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Tiffany Colored Gems
     

Tiffany Colored Gems

by John Loring
 
Tiffany Colored Gems, the latest in Abrams' series with Tiffany & Co., traces the dazzling history of the company's use of colored stones in its jewelry design from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Organized by color, stones of every brilliant shade, variety, and cut make an appearance, from emeralds, sapphires, rubies, and amethysts to

Overview

Tiffany Colored Gems, the latest in Abrams' series with Tiffany & Co., traces the dazzling history of the company's use of colored stones in its jewelry design from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Organized by color, stones of every brilliant shade, variety, and cut make an appearance, from emeralds, sapphires, rubies, and amethysts to tourmalines, opals, turquoise, and jade.

Lavishly illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs, Tiffany Colored Gems also includes paintings of famous stones and those who wore them in centuries past, as well as design sketches and drawings from Tiffany's extensive archive. Prominently featuring the designs of Paloma Picasso and Jean Schlumberger, as well as many others, including Frank Gehry, Tiffany Colored Gems is sure to tantalize and captivate jewelry lovers around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810994089
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.37(d)

Meet the Author

John Loring, design director of Tiffany & Co. since 1979, is the author of Abrams' Tiffany Pearls, Tiffany Diamonds, Tiffany's Palm Beach, Greetings from Andy: Christmas at Tiffany's, Tiffany in Fashion, and Tiffany Flora & Fauna, among others. Prior to joining Tiffany, Loring served as the New York bureau chief of Architectural Digest. He lives in New York City.

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