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46 slmag.net Bibliotaph... Rock On Compiled by Victoria Chase Intended for adults and children to read together, this book is grouped into 13 themes and features 50 paintings from the 14th century through the early 20th century. Each section introduces the type of questions that help everyone understand and appreciate a painting. Maria-Christina Sayn-Wittgenstein Nottebohm - Old Masters Rock: How to Look at Art with Children - Hardcover, 112 pages, Pimpernel Press LTD (pimpernelpress.com). At six-pounds, this in-depth volume, produced by DK in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, features specially commissioned photography that profiles all major gem types and other precious materials, from raw materials to exquisite jewelry as well as stories of the world's most valuable stones and the most famous jewelry houses. Aja Raden - Gem: e Definitive Visual Guide - Hardcover, 440 pages, DK (dk.com).. One of the most visually striking forms of material culture embedded in landscapes, rock art is ascribed different meanings by diverse groups of people. is richly illustrated and geographically diverse book challenges traditional ways of thinking about this highly recognizable form of visual heritage and provides insight into its contemporary significance. Liam M. Brady and Paul S.C. Taçon - Relating to Rock Art in the Contemporary World - Hardcover, 384 pages, University Press of Colorado (upcolorado.com). A rockstar in the rarefied world of bespoke jewelry, Parisian jeweler Lydia Courteille has been making a name for herself over the past 30 years with her edgy and avant-garde designs. Using stunning photography, this monograph highlights her amazing handicraft, which takes inspiration from both cultural landmarks in France and numerous historical and literary sources. Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld - Lydia Courteille: Extraordinary Jewellery of Imagination and Dreams - Hardcover, 240 pages, Antique Collectors Club Dist. (antiquecollectorsclub.com/en).