Women Jewellery Designers

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Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld

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9781851497416
Hardcover, slipcase
ACC Art Books
Territory: USA & Canada
Size: 10.75 in x 12.75 in
Pages: 360
Illustrations: 500 color
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  • Celebrates the enduring work of women jewelers and jewelry designers from around the globe, throughout the twentieth century to the present day
  • Including works by Coco Chanel, Suzanne Belperron, Paloma Picasso, and many more
  • From the best-selling author of 21st-Century Jewellery Designs, ISBN 9781851497294, and Lydia Courteille, ISBN 9781851498376

This sumptuous book showcases the work of women jewelers in the twentieth century. Beginning with Arts & Crafts jewelers in Britain, Europe and North America, the author then examines the key figures and movements of the pre-war period including Coco Chanel's legendary 'Bijoux de Diamants' exhibition of 1932, the designs of Suzanne Belperron and the roles of Jeanne Toussaint at Cartier and Renée Puissant at Van Cleef & Arpels. From the 1950s to the present day, a wide range of international designers are examined in detail with many examples of their work clearly illustrated. The author focuses on themes associated with jewelry, including color, light, proportion, nature and legends. Among the many names included are Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe (designer for Georg Jensen), Margaret De Patta, Wendy Ramshaw, Angela Cummings, Paloma Picasso, Marina B, Lydia Courteille and Michelle Ong.

Jewellery firms include: Boivin, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Jensen, Tiffany & Co.

Designers featured: Alma Pihl, Coco Chanel, Suzanne Belperron, Juliette Moutard, Olga Tritt, Elisabeth Treskow, Margaret de Patta, Jeanne Toussaint, Line Vautrin, Margret Craver, Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe, Nanna Ditzel, Marianne Ostier, Barbara Anton, Gerda Flöckinger, Astrid Fog, Cornelia Roethel, Catherine Noll, Angela Cummings, Elsa Peretti, Wendy Ramshaw, Marina B, Marie-Caroline de Brosses, Marilyn Cooperman, Paloma Picasso, Victoire de Castellane, Alexandra Mor, Ornella Iannuzzi, Neha Dani, Paula Crevoshay, Nathalie Castro, Claire Choisne, Bina Goenka, Carla Amorim, Monique Péan, Michelle Ong - Carnet, Kara Ross, Lydia Courteille, Suzanne Syz, Sylvie Corbelin, Kaoru Kay Akihara - Gimel, Katey Brunini, Luz Camino, Cindy Chao, Aida Bergsen, Anna Hu, Barbara Heinrich, Jacqueline Cullen, Cynthia Bach.

A Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem A), Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld began her career at Sotheby's & Co., London. Based in France, she is also the author of Twenty-First Century Jewellery Designers: An Inspired Style ISBN 9781851497294 (Antique Collectors' Club, 2013). Juliet's great-grandfather, Thomas Weir, founded the jewellers Weir & Sons in Dublin in 1869, a company that is still run by members of the family.

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The newest release from Antique Collectors Club is an impressive tome called Women Jewellery Designers. Written by Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld, and clocking in at 360 pages, it’s big enough to make you break a sweat if you curled it a few times. This elegant release is exactly how a book highlighting women jewelry designers should look. The icy-blue aquamarine necklace of the front cover, designed by Olga Tritt and currently owned by Wartski (jewelers to the Queen and the Prince of Wales) in London, is well suited to being a cover star. - http://observer.com/2017/08/women-jewelry-design-history-innovators-book-review/

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