From Lalique's Art Nouveau enamelwork through 1940s Bakelite and 1980s costume pieces, this stunningly illustrated guide captures 100 years of jewelry. For every decade from 1890-1990 there's a historical introduction, a look at key styles, and an at-a-glance view of the designs that defined the era. For those hoping to buy (or sell), Vintage Jewellery Sourcebook offers pointers on sourcing and caring for original antique pieces.
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About the Author
Caroline Cox, professor of cultural history at the University of the Arts, London, is a leading fashion authority. Her books include Lingerie: A Lexicon of Style (2000) and Hair and Fashion (2005), which had an accompanying catwalk show at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Caroline lives in London, England.