Jewelry by Chanel
List Price: $95.00
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.50" long x 1.25" tall
Coco Chanel’s passion for fabulous jewels, for exceptional stones, and forimprobable marvels produced pieces that were unparalleled in their insistenceon luxury and refinement. Drawing inspiration from tradition, Chanelwas never the slave of everyday formulas or market values. Yet she reinventedtradition in the most arresting and modern jewelry pieces, based on herlove of color and her assured command of austere classical beauty.Chanel was a creature of contrasts: there was the Chanel of sumptuousbaroque, of rococo mirrors and dazzling, playful, unrestrained jewelry; andthere was the Chanel of the utmost restraint, of classicism à la française.Out of this dialogue between ostentation and More...
Patrick Mauriï¿½s is the author of Cabinets of Curiosities and founder of LePromeneur, a Parisian publishing house that has restored authors bothancient and modern to their place in the literary world.
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