Boucheron : free-spirited jeweler since 1858

Author : Anita Coppet

This book is a journey through the sparkling world of the iconic Maison Boucheron, which has championed a sensual, chic, modern, and independent form of femininity for over a century and a half. The Boucheron universe--from its aesthetic vocabulary to its sources of inspiration, its artistic distinctiveness, its workshops, and its creative research--is explored through images from the company's archives, drawings, outstanding jewels, and a photographic portfolio of unique pieces created specially for this anniversary volume. This richly illustrated book, which features inserts on paper of various textures, showcases not just stunning jewels but also the skills of Boucheron's jewelers--whose golden hands create the dreams. The secrets of the workshop are revealed in a step-by-step presentation of the various stages in creating a finished gemstone. Here is every facet of a jewelry boutique that remains true to its award-winning heritage as it reinvents itself for the future.

Published Date : 11 May 2019
Page : 219
Publisher : Abrams Books

MARC INFORMATION

020 a : ISBN 
9781419734908 
041 a : Language 
eng 
050 b : Publish Year 
2018 
100 a : Author 
245 a : Title 
Boucheron : free-spirited jeweler since 1858 
260 b : Name of publisher 
Abrams 
300 a : Total pages 
219 
350 a : Price 
3000 
520 a : Description 
This book is a journey through the sparkling world of the iconic Maison Boucheron, which has championed a sensual, chic, modern, and independent form of femininity for over a century and a half. The Boucheron universe--from its aesthetic vocabulary to its sources of inspiration, its artistic distinctiveness, its workshops, and its creative research--is explored through images from the company's archives, drawings, outstanding jewels, and a photographic portfolio of unique pieces created specially for this anniversary volume. This richly illustrated book, which features inserts on paper of various textures, showcases not just stunning jewels but also the skills of Boucheron's jewelers--whose golden hands create the dreams. The secrets of the workshop are revealed in a step-by-step presentation of the various stages in creating a finished gemstone. Here is every facet of a jewelry boutique that remains true to its award-winning heritage as it reinvents itself for the future. 
650 a : Subject 
852 a : Library Location 
Jewelry Design Collection 

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