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Product Description: Launched in Paris in 2005, Messika is a young diamond brand backed by age-old expertise. Daughter of renowned diamond dealer Andre Messika, innovative jewelry designer Valerie Messika has been a creative force in forging a new language for diamond jewelry, one of the first to push its boundaries toward a younger, edgy look...read more

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9781614285274 | Editions Assouline, April 26, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Launched in Paris in 2005, Messika is a young diamond brand backed by age-old expertise.

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Product Description: A look into the exclusive world of Graff, the British-owned luxury purveyor of unique jewels, one-of-a-kind statement pieces, and the most famous diamonds in the world. The House of Graff is synonymous with the pinnacle of luxurious, sophisticated style, the exclusive glamour and exquisite craftsmanship of its creations a singular complement to the world-famous gemstones that have passed through its master craftsmen’s hands...read more

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9780847844814 | Slp har/ch edition (Rizzoli Intl Pubns, October 27, 2015), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A look into the exclusive world of Graff, the British-owned luxury purveyor of unique jewels, one-of-a-kind statement pieces, and the most famous diamonds in the world.

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Product Description: SWAROVSKI: CELEBRATING A HISTORY OF COLLABORATIONS IN FASHION, JEWELRY, PERFORMANCE, AND DESIGN is the history of the world-renowned crystal brand. For over 120 years, Swarovski crystals have had a multifaceted significance, used as a creative ingredient by coveted brands around the world...read more
By Vivienne Becker, Deborah Landis, Suzy Menkes (foreword by), Alice Rawsthorn (introduced by) and Nadja Swarovski (foreword by)

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9780847844180 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 29, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: SWAROVSKI: CELEBRATING A HISTORY OF COLLABORATIONS IN FASHION, JEWELRY, PERFORMANCE, AND DESIGN is the history of the world-renowned crystal brand.

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Product Description: Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the Panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie. A superbly stylish influencer throughout history, the panther has been a symbol of power, seduction, and triumph since ancient times...read more

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9781614284284 | Slp edition (Editions Assouline, June 9, 2015), cover price $195.00 | About this edition: Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the Panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie.

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Product Description: A native of Istanbul, Sevan Bicakci is a luminary in jewelry design, fusing elements of Byzantine and Ottoman history, storytelling, and architecture into his award- winning creations. Bicakci is best known for his majestic rings crafted with his signature reverse-intaglio technique, in which monuments, mythological figures, animals, birds, and flowers are carved into precious stones with intricate detail...read more

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9781614281924 | Slp edition (Editions Assouline, October 21, 2014), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: A native of Istanbul, Sevan Bicakci is a luminary in jewelry design, fusing elements of Byzantine and Ottoman history, storytelling, and architecture into his award- winning creations.

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Product Description: This spectacular volume reveals for the first time an exceptional private collection of the most beautiful royal Indian jewels from the Mughal Empire to the British Raj to today. Written by renowned jewelry experts and featuring magnificent original photography by Laziz Hamani, Beyond Extravagance explores the centuries-long tradition of fine jewelry and art objects in India, to contemporary interpretations that continue to evolve today...read more

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9781614281290 | Slp edition (Editions Assouline, November 5, 2013), cover price $250.00 | About this edition: This spectacular volume reveals for the first time an exceptional private collection of the most beautiful royal Indian jewels from the Mughal Empire to the British Raj to today.

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Product Description: From Art Nouveau to the brink of the new millennium, fine jewelry historian Vivienne Becker selects the 100 bijoux that represent the milestones of jewelry design of the last century. This exclusive hand-bound volume dazzles with stunning images of the quintessence of Cartier, Van Cleef, David Webb, and Boivin, among other sparkling names...read more

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9781614280583, titled "The Impossible Collection of Jewelry: The 100 Most Important Jewels of the Twentieth Century" | Box edition (Editions Assouline, March 5, 2013), cover price $845.00 | About this edition: From Art Nouveau to the brink of the new millennium, fine jewelry historian Vivienne Becker selects the 100 bijoux that represent the milestones of jewelry design of the last century.

