The Impossible Collection of Jewelry by Assouline

The Impossible Collection of Jewelry
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BY Vivienne Becker

This book comes with an exclusive and complimentary Assouline canvas tote bag.
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In this magnificent collection of the most spectacular jewels of the twentieth century, fine jewelry historian Vivienne Becker selects the quintessential bijoux that represent the milestones of jewelry design of the last one hundred years. From Art Nouveau to the brink of the new millennium, Becker’s selections range from the Wiener Werkstätte and Tiffany Studios, Egyptian-inspired Art Deco masterpieces by Cartier and midcentury designs by Verdura for Chanel, exquisite creations by DeBeers, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Graff, to modern designs from a new generation of innovative artists.

A new addition to Assouline’s Ultimate Collection, this beautiful volume is a must-have for fine jewelry collectors and lovers of precious objects. Sparkling with stunning photography, this hand-bound luxury edition features hand-tipped images and is presented in a linen clamshell case.

This book comes with an exclusive and complimentary Assouline canvas tote bag.

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ISBN:9781614280583
14 x 17 in – 35.5 x 42 cm
160 pages | 100 illustrations
Hand-bound limited edition in a linen clamshell case

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About the Author
Vivienne Becker is an award-winning journalist, jewelry historian, and author of several books on the history of jewelry design. Based in London, she is a contributing editor to the Financial Times’s How To Spend It magazine and writes regularly for the Saturday Telegraph magazine and for newspapers and magazines around the world. She organized and wrote the catalog for the first major exhibition of the jewelry of René Lalique, and curated Jewels of Fantasy, a traveling exhibition of twentieth-century costume jewelry. She also lectures and broadcasts regularly on her subject.

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Vogue.fr- "Jewelry 2013: 15 Coffee Table Books", December 24th, 2013
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designyoutrust.com – "THE IMPOSSIBLE COLLECTION OF JEWELRY BOOK", May 28, 2013
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The Luxe Life - " The Daily Want: The Impossible Collection of Jewelry", May 1, 2013
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The Jewelry Editor- "Assouline Presents: The Impossible Collection of Jewelry by Vivienne Becker", April 17, 2013
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Quest – "Vivienne Becker's Choices glow, and the Impossible Collection of Jewelry takes no time to work its magic on you", May 1, 2013
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Woman Magazine (Chile) – Las Joyas del Siglo XX, March, 2013
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WWD (USA) – "Book Smart", March 11, 2013
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Vegas Magazine Online–"The Ultimate Fine Jewelry Book", February 19, 2013
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Room 100 –“Hot Rocks”, February 2013
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InStyle.com –“We’re Obsessed”, January 31, 2013
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BHMA Donna –“The Impossible Collection of Jewelry”, February, 2013
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L’Officiel –“100 Limites”, February 2013
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Vogue.fr – “The Impossible Collection of Jewelry”, January 18, 2013
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Tatler–“ Vivienne Becker's The Impossible Collection of Jewelry book launch”, January 18, 2013
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Vogue France – The Impossible Collection of Jewelry, August 2012
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