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
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.
Описание: The firm of Tiffany & Company has long been regarded as America`s premier maker and retailer of fine luxury goods. This is especially true in the case of jewelry, an area in which the company emerged as an arbiter of taste and style by the mid-19th century. This book recounts its history.
Описание: Success, wealth and privilege have many ways of manifesting themselves, not least through the purchase and display of beautiful jewels. Some of the greatest and most iconic pieces from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are included in Celebrating Jewellery, by David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti. Every example is synonymous with style and luxury, from the formal tiaras, suites and ornaments of the Victorians through to the innovations of Belle Йpoque and Revivalism, to the geometric and linear designs of the Art Deco movement, and the bold, colourful jewels of the late twentieth century.
Celebratig Jewellery also includes a number of the most famous jewels in history, such as the Cartier 'great cat' and flamingo jewels for the Duchess of Windsor, and other lavish and illustrious examples created for European royalty. This is a truly magnificent volume, which will provide lasting inspiration and pleasure to anyone with a love of the great jewels of the last two hundred years.
The jewellers featured, in order of appearance, are: Gabriel Lemonnier, Mellerio dits Meller, Garrard of London, Chaumet, Vever, Lalique, Vever and Lalique (short collaboration), Boucheron, Castellani, Giuliano, Cartier (Cartier Paris and Cartier London), Marcus & Co, Van Cleef & Arpels, Lacloche Freres, Rene Boivin, J.E. Caldwell, Charlton and Co., Black, Starr and Frost, Herz-Belperron, Raymond Templier, Sterle, Vaillant and Duverne, Jean Schlumberger, Repossi, Bulgari, JAR and David Bennett.
Contents: Foreword; Nineteenth Century and Earlier Jewellery; Revivalism Jewellery; Belle Йpoque Jewllery; Art Deco Era Jewellery; Twentieth Century Jewellery - The Nineteen Thirties and Later.
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: 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: Chris Coppola Название: TattooIsMe ISBN: 0764342983 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764342981 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4482 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The 32 internationally acclaimed tattoo artists in this collection have dedicated their skills to developing the art of tattoo. Representing nine tattoo friendly countries, including France, Japan, Italy, and the U.S., these artists draw from varied art movements and styles in their approach: Baroque, Cubism, Art Nouveau, Realism, Surrealism, Pop Art, Expressionism, and more. Inspiration from seemingly unexpected sources, like hip hop, punk rock, horror films, and biomechanics inform their work: as such, they filter everything through the artful lens that is themselves. They are tattoo; tattoo is them. Having perfected their craft on the human body, these artists are now translating their talents to multiple endeavors, proliferating the art of tattoo and stretching its reach to other mediums: printmaking, lithography, film, theater production, toys, childrens book illustration, and hand-made tattoo machines, as well as clothing, skateboard, vinyl record and poster design. More than 350 images, including artist portraits and varied examples of their work, make this book essential for lovers of tattoo and art alike. Tattoo is you, too.
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.
Автор: Bizot Название: Jewels of jean schlumberger the ISBN: 0810941813 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810941816 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 2793 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Jean Schlumberger was the most celebrated jewellery designer of his day. This volume features works spanning Schlumberger's entire career, from his early button designs for Elsa Schiaparelli's couture collection to his famous jewelled creations for Tiffany & Co.
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