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Product Description: For the past five decades, gemologist Alexandre Reza has been one of Paris's—and indeed, the world's—most exclusive jewelers, a master artisan and exporter based in Place Vendôme, the heart of fashion and luxury. To experience his ornaments is to discover history reborn: The diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, and rubies of his collections have seen the most extravagant centuries and epochs, from French monarchies to Persian dynasties to the Italian Renaissance...read more

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9782759404643 | Box edition (Editions Assouline, September 11, 2012), cover price $950.00 | About this edition: For the past five decades, gemologist Alexandre Reza has been one of Paris's—and indeed, the world's—most exclusive jewelers, a master artisan and exporter based in Place Vendôme, the heart of fashion and luxury.

By Vivienne Becker (editor)

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9783869302683 | Steidl / Edition7L, October 15, 2011, cover price $78.00

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Product Description: A vivid look into the famous jeweler. De Beers is one of the world's most famous luxury jeweler, its design are renowned for the beauty of their craftsmanship as well as the classic and elegant style. This book retraces the most beautiful jewels created by the famous house.

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9782759405107 | Slp edition (Editions Assouline, March 29, 2011), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: A vivid look into the famous jeweler.

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Product Description: o The first comprehensive monograph on the firm Henkel & Grosse with numerous illustrations of the jewelry and its exciting history, against the backdrop of the then current fashion created by the great couture designers of the twentieth century The jewelry firm Suddeutsche Gold und Haar-Bijourterie, founded in 1907 by Heinrich Henkel and Florentin Grosse, experienced after World War I its first successes with costume jewelry made of bronze, aluminium, wood, bakelite and galalite...read more

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9783897903357, titled "100 Jahre Leidenschaft fur / 100 Years of Passion For Grosse + Bijoux Christian Dior: Henkel & Grosse Jewellery" | Arnoldsche, December 16, 2010, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: o The first comprehensive monograph on the firm Henkel & Grosse with numerous illustrations of the jewelry and its exciting history, against the backdrop of the then current fashion created by the great couture designers of the twentieth century The jewelry firm Suddeutsche Gold und Haar-Bijourterie, founded in 1907 by Heinrich Henkel and Florentin Grosse, experienced after World War I its first successes with costume jewelry made of bronze, aluminium, wood, bakelite and galalite.

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Product Description: Jewelry was one of the most successful expressions of Art Nouveau style. This book provides an account of the movement that spread through Europe and the US. Biographies of over 300 designers are included, with a guide to identification, from the elegance of the French masters - Vever, Lalique and Fouquet - to the linear, geometric designs of the Viennese - Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser...read more

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9780525243458 | E P Dutton, October 1, 1985, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A new edition of the title previously published in 1985, exploring the design movement that spread through Europe and the United States for collectors.

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9780500280782 | Thames & Hudson, October 1, 1998, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Jewelry was one of the most successful expressions of Art Nouveau style.

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Product Description: This gorgeous book is a delight for all who are interested in fine craftsmanship, beautiful jewelry, and the role of fashion in an ever-changing world. Costume jewelry is an intimate reflection of its age. Shaped by the attitudes and fashion of the women who wear it, this jewelry reveals their temperaments, their fantasies, and the spirit of their times...read more

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9780887405310 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, March 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This gorgeous book is a delight for all who are interested in fine craftsmanship, beautiful jewelry, and the role of fashion in an ever-changing world.

By Vivienne Becker and John Bigelow Taylor (photographer)

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9780810944541 | Harry N Abrams Inc, April 1, 1995, cover price $39.95

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Shows highlights from the costume jewelry created by Nicky Butler and Simon Wilson, traces their rise from antiques dealers to internationally famous designers, and describes the influences on their work

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9780847813148 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, April 1, 1991, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Shows highlights from the costume jewelry created by Nicky Butler and Simon Wilson, traces their rise from antiques dealers to internationally famous designers, and describes the influences on their work

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Product Description: nice book, excellent illustrations, in very good condition

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9780246131003 | Grafton Books, May 1, 1990, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: nice book, excellent illustrations, in very good condition

Surveys the history of jewelry from ancient Egypt to the present and discusses important movements and designers

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9780442238285 | Chapman & Hall, July 1, 1989, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: Surveys the history of jewelry from ancient Egypt to the present and discusses important movements and designers
9780027249705, titled "My Little Pig" | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1987, cover price $2.95 | also contains My Little Pig

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