Cameos Old and New
Newly Updated and Expanded
Critical and up-to-the-minute information for the novice, advanced collector, jewelry dealer, curator and appraiser--for all who buy and sell cameos, or who are just fascinated by them.
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Since ancient times, cameo making has allowed artists of every era to capture and reflect on the history, literature and lore of their culture. Today, the allure of finely carved cameos is drawing a new generation of both savvy collectors and gifted artists who are captivated by their transcendental elegance.
This first and only comprehensive reference guide offers valuable information on:
Richly illustrated with many new cameo photographs, this new edition will facilitate the recognition and evaluation of quality in cameos and increase your confidence in buying and selling cameos with:
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Excellent book. Received in great shape. Very informative. Just the kind of book I was looking for. There is a lot of useful information in this book. An excellent choice. Read full review
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This is a wonderful guide to cameos. The text gives information on identifying cameos, detecting fakes, as well as the history of the cameo including techniques for manufacture, popular materials, and ... Read full review