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Coveted (Pre-order)

Art and Innovation in High Jewelry


The first comprehensive book on jewelry as an art form showcases a collection of today's most exclusive jewelers

Pre-order now. Shipping from November 11 (North America), November 12 (Australia), October 1 (UK, Europe and Rest of World).


Melanie Grant


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Price: USD$89.95

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 70 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 conceptual 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.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 305 x 246 mm (12 x 9 3/4 in)
Pages: 208 pp
Illustrations: 188 illustrations
ISBN: 9781838661496

Melanie Grant is a journalist who works at the Economist. She has also worked at the BBC, the Financial Times, The Times and the Independent, amongst others. She is luxury editor of the Economist's sister publication 1843, for which she writes, styles, and commissions, editing an annual jewelry supplement. Grant speaks regularly on watches and jewelry at events and prestigious venues.


ABOUT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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