A Wonderful Online Resource Of Old, Out Of Print Jewellery Books

28 June, 2014

Old Books Library

A gemologist from Sweden has assembled on his website a fantastic list of out-of-print books on gems and jewellery going all the way back to the mid 1600’s. (That’s right! Some of the books are actually in Latin!)

It’s definitely worth digging into if you have a bit of spare time and are fascinated by old manufacturing techniques and illustrations.

Gill’s Historical Index of Gems and Jewellery Books Online.



Jack Meyer

Bespoke jewellery designer, and specialist in jewellery CAD/CAM and emergent technologies that affect jewellery.

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