The Impossible Collection of Jewelry book by fine jewelry historian Vivienne Becker, is a magnificent collection of the most spectacular jewels of the twentieth century. Vivienne selected 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 Collections, 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.
- 14 x 17 in – 35.5 x 42 cm
- 160 pages
- 100 illustrations
- Hand-bound limited edition in a linen clamshell case