Print books and AV titles on jewelry are shelved according to Library of Congress Classification and mostly (but not always!) located at the HLC library.
Check these areas on the shelves:
- E 78 S7 Native Americans of the Southwest
- E 98 Indians of North American - Jewelry
- NK 5000 Enameling
- NK 5525 Gemstones/Master Jewelers
- NK 6510 Color on metal, including enameling
- NK 6530 Chasing and repoussé
- NK 7100 Goldsmithing
- NK 7106 - NK 7230 Silver and silversmithing
- NK 7300 Jewelry history, ethnic jewelry, famous jewelers
- Nk 7400 - NK 7444 Jewelry from around the world
- NK 7480 - NK 7489 Wrist watches
- TS 545 - TS 547 Clock and watch repair
- TS 725 Goldsmithing, silversmithing, jewelry concepts, design and techniques
- TS 729 Wax casting, making hinges, jewelry engraving, die-forming, rubber mold cutting
- TS 730 Working with silver or platinum
- TS 740 Jewelry repair
- TS 753 Stone setting
- TS 755 Emeralds, opals, pearls
- TS 756 Jewelry workshop safety
- TT 205 Metal techniques, including textile techniques on metals
- TT 212 Design and crafting of jewelry
- TT 860 Findings, finishes and making metal beads
Why are some jewelry materials in the Ns and some in the Ts?
- The N section covers the design aspects of jewelry and includes books on the works of great jewelers while the T section covers the technical/how-to aspects of making jewelry.
Or you can search the library collection using keywords:
- Some good keywords to use are: jewelry, jeweler, goldsmith, silversmith, enameling, gem, watch, clock, gold, silver, platinum or precious metals.