Tiffany Colored GemsBook - 2007
Tiffany Colored Gems is the latest in Abrams' series of books for and about Tiffany & Co. and traces the fascinating history of the company's use of coloured stones in its jewellery designs from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Organized by colour, stones of every variety and shade make their appearance, from emeralds, sapphires, rubies, amethyst and topaz to tourmalines, citrines, opals, turquoise, coral, and jade. Prominently featuring Jean Schlumberger and Paloma Picasso's designs and lavishly illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs, paintings of famous stones and those who wore them in centuries past, as well as design sketches and drawings from Tiffany's extensive archive, Tiffany Colored Gems is sure to tantalize and captivate jewellery lovers and history buffs around the world.
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2007.
Characteristics: 303 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm.