Coveted: Art and Innovation in High Jewelry

Melanie Grant

Phaidon, 2020


When does jewelry transcend the category of fashion accessory to become art? Coveted provides a vital survey of the field, profiling more than 70 of the most prominent designers working across the globe today. In thematic chapters featuring exceptional pieces from each artist’s extraordinary oeuvre, the book explores their conceptual approach, provenance of materials, quality of design, composition, and workmanship, revealing what makes these creations not only coveted objects of exceptional value but also works of art.


ISBN: 9781838661496

208 pagina's, 30,5 x 24,5 cm, 188 illustraties, harcover, Engels