20th Century Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook (Hardback)John Peacock (author)
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John Peacock's research, using not only paintings and photographs, but also the jewelry itself, has allowed him to reproduce in meticulous detail a host of representative pieces from every year of the century. All the great twentieth-century designers and houses are featured - among them Lalique, Cartier, Chaumet, Georg Jensen, Fulco di Verdura, Schlumberger, Miriam Haskell, Harry Winston, Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co. - as well as the mass-produced jewelry their designs inspired.
The pictures are accompanied by full descriptions, including details of materials, stones, designs, fastenings, mounts and surrounds.
An invaluable reference section includes a time chart summarizing the development of jewelry through the century, biographies of the leading international jewellers, and a concise bibliography.
This encyclopaedic survey is destined to become the unrivalled reference work in its field, indispensable to any jewelry enthusiast, designer, student or collector.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 1330 g
Dimensions: 320 x 240 x 21 mm