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22/11/2016

The Greatest Jewellery Books – Perfect for Christmas

If you know someone with a keen interest in making jewellery or a passion for anything jewellery-related, then there’s a huge selection of books that they would just love to find in their stocking this Christmas. Here are some suggestions for that perfect present:

Vogue: The Jewellery – this beautiful book is absolutely packed with images featuring some of the most elegant and striking jewellery you’re ever likely to see and providing a fascinating insight into jewellery design. It’s a must for fashion lovers too, even if it does carry quite a hefty price tag.

7000 years of Jewellery by Hugh Tait and Carol Andrews – 7000 years of jewellery takes the reader through the history of jewellery as far back as the Egyptians. There are 400 fantastic pictures, which show just how jewellery has evolved through the ages.

21st Century Jewellery Designers by Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld – this stunning coffee table book concentrates on some of our most famous contemporary jewellery designers. It makes the perfect present for budding jewellery makers and will serve as an inspiration, helping to get their creative juices flowing.

Complete Guide to Making Wire jewellery by Wing Mun Devenney – if you know somebody who aspires to make their own pieces, this Complete Guide provides a variety of techniques to help get them started. With this book, they’ll soon learn to create fantastic, eye-catching jewellery.

Jewellery Making: A Complete Course by Jinks McGrath – this book was first published in 2007 and is a fantastic starting place to learn how to create a beautiful range of jewellery. It takes readers through the basic techniques and explains how to create truly stunning pieces.

These books are sure to appeal to the jewellery lover in your life. From books to get started in jewellery making to the history of where it all began, there’s plenty to choose from. Of course if you are looking for an additional gift this Christmas you don’t need to stop at books – treat someone you love to something extra special at Diamonds by Design.

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