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A History of Jewellery, 1100-1870


Evans, Joan.


This is a new reprint of the superb sourcebook by Joan Evans. A comprehensive and informative look at the history of jewellery from 1100-1870, broken down into chapers: 'The Early Middle Ages', 'The Gohic Period', 'The Later Middle Ages', 'The Early Renaissance', 'The Later Renaissance', 'The Seventeenth Century', 'The Eighteenth Century' and '1789-1870'. This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of anyone interested in the history of jewellery. 

It includes examples of extremely rare ornamentation along with a detailed narrative that enhances the 400+ photographs and illustrations.

Further details:

  • Softcover: 432 pages
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: 365 B/W photographs, 35 B/W Line Illustrations
  • ISBN-13: 9781447401810
  • Product Dimensions: 139.7 x 213.36 x 30.48mm

Staff Comments:

Black and white reprint of the 1970s second revised edition. Excellent resource for the jeweller and jewellery historian. Clear photographs, well referenced, good index and bibliography.


Period: 1100 - 1200 AD, 1200 - 1300 AD, 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD, 1500 - 1600 AD, 1600 - 1700 AD
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