Patcharavipa Bodiratnangkura’s Heirlooms

Patcharavipa Bodiratnangkura designs contemporary fine jewelry and heirlooms defined by the sensuality of their volume, a love of surprising contrast and a reverence for artistic inspiration. Patcharavipa began crafting jewelry at the ripe age of 13, drawing inspiration from her family heirlooms, life and legacy, having been born into an illustrious clan of Thai inventors, […]

Worldwide History of Beads

First published in 1987 as “The History of Beads,” Lois Sherr Dubin’s “Worldwide History of Beads: Ancient, Ethnic, Contemporary” has become a collectible tome rife with references for bead lovers, collectors and scholars. In the newer edition of the book, Dubin has expounded on the latest archaeological discoveries, with a new chapter on contemporary adornment […]