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21st Century Jewelry: The Best of the 500 Series (500 Series)

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The definitive art jewelry collection! 21st Century Jewelry features a decade's worth of memorable pieces selected from the prestigious and best-selling 500 Series, all gathered in one beautiful edition.
Juried by an international roster of jewelers, curators, and gallery owners, each design captures the power of jewelry at the start of a new century. This beautiful gal
Hardcover, 420 pages
Published August 2nd 2011 by Lark Crafts
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Jul 29, 2011 added it
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For my purposes, this book is definitely the best of the three. This book is pure eye candy. Thanks to Ray at Lark for sending me this book for free!

The foreword and juror statements are a little bit strangely formatted. The designer of the book used different sizes within the same sentences, which makes parts of the text jump out at' me when I read. I wonder if I just read the larger text if there would be some kind of subliminal message? I didn't take the time to try that.

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Jul 21, 2012 added it
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Lots of interesting & innovative jewelry. Some I really like, would dearly love to have, and would wear. Some I wouldn't want even if you paid me. All are one-of-a-kind, many with comments from jewelers, curators, collectors, & gallery owners; few mention having worn the thing in question. It's sometimes hard to figure out what something is, especially when its name is "Untitled." The sizes help only a little, especially since they're all given in centimeters and I'm still on inches-feet ...more
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