Books & DVDs
“New Rings: 500+ Designs from Around the World” by Nicolas Estrada. This marvelously illustrated survey showcases 591 contemporary rings, created by nearly 300 designers from around the world, divided into five sections—one for each finger. A list of many more books is in this week’s news post.
A collection of 101 of the rarest and most historically significant books on gems and jewelry is now available to the public through an extensive digitization project by GIA’s Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center. This and more in this week’s news post.
“CRAFTED: Objects in Flux” by Emily Zilber brings together work by nearly 40 international artists, whose varied approaches are not only pushing but redefining the boundaries of what we call craft today. This book and more in this week’s news post.
“Masters of Craft” – by Paul J. Smith. A personal collection of portraits taken by Smith featuring 224 artists working in fiber, clay, glass, metal, and wood. Several of the photos were taken at SNAG conferences. This book and more in this week’s news post.