Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1983. 22 color plates 105 black and white. Exhibition catalog of ancient Central Asian artifacts including jewelry, ceramics and metalwork.
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Bursa: Uluumay Osmanli Halk Kiyafetleri ve Takilari Muzesi, 2006. Introduction to the museum collection. 55 examples are illustrated in color.
Frunze: Kyrgyzstan, 1977. 61 color plates. Includes jewelry. Textiles are shown in nearly every plate. Photography is of typical Soviet quality. Kyrgyz and Russian text with English and German plate captions. Uncommon.
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1976. 117 color plates. GWO 1525. Emphasis on old Central Asian Turkmen weaving and jewelry.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1994. 400 color plates. With sections on Africa, the East, Oceana, and the Americas.
Hanoi: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, 2006. 80 color plate 2 historic black and white 34 line drawings. Uncommon exhibition catalog and series of essays on Thai textiles from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and China. With one essay on the silver ornaments of the Dai nationality in Yunnan.
London: Phillip Wilson, 1987. Over 200 Color Plates and 400 Black and White. Massive. English/Arabic/Hebrew text.
Chevy Chase: The Bead Society of Greater Washington, 2002. 53 color plates. The Bead Museum exhibition catalog of the Marjorie Ransom collection of Middle Eastern jewelry.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. 265 color plates 25 black and white. "The Turkmen people of Central Asia and Iran are revered for their carpets and textiles. Less well known, but equally stunning, is the extraordinary silver jewelry created by Turkmen tribal craftsmen and urban silversmiths throughout the...
Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, 2009. 47 color plates. Museum exhibition catalog. "Of the many different arts of the Islamic world, jewellery is among the least researched. This is partly due to the scarcity of early material and also due to its portability, which adds to the difficulty of...
Saransk: Mordovsk Scientific Research Institute, 1941. 1 color plates 58 black and white. Handsome book on the material culture of these Central Asian people. Illustrations show 875 artifacts including jewelry, metalwork and amulets from ancient grave sites. 137 pages of Russian text.
Graz: Akademische Druck - und Verlagsanstalt, 1981. 25 color plates 48 black and white. Jewelry of Afghanistan. The color plates show 86 examples and the black and white show 234. German text.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1982). 30 color plates 112 black and white. Catalog of jewelry from Morocco to Indonesia, from the 7th to the 20th century on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and taken from private and public collections. Includes technical appendix and glossary.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1982). 30 color plates 112 black and white. Uncommon in hardcover. Catalog of jewelry from Morocco to Indonesia, from the 7th to the 20th century on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and taken from private and public collections. Includes technical appendix and glossary.
Stuttgart: Linden-Museum, 1976. 7 color plates 68 black and white. Museum exhibition catalog by the museum's director of mostly Tuareg and Berber jewelry.
Tashkent: Sharq, 1999. 47 color plates 45 black and white 13 maps. International Institute for Central Asian Studies publication on the material culture of Uzbekistan. Articles on carpet weaving, textile production, jewelry, embroidery, carving, leatherwork, knifemaking and ceramics. Each maps shows the production centers of these crafts from the 18th-20th...
Asgabat: Turkmendowlethabarlary, 2003. 195 color plates. Turkoman silver and gold jewelry. Mercifully minimal text in English, Turkmen and Russian. Printed in Germany. "Jewellery heritage of the Turkmens is one of those phenomena of the folk culture that having broken the national limits has enriched the world treasury of values. Nowhere...
New York: Museum for African Art, 2008. 45 color plates of jewelry, 26 historic black and white. Museum exhibition catalog. "Desert Jewels presents a superb collection of jewelry from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Egypt, along with late nineteenth- and early twentieth century photographs of North African landscapes, urban scenes, and...
Frunze: Akyl, 1998. 330 color plates. Second edition, supplemented. Some text has been revised and a few new photos have been added. Russian/English/Kyrgyz text. An extensively illustrated volume of all folk art crafts used in the yurt, including chikhs (reed screens), felts, woven bands, embroidery, wood, jewelry and costume.
Boston: M-Graphics, 2012. 5 black and white. Sparsely illustrated but well researched with a nice bibliography.
Boston: M-Graphics, 2010. 21 color plates 2 black and white. Bilingual book by art historian Dr. Elena Neva takes you to the world of jewelry of Tajikistan. You’ll enjoy reading about ancient gold collection from the special fund of the Tajik Academy of Science, jewelry masterpieces from the Museum of...
Jerusalem: Al-Shark, 1987. 183 color plates of textiles. A region by region look at the costumes and jewellery of Palestine. English/Arabic text.
Koln: Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, (1980?). 12 color plates 22 black and white. Fourteen examples in color and 58 items in black and white. German text.
Munchen: Callwey, 1981. 83 color plates 236 black and white. With chapters on silverwork, materials, and symbolism of ornaments. Covers jewelry of the Tekke, Ersari, Yomud, Kazakh, Tajik, and Karakalpak. German text.
Zurich: Museum Rietberg, 1984. 36 color plates 475 black and white. Well illustrated and often cited museum exhibition catalog of Turkmen silver and gold jewelry. German text.