

Form & Function - American Modernist Jewelry, 1940-1970 by Marbeth Schon-Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2008

Gold und Silberarbeiten - aus der Werkstatt Meinrad Burch-Korrodi by Echter Verlag Wurzburg, Sakrale Kunst, 1954

Gijs Bakker and Jewelry by Ida van Zijl, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2005

MASTERS:  GEMSTONES - Major Works by Leading Jewelers by Alan Revere, Curator, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2008

MASTERS:  GOLD  - Major Works by Leading Artists by Marthe Le Van, Curator, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., 2009

Modern Jewellery Design by Reinhold Ludwig, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2008

Modern Jewelry by Graham Hughes, Crown Publishers, 1963

Modernist Jewelry 1930-1960 by Marbeth Schon, Schiffer

Pretty Sharp -- Jewellery, Implements, Products, School of Product Design/Dusseldorf University, Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Private Passion - Artists' Jewelry of the 20th Century by Yvonne G. J. M. Joris, Editor, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2009

Schmuck der Moderne (Modern Jewellery 1960-1998 by Fritz Falk and Cornelie Holzach, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 1999

The Art of Jewelry by Graham Hughes, Viking Press - New York, 1972

The Best in Contemporary Jewellery, David Watkins, Rotovision, 1993

The Fat Booty of Madness by Florian Hufnagl, Editor, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2008

The New Jewelry - Trends & Traditions by Peter Dormer and Ralph Turner, Thames & Hudson, 1994Publishing Ltd., 2004

Twentieth-Century Jewelry by Barbara Cartlidge, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1985

Twentieth-Century Jewelry - Art Nouveau to Modern Design by Lodovica Rizzoli Eleuteri, Abbeville Press, 1994

Twentieth Century Jewellery by Clare Haworth-Maden, Editor, Quantum Books, Ltd, 1999



Jewelry of the 1940s and 1950s by Sylvie Raulet, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1988



Bijoux du Maroc by Marie-Rose Rabate and Andre Goldenberg, EDISUD, Aix-en-Provence, France, 19

Gold Jewelry and Ornaments of Malaysia by Muzium Negara, 1988

Great Jewelry of the World by Caroline Childers, BW Publishing Associates, Inc., 1998

Jewellery Craft by Masters of Central Asia by I. Tasmagambetov, Didar, 1997

Traditional Jewelry of India by Oppi Untracht, Thames & Hudson, 2008




PRICE GUIDES ~~ we do not generally recommend price guides but these are also excellent primers for a general understanding of the history of jewelry~~

Antique Trader Jewelry Price Guide, Krause Publications, 2001

Warman's Jewelry by Christie Romero-Wallace, Homestead Book Co., 1995

Warman's Jewelry:  Identification and Price Guide, 3rd Edition by Christie Romero, Krause Publications, 2002



A History of Gold Snuff Boxes by Ruth K. Henschel, Messrs S. J. Phillips, 1938

The Gilbert Collection of Gold Boxes by Charles Truman, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1991



The Architectural Collection, Hearts on Fire, 2008

The Art of the Goldsmith & the Jeweler, Catalog for 1968 Exhibition - YMCA New York, A La Vieille Russie-\

A Century of Jewelry & Gems - 1785-1885, From the Collection of Nancy and Gilbert Levine, Museum of Arts & Sciences, 1995

American & European Jewelry - 1830-1914 by Charlotte Gere, Crown Publishers, 1975

Ancient Gold Jewelry at the Dallas Museum of Art by Barbara Deppert, Lippitz-Dallas Museum of Art, 1996

Answers to Questions About Old Jewelery (1840-1950), 5th Edition by C. Jeanenne Bell, Krause Publications, 1999

Answers to Questions About Old Jewelery (1840-1950), 6th Edition  by C. Jeanenne Bell, Krause Publications, 2003

Antique and Twentieth Century Jewellery by Vivienne Becker, NAG Press, 1989 Edition

Antique Italian Gold and Silver by Carlo Carducci, Oldbourne Press, 1964

Antique Jewelry with Prices by Doris J. Snell, Krause Publications, 1997 Edition

Brooches - Timeless Adornment by Lori Ettlinger Gross, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2008

