Автор: Papi, Stefano Название: The Jewels of the Romanovs ISBN: 0500517061 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500517062 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 5093 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The late 19th and early 20th centuries were a time of elegance and extravagance for Russias ruling tsars and the wealthy families with whom they were linked by marriage, and nowhere are these tastes more apparent than in the imperial jewels. Stefano Papi uncovers the fascinating stories behind the jewels and the people who wore them. The revised edition has 48 more pages than the first and includes some 50 additional images of jewels as well as contextual photographs.
Автор: Woolton Carol Название: Floral Jewels ISBN: 3791381148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791381145 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 3880 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Throughout history, flowers have been the inspiration for jewellers and the people who wore their creations. Gabrielle Chanel's favourite flower was the camellia and since the 1920s the flower has become incorporated into every aspect of the house's designs. Christian Dior favoured the lily of the valley and made it the centre of his 1954 collection. The rose de noel, which blooms in winter, has become synonymous with van Cleef and Arpel. This gorgeous volume highlights hundreds of examples of the finest floral jewellery ever made. Divided into four seasons - and the flowers that bloom in them - this book explores the history of flowers in the fine jewellery world and features dazzling illustrations, original sketches and gouache paintings showing how these blooms have been translated into pieces that are both priceless and ageless. The jewellery editor of British Vogue, Carol Woolton, offers expert insights into fashion history and trends. She explores the Belle Epoque, styles of the 1940s and the re-interpretations of iconic pieces. From original bejewelled botanical pieces by master jewellers such as Rene Lalique and Peter Carl Faberge, to the splendour of Cartier's orchids and fanciful imaginative flowers by contemporary designers such as Victoire de Castellane. The book also features magical floral pieces by Joel Arthur Rosenthal, acknowledged as the world's greatest jeweller, who has contributed a foreword for the book. These fanciful ornaments will entice collectors and dreamers alike
Описание: This beautiful book explores the diplomatic, trade and cultural exchanges between the courts of Britain and Russia, from the reign of Henry VIII to the death of Charles II. Through the material life of the courts, the gifts of the diplomats and the commissions of the monarchs, the book presents an overview of privileged living in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries - illustrating the material life of the leading personalities of the period. Engaging and authoritative, Treasures of the Royal Courts uses superb new photography to illustrate chapters on diplomacy, silver, portraits, miniatures, arms and armour, heraldry, textiles and jewellery by experts from the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Kremlin Museum, Moscow.
Автор: Amelekhina, Svetlana A. Levykin, Alexey Konstantin Название: Magnificence of the tsars ISBN: 1851776044 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851776047 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2068 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Captures the grandeur of Imperial Russia. This book celebrates the majesty of masculine uniform in Russia at its finest. Starting in the 1730s with lavishly embroidered coats and elaborately patterned silk banyans from the wardrobe of Tsar Peter II, it features the dress and uniforms of Emperors and officials of the Russian court.
Название: If These Jewels Could Talk Hb ISBN: 1851498079 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851498079 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2000 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Throughout the 20th century, jewellery revealed the behind-the-scenes stories and the plot twists and turns in the real lives of celebrities that will always be larger than life. Some of the world's most fabulous jewels not only illustrated power and status in society but these magical gems held tremendous sentimental value as they were linked to the most significant moments and memories of Hollywood royalty, international aristocracy and international icons of style. If These Jewels Could Talk offers a glimpse into the jewellery boxes of these celebrities - the personal tastes, heartfelt anecdotes and the true tales of the women who wore and collected the pieces.
During the early- to mid-20th century, a majority of screen actresses requested to wear their own favourite pieces in films. This offered a peek into some the great jewellers of the time who were designing for women who could choose anything. Actresses such as Merle Oberon, Paulette Goddard, Joan Crawford, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor as well as icons such as Jackie Kennedy and The Duchess of Windsor created signature styles for which they became known and which influenced generations of women, becoming part of our collective consciousness.
