Coveted. Art And Innovation In High Jewelry



Autor: Melanie Grant

The first comprehensive book on jewelry as an art form showcases a collection of today's most exclusive jewelers When does jewelry transcend the category of fashion accessory to become art? Coveted provides a vital survey of the field, profiling more than setenta of the most prominent designers working across the globe today. In thematic chapters featuring exceptional pieces from each artist's extraordinary oeuvre, the book explores their ideal approach, provenance of materials, quality of design, composition, and workmanship, revealing what makes these creations not only coveted objects of exceptional value but also works of art.