Collect Contemporary: Jewelry

Joanna Hardy


When collecting contemporary arts and crafts, how can one be certain the pieces that appeal to current tastes also have the stamp of timeless collectible? This new series of accessible guides answers the need for authoritative advice in a fast-developing marketplace.

• Texts by acknowledged experts with firsthand experience of the global market
• Hundreds of illustrations
• Profiles of essential artists, designers, and photographers
• A concise reference section, including contact information and where to shop


Joanna Hardy


Joanna Hardy is a gemologist and jewelry specialist who has worked for De Beers and Sotheby’s. She lectures widely and writes for many international magazines and newspapers, and features on the popular BBC program Antiques Roadshow.