A tiara is defined as “a decorative jeweled or flowered headband or semicircle for formal wear by women.” That may be the dictionary’s definition, but it certainly leaves the field wide open for in
The very first aspect that must be acknowledged with regard to Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour is that Thames & Hudson has raised the bar for books within this segment
“This is a treasure of a book from both the visual standpoint and the informational since the images are skillfully and comprehensibly described and given context.”
“a fascinating journey.”
Spectacular isn’t even close to a word that would properly or sufficiently describe the contents and execution of Resonances de Cartier. There has been a spate of books focusing on the leg
It is undeniable that few jewelers can rival the likes of the brand Cartier.
Vivienne Becker is owed a debt for proffering the coveted, historical, symbolism, esthetic, and mystery of the pearl necklace, Akoya pearls, and of course Mikimoto.
“This exhaustively and comprehensively researched book becomes more like a story rather than a lesson in the history of diamonds.”
How can this book be adequately reviewed when there are not possibly enough superlatives to describe and discuss Cartier Dazzling: High Jewelry and Precious Objects?
Ahhh, the holidays. At this time of year there is a minor flood of glossy coffee table books that deal with fine jewelry, travel, art in its many manifestations, and timepieces.
“Bejewelled Treasures offers a bit of exotica . . .”
Without question, the only language that should be used to describe this unimaginably beautiful volume is with a vocabulary of superlatives.
“an exciting, eye opening, and informative read.”
From Project to Object might be an apt subtitle for this glorious love letter about one of the most revered and notable jewelers or “maisons of jewelry” that the world will ever know.
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“When it comes to books about fine jewelry, Boucheron: The Secret Archives is a must for your coffee table.
“. . . the Harry Winston of Fodor’s guides.”
“Ms. Matheopoulos has provided a scholarly yet highly entertaining volume where both opera and fashion share a stage.