Another title in the successful Little Book of Big Ideas series, Jewellery looks at the world's top 50 most influential jewellers. Covering all the major names in the field since the 1880s, there are 10 themes covered, including: the diamond ...
industry, stonesetting, enamelling techniques, bakelite and early plastics, experimental jewellery etc. The jewellers are divided into the areas that they are best known for. Names such as Faberge and Harry Winston appear under Stonesetting, while under Enamel Work there is Lalique and Fisher. Under Metalwork there is Ashbee, Georg Jensen and Gerda Flockinger; Chanel and Shiaparelli under Costume Jewellers and Gijs Bakker, Wendy Ramshaw and Caroline Broadhead under Mixed Media. A wonderfully illustrated book in a handy-sized format, ideal for those interested in this decorative subject.
Number of pages: 128
Date of publication: 19/02/2011
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