Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post


Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection (Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens) The Merriweather Post collection offers an enthralling glimpse into one of the most remarkable, and intact, collections of jewelry ever amassedSpectacular immerses the reader in jewelry history and design, weaving in seminal moments in Posts life as one of the most passionate and confident collectors of jewelry of the twentieth century There are exquisite pieces by Van Cleef and Arpels numerous examples by Cartier contemporary commissions from Harry Winston, George Headley, David Webb, and Fulco di Verdura, and historical pieces such as the Marie Louise Diadem, and the legendary earrings worn by Marie Antoinette on the eve of the French RevolutionSpectacular provides a critical perspective on developments in changing jewelry styles in America and Europe through one womans unique collection Fascinating essays highlight special details of the gems and jewels, as well as their sometimes scandalous history Full of fabulous images and interesting facts this new volume will appeal to anybody who wants to know the story behind some of the most amazing jewels ever createdLiana Paredes is director of Collections curator of Russian and th century Art

  • Paperback
  • Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection (Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens)
  • Liana Paredes
  • English
  • 03 July 2019
  • 1907804927

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