Wearing a watch is not just about time: it is also a passion. This richly illustrated book is a true watch-lover's bible and a panoramic tour of one thousand iconic watches at once. It explores the em..
Since first published in 1991 Pocket Jackson's, as it is most often called, has enjoyed enormous success and is constantly rated as a best seller in the Arts & Antiques category. During the last twen..
Celebrate the most dazzling jewels on Earth with Jewel, the most glamorous guide to jewellery, gems, and minerals. Jewel is a lavish look at precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals. Discov..
The late 19th and early 20th centuries were a time of elegance and extravagance for Russias ruling tsars and the wealthy families with whom they were linked by marriage, and nowhere are these tastes m..
Throughout history, precious stones have inspired passions and poetry, quests and curses, sacred writings and unsacred actions. In this scintillating book, journalist Victoria Finlay embarks on her ow..
Every year more than 8,000 items are photographed to make Miller's Antiques Handbook the most comprehensive and informative price guide on the market. Whether you're buying or selling, a dealer, colle..
Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2016-2017 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in ful..
Dazzling, stunning, covetable and often decadent, costume jewellery has brought sparkle and elegance to the world of fashion for centuries. Whether you are just starting out, an established collector,..
During the Great Depression, glass companies turned to machine made methods to produce inexpensive, colorful glass for the table and kitchen. Green was a popular color for this glassware and its popul..
The history of ceramic art is ingrained in the history of mankind. Clay is one of the very first materials 'invented' by man. An essential part of our lives it has been moulded, thrown, glazed, decora..
Favoured by many famous and upcoming writers and poets as their tool of choice, and benefiting from the nostalgia of steampunk and Mad Men, typewriters have experienced a resurgence. Typewriter celebr..
Beautiful glassware colored with uranium, popularly called Vaseline glass, was made primarily in Great Britain in the late 19the and early 20th centuries, but also in America and Europe. Collectors lo..
The world of watches is in transition; so-called "smart watches" are playing a larger role. However, classic timepieces with mechanical movement will not disappear from people s wrists, because the ti..