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  • Title: Jeweled Masterpieces from the Art Deco Era: Luxuries of the Jazz Age
  • Author: Catherine Aga Khan Pierre Rainero Evelyne Posseme Stephen Harrison Sarah D. Coffin Sarah Davis
  • ISBN: 9780500519479
  • Page: 369
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the 1920s and 1930s, the mechanical purity of the machine age and striking contrasts of line, color, and material were reflected in objects for a new lifestyle Smoky nightclubs, cocktails, d cor for chic apartments, and dinner tables all provided a new landscape for the designs of the great jewelry houses of Europe, with Paris as the superstar of cities The gloom ofIn the 1920s and 1930s, the mechanical purity of the machine age and striking contrasts of line, color, and material were reflected in objects for a new lifestyle Smoky nightclubs, cocktails, d cor for chic apartments, and dinner tables all provided a new landscape for the designs of the great jewelry houses of Europe, with Paris as the superstar of cities The gloom of war was replaced by an explosion of color or newly chic, risqu black, white, and gold Zen rock gardens, Persian birds, or Tutankhamun motifs provided global influences in a triumph of creativity.How this new world developed, the tastes and skills of its decorative shapers including Van Cleef Arpels, Bulgari, Boucheron, but above all, Cartier as well as the process of design and making and the rules of feminine elegance are explored by expert authors Detailed descriptions of over one hundred pieces accompany a parade of the finest, all specially photographed for this publication.

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    One thought on “Jeweled Masterpieces from the Art Deco Era: Luxuries of the Jazz Age”

    1. Wow! If you love beautiful things, and especially if you're a fan of Art Deco, you'll love this book. Over many years, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan gifted his wife, Catherine, with these masterpieces of art and craft. Most of them are cigarette cases and vanities--compacts and lipstick holders--from the 1920s and 1930s. They are made from gold, platinum, enamel, fine gemstones, inlaid mother of pearl, all of incredible workmanship. The photos are crisp and clear and the next best thing to holding t [...]

    2. This art book is lovely. The photographs are beautiful, and the information very interesting. It is doubly wonderful for me as I am working on a story which takes place during the period.

    3. Very , very interesting book . I loved looking at all the lovely jewels on the items .This book will stay out of my bookshelf for all to see. Somehow looking at the pictures just brightens my day !

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