Cartier: Innovation Through the 20th Century
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Cartier epitomizes creativity and individuality in jewelry design. The 175 objects featured in this book exemplify Cartier's inimitable talent and represent milestones in twentieth-century design. These archetypes of excellence are important benchmarks in the history of world jewelry, and their relevance continues into the twenty-first century. The jeweled objects in this book are reproduced at actual size, and are accompanied by illustrations and detailed descriptions from Cartier's vast archives in London, New York, and Paris. Six essays cover a broad range of topics from Cartier's colorful history, including the influence of the Ballets Russes on Cartier's forward-looking designs of…
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Size: 11.81" wide x 11.81" long x 1.18" tall
|A Dynasty Devoted to a House of Jewelry
|The Development of an Inimitable Style
|Louis Cartier and the "Ballets Russes"
|Perfect Timing: Cartier Clocks and Watches
|The Exquisite Gesture: Accessories by Cartier
|A Vision of Cultural Heritage
|Cartier's Famous Clients
|The Belle Epoque and the Garland Style
|Towards a Modern Style, Art Deco before Art Deco
|Cartier and Watches, a History Built on Success
|Time Suspended, the Mystery Clocks
|The Call of the East, a World of Inspiration
|Art Deco and Color Combinations
|The Ceremonial Necklace of Maharajah Sir Bhupindra Singh of Patiala
|Indian Influence and the Tutti Frutti Style
|White Art Deco and the 1930s
|Yellow Gold and New Forms
|Flora and Fauna, a Bestiary by Cartier
|The Fantastic Jewels of Maria Felix, la diva of Mexican Cinema
|Jean Cocteau, a Sword for a Poet
|A Selection of Drawings from the Cartier Archives