Bruno Martinazzi by Ellen Maurer Zilioli, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2007

CHATELAINES – Utility to Glorious Extravagance by Genevieve E. Cummins & Nerylla D. Taunton, Antique Collectors’ Club, 1994Collecting Victorian Jewelry by C. Jeanenne Bell, Krause Publications, 2004

Earrings from Antiquity to the Present by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Thames & Hudson, 1990

GEORGIAN METALWORK from Antiquity to the 18th Century by Shalva Amiranashvili, Hamlyn, 1971

Generations of Jewelry by Gerhart Egger, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1984

Handbook of Fine Jewelry by Nancy N. Schiffer, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1991

Jewellery Gallery Summary Catalogue by Shirley Bury, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982

JEWELS by Sue Heady, Thunder Bay Press, 1999

Jewels & Jewellery by Clare Phillips, V & A Publishing, 2008 Edition

Jewels from the Personal Collection of Princess Salimah Aga Khan, Christie's Hardbound Catalog, Auction Catalog 11/13/1995-1995

RINGS - Jewelry of Power, Love and Loyalty by Diana Scarisbrick, Thames & Hudson, 2007

Smalti, Gioielli, Tabacchiere by U. Krempel, R. Lightbown, and J. Winter-Gruppo, Editoriale Fabbri,1981

LIVING DIAMONDS - Fauna and Flora in Diamond Jewellery by Jan Walgrave, Antwerp Diamond High Council, 2002

A History of Jewellery 1100-1870 by Joan Evans, Boston Book and Art Shop, 1970

An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry by Harold Newman, Thames & Hudson, 1981

Brilliant Effect - A Cultural History of Gem Stones & Jewellery by Marcia Pointon, Yale University Press, 2009

French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, by Vever Thames & Hudson, 2001 Edition

Georgian Jewellery 1714-1830 by Giny Redington Dawes with Olvia Collings, Antique Collectors Club, England, 2007

JEWELRY - 7,000 Years by Hugh Tait, Editor, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1986

Jewelry in America 1600-1900 by Martha Gandy Fales, Antique Collectors' Club, 1995

Jewelers’ Dictionary by Donald S. McNeil, Editor, Jewelers’ Circular-Keystone, 1976 edition.

The Jeweler's Eye:  Nineteenth-Century Jewelry in the Collection of-Nancy and Gilbert Levine, The Hudson River Museum

JEWELLERY 1789-1910 - The International Era Volume 1 1789-1861 by Shirley Bury, Antique Collectors Club, England, 1991

JEWELLERY 1789-1910 - The International Era Volume 2 1862-1910 by Shirley Bury, Antique Collectors Club, England, 1991

Jewellery in Britain 1066-1837 by Diana Scarisbrick, Michael Russell Publishing Ltd., 1994

Mardi Gras Treasures - Jewelry of the Golden Age by Henri Schindler, Pelican Publishing Co., 2006

Masterpieces of American Jewelry by Judith Price, Running Press, 2004

Metropolitan Jewelry by Sophie McConnell, Bulfinch Press, Little, Brown & Co., 1991


Medieval Jewellery in Europe 1100-1500 by Marian Campbell, V & A Publishing, 2009

Pariser Schmuck-Hirmer Verlag Munchen, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum,1989

Scottish Jewellery, A Victorian Passion by Diana Scarisbrick, 5 Continents, 2009

Twentieth Century BRITISH JEWELLERY 1900-1980 by Peter Hinks, Faber and Faber, London, 1983

Understanding Jewellery by David Bennett & Daniela Mascetti, Antique Collectors Club, England, 1989

Victorian Jewellry by Margaret Flower, Dover Publications, (1951) 2002 Edition



A Students' Guide to Spectroscopy by Colin H. Winter, Fga, Dga, OPL Press, 2003

Collecting and Classifying Coloured Diamonds by Stephen C. Hofer, Ashland Press/Aurora Gems, 1998

Diamond Grade ABC, The Manual by Verena Pagel-Theisen, Rubin & Son-2001Edition

Diamond Grading ABC - Handbook of Diamond Grading by Verena Pagel-Theisen, Rubin & Son, 1980

