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HIGH JEWELRY AND PRECIOUS OBJECTS BY CARTIER: THE ODYSSEY OF A STYLE. Francois Chaille. Flammarion, Paris, 2013. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 248 pp. with 251 ills. (198 col.). 34 x 29 cm. ISBN 9782080201737 In English.
Large format. Publisher's description: The most exceptional new creations from the world's premier jeweler. This exquisitely produced, luxurious tome presents one hundred of the latest creations by the famous jeweler, from high jewelry to precious objects. The Cartier style comes from a wide range of sources and inspirationsthe mystery and opulence of China, India, and the Orient; the dynamic geometry of art deco; the energy of modern cities; the voluptuousness of orchids; and the strength and grace of panthers. Influences constantly evolve with the times yet remain faithful to the original style of Louis Cartier, the master of Parisian elegance and the art of high jewelry since the dawn of the twentieth century.
Artist(s):Cartier (firm); Cartier, Louis
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Jewelry
Plans: 70,30
Worldwide Number: 157195
Hardcover $125.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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