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Vintage Jewellery by Caroline Cox

Vintage Jewellery recounts 120 years of history. The book explores the key designers and jewellery houses, technical developments and cultural influences that shaped jewellery design and shows you how to collect and wear vintage pieces.

Foreword by Gerda Flockinger

Vintage Jewellery recounts 120 years of history, including Lalique's Art Nouveau enamelling at the turn of the twentieth century, Cartier's gemstones, Christian Dior's mid-century costume pieces and Harry Winston's diamonds.

Accompanied by archive images, fashion photography and specially commissioned photographs of period pieces, the most collectible and beautiful bracelets, necklaces, rings and brooches are showcased, including Elizabeth Taylor's peregrina pearl and Wallis Simpson's Cartier panther bracelet. The book explores the key designers and jewellery houses, technical developments and cultural influences that shaped jewellery design and shows you how to collect and wear vintage pieces.

ISBN: 9781802790962
ISBN-10: 1802790969
Series: Welbeck Vintage
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 31st May 2022
Publisher: Welbeck
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 18.5 x 1.91

 

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