21st-Century Jewellery Designers: An Inspired StyleAn exploration of the passions and inspirations that have ignited the creation of sumptuous jewels with a definitively contemporary touchPresents the stories and designs of leading contemporary jewelry designers working across the globe - France, th..
Adorning Fashion: The History of Costume Jewellery to Modern TimesDefinitive, comprehensive overview of costume jewelryFollows the evolution of costume jewelry from bourgeois France to the present dayLavishly illustrated reference book - a must-buy for jewelry enthusiasts and fashion historiansInclu..
Andrew Grima: The Father of Modern Jewellery“Since discovering the work of Andrew Grima, I have not only become a collector of his exquisite creations, I have also become one of the many to be inspired by his unique and inimitable designs. Each piece of jewellery, each watch, each object is a sculpt..
Art as Jewellery: From Calder to KapoorIncludes an introduction by Vivienne Becker, an award-winning jewelry writer, and a contribution from Julia Peyton Jones, previous director of the Serpentine Gallery, LondonA marvellous array of images, from archived photographs and sketches that have not been ..
Barron & Larcher Textile DesignersThe story of pioneering modernist designer-makers Phylis Barron and Dorothy LarcherExplores how Barron and Larcher built a hand-printed textile business that counted Coco Chanel and the Duke of Westminster among its clientsIncludes historic and contemporary illu..
Christie's: The Jewellery Archives RevealedCompiled with full access to Christie’s famous archivesReveals the romance, drama, intrigue - even danger - attached to some of the world’s most storied jewelsExpertly curating Christie’s extensive archives, Vincent Meylan has drawn out the key details of e..
Christopher Dresser TextilesA significant collection of textile works from a prolific yet often-overlooked designer, whose influence is felt to this dayDresser stands out among his contemporaries, both for his efforts to make good designs affordable and his embracing of mechanisationWritten by a ren..
Kenzo TakadaAn exclusive look-book of hand-colored sketches and personal photographs from the archives of Japanese fashion designer Kenzo TakadaIncludes hundreds of sketches and personal photographs which offer an insider’s perspective on his career, creative process, and visionFeatures a stunning c..
Late 18th & 19th Century TextilesLate Eighteenth & Early Nineteenth Century Textiles presents a selection of pieces chosen for their beauty, their elegance and their relevance to the history of textile design. The focus is on furnishing textiles that illustrate the tremendous shift in taste ..
Persian FlatweavesThis is the first comprehensive survey of the vast and fascinating subject of Persian flatweaves, and in particular floor covers. Previous publications on the subject have largely been dealers’ restricted catalogues focusing on a narrow geographical area or the weavings of a partic..
Rayne Shoes for StarsRoyal Shoemakers Rayne was founded by Henry & Mary Rayne in London in 1885, and were the pre-eminent British ladies luxury shoe brand throughout the Twentieth CenturyRayne is the name synonymous with the best in British 20th-century shoe design. Re-launched as a British-owne..
The Carpets of AfghanistanCarpets of Afghanistan is without a doubt one of the most detailed analysis of Afghanistan rug production ever published. Author Richard Parsons, for many years a buyer in Afghanistan for the well-known firm O.C.M (London) Ltd, treats the reader not only to a veritable feas..