ISBN 9780810994089,Tiffany Colored Gems

Tiffany Colored Gems


John Loring



Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780810994089

ISBN-10 0810994089


Number of Pages 303 Pages
Language (English)

The Arts

Tiffany Colored Gems, the latest in Abrams? series with Tiffany & Co., traces the dazzling history of the company?s use of colored stones in its jewelry design from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Organized by color, stones of every brilliant shade, variety, and cut make an appearance, from emeralds, sapphires, rubies, and amethysts to tourmalines, opals, turquoise, and jade. Lavishly illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs, Tiffany Colored Gems also includes paintings of famous stones and those who wore them in centuries past, as well as design sketches and drawings from Tiffany?s extensive archive. Prominently featuring the designs of Paloma Picasso and Jean Schlumberger, as well as many others, including Frank Gehry, Tiffany Colored Gems is sure to tantalize and captivate jewelry lovers around the world.

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