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Hidden Gems : Jewellery Stories from the Saleroom (Reprint) (Hardcover) (Sarah Hue-williams & Raymond

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Sarah Hue-Williams and Raymond Sancroft-Baker have spent decades working in the jewelry industry, from assessing historical gems to selling some of the most important, rare, and unusual pieces of jewelry ever to come on the market.
?In this book, they turn that experience into forty lavishly illustrated true stories from the world of gems and jewelry. Drawing from a wide range of periods, cultures, and countries, the authors take us behind the scenes, showing us the fascinating origins and secret histories of some unforgettable creations—and the lives of the people who desired and won them, loved and lost them. Even in a world of luxury, there’s nothing quite so dramatic as a beautiful piece of finely crafted jewelry; the stories in this book remind us why.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 303
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles
Sub-Genre: Jewelry, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Sarah Hue-williams & Raymond Sancroft-baker
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2017
TCIN: 51715256
UPC: 9781910065990
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-2728
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