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Jewellery and Silversmithing

New Books

The Library welcomes recommendations from staff and students, provided they are current editions and support the learning, teaching and research interests of the University. Make your request through the Collection Recommendation Service.

New Journals

The library offers over 200,000 print and electronic books.  Print books are arranged by shelf number, which are found using LibrarySearch and on the book binding, the most relevant numbers are -

Subject Shelf Number
Adornment 391.4
Art metalwork 739
Body Culture 306.4
Colour Theory 752
Crafts 745.5
Craft Theory 745.01
Crystals and minerals 549
Culture & Identity 306.2
Design History 745.409
Enamelling 738.4
Glass Design 721.044
Glass & Metalwork Art Nouveau 799.035
Glazes 738.144
Goldsmithing 739.22
Jewellery: 21st century 739.270905
Jewellery: Design 739.27
Jewellery: Designers 739.27092
Jewellery: techniques and materials 739.27028
Making with metal 671
Making with plastic 668
Making with wood 674
Metals and alloys 669
Rings, earrings & bracelets 739.278
Silversmithing 739.23
Sustainable Design 745.2

Journals provide up to date research in your area of study, they may be available in print or electronic format and can be found using LibrarySearch. A list of all current journals can be found using the Journals A-Z, the most relevant are -

Databases bring together specialist collections of articles, images and electronic books. A list of all current databases can be found using the Databases A-Z, the most relevant are -

Moving Image Resources
Image Resources
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Archives offer access to rare and unique insight into the work of artists and creators, and often include original letters and artwork. Details of all the collections can be found in the ArchiveSearch, the most relevant for jewellery, ceramics and glass are -