Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Mexican Silver Jewelry Details

Mexican Silver Jewelry Details (Hardback)

£85.99
Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 31/07/2017.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

The widespread appeal of Mexican silver jewelry can be attributed to the artistic quality and variety, plus the large production volume of these small treasures. It is both wearable art and the perfect collectible. This book includes examples from three categories of Mexican silver jewelry: 1) top designer pieces -- hallmarked and representing the best technical virtuosity and artistic achievement; 2) popular silver jewelry -- often of considerable artistic merit, often hallmarked, yet by unknown or lesser-known makers; 3) tourist trinkets -- anonymously made and produced in relatively large quantity. All three categories are shown, while the most popular silver jewelry is the main focus of this book. Most examples are shown close up, so the details are clearly shown. Identifying information and value ranges accompany the 1150 color photos. The bibliography, index, illustrated glossary, and illustrated section on hallmarks make this the most complete reference for the widespread field.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesJewellery incl Buttons & Pins Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2008 ISBN-13: 9780764330810  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 31/07/2017.  

Dr. Leslie Pina, is happily retired after teaching at college for 30 years. She has written many other books on fashion and decorative arts. She and her husband lived in Mexico and acquired some of pieces shown. They took the photographs for this book together, as they always do.

More books by Leslie Pina

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from ...
(Hardback)
Liana Paredes
 
 
£29.95
 
Jeweled Splendours of the Art Deco...
(Hardback)
Catherine Aga Khan; Pierre Rainero
 
 
£45.00
 
Cameos: Timeless Masterpieces of...
(Paperback)
Arthur L Comer Jr
 
 
£9.95
 

Currently out of stock

Gemstone Guide Book: A Simple...
(Paperback)
J Steele
 
 
£10.99
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Children's Pride
26/06/2017

Andi from our Birmingham branch shares her favourite children's books that are perfect for Pride.

How to Change the World: Stop Harming Women
22/06/2017

Human rights barrister and a researcher at the Gender and Social Justice Centre at Cambridge University, Dexter Dias introduces his new book and explains how we can change the course of the 21st century if we can stop harming women.

The Book that Inspired Pink Floyd and Walt Disney
20/06/2017

We're celebrating the opening this month at the London Palladium of The Wind in the Willows: the Musical with a selection of things you might not know about the bok and its author, Kenneth Grahame.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd