This gorgeous coffee-table book, with a foreword by influential jeweller Gerda Flockinger, showcases classic vintage jewellery from the past 100 years.
Featuring examples that epitomise the iconic styles of each decade, it offers an overview of the most influential designers (including Tiffany, Cartier, Faberge, and Chanel), their sources of inspiration, and materials of choice.
Shopping guide gives tips on spotting fakes, caring for purchases, and other important facts collectors should know.
About the Author
Caroline Cox, professor of cultural history at the University of the Arts, London, is a leading fashion authority. Her books include Lingerie : A Lexicon of Style (2000) and Hair and Fashio (2005), which had an accompanying catwalk show at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Caroline lives in London, England.
"You must get this gorgeous book. Believe me, you will fall in love with it." - Lorena Angulo "Loaded with mouth-watering images of splendid jewelry, famous women who wore it and the designers who made it, V"intage Jewelry Design" is a fabulous cocktail table book and a must-have for the true jewelry aficionado." - Contemporary Jewelry Design Group "I love, love, love this book. Picture book. Reference book. INSPIRATIONAL front to back!" - Candie Cooper "I don't have much to say about this book except you should go get a copy. Now. Seriously. Caroline Cox brings us ten decades of jewelry design history, all wrapped up in a gorgeous and collectible volume." - Bead Design Studio "Attention all New York fashionistas and jewelry lovers alike: This is a coffee table book to beat all coffee table books! Cox leaves no gemstone unturned in her quest to fascinate, amuse and amaze us with stories and photos that will delight jewelry lovers of all ages. If you love jewelry and you're crazy about
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st January 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.9 x 22.6 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.08