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Decorative arts - Historic property - Costume - Jewellery/Metals - Other Materials -
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Decorative Arts


Association of Art Historians

National Society for Education in Art and Design

National Association for Decorative Arts Societies(UK)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7242 0646

The Decorative Arts Society (UK)
P.O. Box 844, Lewes, East Sussex, UK, BN7 3NG

Liberty of London

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Historic Property


English Heritage

The National Trust

The Victorian Society (UK)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7994 1019

North America

The National Trust for Historic Preservation

The Royal Oak Foundation

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The British Hat Guild
Luton Chambers, Kempton Rd, Luton, Beds.

The Costume Society
c/o Pat Poppy, 56 Wareham Rd, Lytchett Matravers, Poole, Dorset

The Costume Society (Scotland)
8 Lynedoch Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 7PX

Embroiderers' Guilds
Hampton Court, London Chesterton, Cambs, UK (Milton Community Centre, St Andrews School)

Lacemakers Club
Cromwell, Cambs, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1354 695 493

Textile Society
Tel: +44 (0)1908 658021

North America

Costume Designers' Guild

Fashion Group International (For scholars of textiles and apparel)

Greater Sacramento Area Costumer's Guild

International Fan Collector's Guild

National Button Society
Tel: +1 330 864 3296

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Antique Metalware Society, UK
Tel: +44 01297 553 742

Bead Society of Great Britain

Society of Jewellry Historians (UK)
c/o the Dept of Research, The British Museum, London, UK, WC1B 3DG

North America

American Society of Jewelry Historians
New Rochelle, NY
Tel: +1 212 744 3691

Bead Society of Greater Kansas City

Bead Society of Greater Chicago

Bead Society of New Jersey

Bead Society of New York

Bead Society of Greater Washington, DC

Central California Bead Society

Cumberland Valley Bead Society

International Match Safe Association
Malaga, NJ

Las Vegas Bead Society

National Cuff Link Society
Prospect Heights, IL

North Coast Bead Guild

Palm Beach Bead Society

Rocky Mountain Bead Society

Silver Society of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
Tel: +1 416 324 8414

Society of Glass Beadmakers

The Juneau Alaska Bead Society

Upper Midwest Bead Society

Vintage Fashion & Costume Jewellery Club

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  Other Materials  


Plastics Historical Society, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 8302 0684

North America

The International Ivory Society, Wheaton, MD

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Snuff Bottle Society, Tel: +44 01202 292 867

Thimble Society

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  Design History  


Design History Society

The Arts and Crafts Society (UK)

The Twentieth Century Society
70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6BP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7250 3857

North America

The Art Deco Society of California
100 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94104

Detroit Area Art Deco Society
c/o Thomas L Rusinow - Treasurer
22808 Sherwood,
Warren MI 48091-2696


Society Art Deco Victoria
PO Box 17 Camberwell
Victoria 3124 Australia

The Twentieth Century Heritage Society of NSW Inc
Matthew Stone
Post Office Box Q1072
QVB Post Office Sydney
NSW 1230, Australia

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  Social History  


The 1890's Society (UK)

North America

The Victorian Society in America


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  Auction houses  




Dorotheum - Prague, Czechoslavokia & Vienna, Austria
Tel: +2 24 222 001

Hotel Drout - Paris, France

North America

William Doyle Galleries

Butterfield & Butterfield




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