The 20s through the 50s were a time when the renowned jewellery houses were also celebrities in their own right. They mixed with the socialites and royalty they bejewelled.
In films, jewellery clearly developed and defined a character's personality - as it did in real life - whether it be a rags-to-riches story or those that figured into the plot: for example, a Cartier bracelet in Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat, or a Harry Winston necklace in Notorious.
Whether on or off screen, worn by the famed and the legendary, and designed by the most revered houses of the day, all of these jewels take us on a narrative journey that provide fascinating insight into the intriguing worlds of early Hollywood and nobility from the 1920s through today.
Автор: Phillips, Clare Название: Jewels and jewellery ISBN: 1851775358 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851775354 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2068 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Features early medieval pieces and examples of jewellery design. This book also features rings, brooches, pendants, earrings and tiaras.
Автор: Warnes, David Название: Chronicle of the Russian Tsars ISBN: 0500288283 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500288283 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1586 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Documents the lives of Tsars famous and infamous in a series of biographical portraits stretching from the late 15th to the early 20th centuries. With timelines, datafiles, quotations and illustrations, this chronicle deals with this powerful empire and distinctive civilization whose impact on the history of Europe and the world is immeasurable.
Автор: Scarisbrick, Diana Название: Portrait Jewels ISBN: 0500515573 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500515570 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3098 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Rulers from the Medici to the Romanovs commissioned portrait jewels. Dynasties represented here include the Valois and Bourbon in France; Bavarian, Habsburg, and Hanoverian in Germany, Central Europe, and Spain; Tudor, Stuart, and Hanoverian in Britain; and the House of Orange-Nassau in the Netherlands. Men and women famous in politics, religion, history, literature, and the arts, including Queen Elizabeth I, Louis XIV, Catherine the Great, Voltaire and Madame du Chatelet, Popes Clement XII and Pius VII, and Lord Byron are featured in this exquisite miniature gallery The author draws upon her knowledge of jewelry, painting, history, and literature to set the portrait jewels in the context of people's lives, and shows how they were worn and what they meant to donors and recipients--tokens of allegiance to a ruler, of commitment between lovers, of affection within families.
Автор: Keay, Anna Название: The Crown Jewels ISBN: 0500515751 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500515754 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3931 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: From the 12th-century spoon used for the anointing at the coronation to the platinum crown created for Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in 1937, the Crown Jewels` story is that of the English monarchy itself. This book tells the story of the development of the collection from the medieval period onwards.
Автор: Konstantinovich Levykin, Dr. Alexey Название: The Tsars and the East ISBN: 0500514976 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500514979 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3311 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Accompanying the Smithsonian Institutions major exhibition, this book features more than sixty objects that large embassies, diplomatic missions and trade delegations from Ottoman Turkey and Safavid Iran offered to the Tsars of Russia. It explores the reasons why these extraordinary gifts were presented, their artistic and cultural impact.
Название: Jewels In Spain 1500 - 1800 ISBN: 8495241900 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788495241900 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 6061 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: In effect, this book, which features numerous pictures, has remained an essential work of reference for the study of Spanish jewellery during the reign of the Hapsburg and Bourbon Dynasties, extending as far as the rule of Charles IV. However, in spite of its importance, the work is only now being published in English.
Forty years have passed since Dr. Muller completed the book and, in all this time, her monographic work has lost none of its relevance, continuing to be an excellent basic guide for the study of a fundamental aspect of Spanish art. However, it is quite impossible to find Jewels in Spain: 1500-1800 today. For this reason, Ediciones El Viso has undertaken the task of carefully republishing the work, as revised and updated by the author, featuring new pictures based on photographs taken expressly for the purpose at hand and reproduced in full colour.
Автор: Beckmann, Poul Smith, Jannuzzi Название: Living Jewels 2 (The Magical Design of Beetles) ISBN: 3791337777 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791337777 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 3104 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The beetles are back - and they're bigger and more beautiful than ever! Discover page after page of these magnificent insects magnified multiple times their normal size.
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