Collecting and Wearing Twentieth-Century Designs
Paperback 224pp Illustrated 275x214mm
9781780977089   Product Code: 23910
This account of over 100 years of jewellery includes archive images, fashion photography and specially commissioned pictures of key period pieces, making it a valuable reference work as well as a comprehensive guide for the collector or admirer. Key designers and jewellery houses are discussed, together with technical developments and cultural influences on design styles. A helpful glossary covers gemstone and jewellery terminology, while a collecting guide offers advice on sourcing and caring for vintage pieces.