Forever Brilliant - The Aurora Collection of Colore Diamonds by Alan Bronstein and Stephen C. Hofer, Ashland Press/Aurora Gems, 2000

GEM AND GEMSTONES - Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World by Lance Grande and Allison Augustyn, The University of Chicago Press, 2009

Gem Identification Made Easy by Antoinette L. Matlins, GemStone Press, 1997

Gem Reference Guide, Gemological Institute of America, 1995

Gemology - An Annotated Bibliography (Volume 1&2) by John Sinkankas, The Scarecrow Press, 1993

GEMS – Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification by R. Webster, Butterworth Heinemann, 2002 Edition

Gems and Jewels - A Connoisseur's Guide by Benjamin Zucker, Overlook Press, 2003 Edition

Gemstone Weight Estimation by Charles I. Carmona, GG-Gemania Publishing Company, 1998

Gemstones - Quality and Value (Volume 1&2) by Yasukazu Suwa, Sekai Bunka Publishing, Inc., 2002 Edition

Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.

Guide to Evaluating Gold & Silver Objects by Scott V. Martin, SM Publications, 1995

OPAL Identification & Value by Paul B. Downing, Ph.D., Majestic Press, Inc., 2003

Pearl Buying Guide by Renee Newman, GG, International Jewelry Publications, 2000 Edition

Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones (Volume 1&2) by E. J. Gubelin & J. I. Koivula, Opinio Verlag, Basel, 2004 Edition

Ruby & Sapphire by Richard W. Hughes, RWH Publishing, 1997

The Black Light Book, Antiques Coast to Coast, 1995

The Diamond Dictionary by Robert A. P. Gaal, Ph.D., Gemological Institute of America, 1977 Edition

The Spectroscope and Gemmology by Basil Anderson & James Payne, GemStone Press, 1998



A Brief History of Navajo Silversmithing by Arthur Woodward, No. Arizona Society of Science & Art, 1938

Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry by Paula A. Baxter, Oryx Press, 2000

Hallmarks of the Southwest by Barton Wright, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2000

HOPI SILVER - The History and Hallmarks of Hopi Silversmithing by Margaret Wright, Northland Press, 1972

Mexican Silver - 20th Century Hand-wrought Jewelry & Silver by Penny C. Morrill & Carole A. Berk, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2001 Edition

Silver Jewelry Designs - Evaluating Quality by Nancy N. Schiffer, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1996

Silver Masters of Mexico - Hector Aquilar & the Taller Borda by Penny C. Morrill, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1996

Silver Seduction - The Art of Mexican Modernist ANTONIO PINEDA by Gobi Stromberg, Fowler Museum at UCLA, 2008

The Beauty of Hopi Jewelry by Theda Bassman, Kiva Publishing, 1993

The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks by Bille Hougart, TBR International, 2006

The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths by John Adair, University of Oklahoma Press, 1944




Atelier Munsteiner Catalog, 2003

Book of Gems, Royal Diamond & Watch Co., 1928

Bucherer Catalogs

Bulgari Catalogs

Cartier Catalogs

C. A. Wolf, Uhren-Grosshandlung, 1909 Catalog

C. D. Peacock, c1910 Catalog

Carl K. Gumpert, Sales Catalog, Philadelphia, PA

Firestone and Parson Softcover Catalogs 1977-2005

Garrard Catalogs

Hermes Catalogs

Illinois Jewelry Co., Season 1906-07

L & C. Mayers Co. Wholesale Jewelry Catalog, 1935

McKenna & Co. Catalogs

Mayors Catalogs

Pomellato Catalogs

Safford’s Directory of Wholesale Dealers, 1883 Catalog

Seaman Schepps Catalogs

Southwestern Romance Jewelry Catalog from Wm. Gallagher Co.

Tiffany & Co Catalogs assorted pre 1967 and 1967-2010

Van Cleef & Arpels Catalogs

Wendell & Co. Manufacturing Jewelers Book of Designs, 1924-1925


We would like to point out that the emphasis of our reference collection is on European and American Jewelry which represents only a portion of the rich history of Jewelry worldwide.