Joseph Saidian and Sons: A History of Jewelry

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The eclectic choice of jewels and objets makes this a book unlike any other, with myriad entry points to larger discussions on broader themes and trends that the pieces figure into. This publication features beautiful full-colour photographs of jewellery from various historical eras up to the present day, with a wide range of materials and styles. Each piece offers a different entry point for discussing the history of jewellery and various design elements, techniques, materials and societal implications.

Each chapter is centred around a particular piece of jewellery and the way in which it is emblematic: a previous owner, an exemplary design ordominant material. From an array of historic pieces from Van Cleef & Arpels, to a discussion of Indian royalty and its relationship with jewellery, to pages filled with exquisite pearl jewellery, this book satisfies both the casual fan and the devotee with full-colour photographs and informative themed chapters.

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Dimensions 229 × 286 mm
Author

Caroline Childers

Author Bio

Caroline Childers has released many books about jewellery, including six volumes of the highly regarded Jewellery International. She lives in New York City.

ISBN

9780847865383

Book Type

Hardback