The pulse of today's jewelry art is captured in 400 beautiful color photos demonstrating today's top levels of mastery. Created by more than 70 contemporary international jewelry artists, these pieces of body-adorning sculpture?ings, collars, brooches, headpieces, and other adornments?re varied, surprising, and as multifaceted as today's art world. The makers' own explanations of the methods and inspirations that guide their work offer further ideas. Everyone who works in the jewelry field or who enjoys admiring or wearing jewelry will find this an invaluable reference and a sourcebook for future creativity.
Sandra Korinchak is an editor and writer with twenty years of experience in the subject areas of art, crafts, and jewelry.