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SACRED SYMBOLS SERIES
An inspirational and innovative series that explores the signs
and symbols of different cultures and civilizations. Accessible
and informative, these books are the perfect introduction to the
ancient, universal wisdoms of mankind. Each 5’’ x 5’’, 80 page
hardcover book is a perfect small gift or a very useful design
and sales tool. Available are: Native Americans, Tao, Ancient
Egypt, The Buddha, The Celts, Mandala, The Maya, and The
Tarot. Please specify. - 14oz. - each $10.00

SCHMUCKZEICHNEN MIT GZ
Harald Fischer, 47pp, 1994
Compiled from columns in the progressive German language
magazine GZ, Fischer demonstrates rendering techniques for
unusual shapes, gems, and patinated metals, as well as the
more traditional materials. A great resource! Recently made
available with separate English translation.
Paperbound - 1lb. 10oz. - 0204138 - $45.00

TECHNIQUES OF JEWELRY ILLUSTRATION AND
COLOR RENDERING
A. Mattiello, 147pp, 1995
An invaluable resource for designers, illustrators, and
students of design, this book brings the talents of six
outstanding jewelry designers into one volume. Presented
are full instructions on jewelry rendering, with step-by-step
guidelines and clear illustrations explaining each process.
Available book alone or with five useful templates.
0204157 - (book & templates) - 3lbs. 12oz. - $99.95
0204156 - (book) - 2lbs. 12oz. - $39.95
0204171 - (templates) - 12oz. - $60.00

Available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Bookstore
Send order inquiries with address and details (in order to determine
shipping charges) to - Susan Van De Vyvere svandevy@gia.org
800-421-7250 x 702 - Orders
310-829-2991 x 702 - Outside USA
310-449-1161 - Fax
AFTER April 1, 1997:
800-421-8161 - Orders
800-937-0550 - Customer Service
760-603-4200 - Outside USA
760-603-4266 - Fax