Twentieth-century Jewellery

Twentieth-century Jewellery

From Art Nouveau to Contemporary Design in Europe and the United States

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a history of jewelry and jewelry designers from the United States and Europe during the twentieth century.

Blackwell Publishing
The largest and most diverse anthology on jewelry, supported with a concise, authoritative and stimulating essay. This is the third book in Skira’s series dedicated to the modern decorative arts, following Italian Art Ceramics 1900-1950 and Twentieth-century Fabrics. The work is organized chronologically into eight sections and includes analysis of such topics as the Art Nouveau period; great names such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Tiffany; European and American production from the 1950s; and the advent of computer driven-designs. Twentieth-century Jewellery includes an analysis of some 350 jewels by artists and designers operating in Europe and the United States. The volume also features a biography of the principal production houses, master jewelers and designers; a glossary of technical terms; technical information; a bibliography divided by theme; and an index of names.

Publisher: Milano : Skira ; New York, NY : Distributed in North America by Rizzoli International, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9788861305328
Characteristics: 248 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: 20th century jewellery


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