Автор: Stefano Papi Название: The Jewels of the Romanovs: ISBN: 0500515328 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500515327 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 25860 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Romanovs ruled Russia from 1613 to 1917, when the Revolution brought their reign to an abrupt end. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a time of particular elegance and extravagance for the tsars and the wealthy families with whom they were linked by marriage, and nowhere are these lavish tastes more apparent than in the imperial jewels. Every jewel tells a story. Through his work at Sotheby s and Christie s and his own extensive research, Stefano Papi has spent years unraveling the mysteries of Russian imperial jewelry. He identifies pieces with little or unknown provenance, and he uncovers the fascinating stories behind the jewels and the people who wore them. He takes us through the golden years, and after the Revolution he follows the survivors of the Romanov line and their jewelry in European courts and in Paris, where many exiles sought refuge.
Автор: Blom, Philipp Название: Twilight of the Romanovs ISBN: 0500516685 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500516683 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 25030 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Twilight of the Romanovs opens a door onto the world of pre-revolutionary Russia in original photographs taken during the last decades of Romanov rule. They include many remarkable colour images created using an early three-colourplate technique; these bring the remote past to life with an especially vivid jolt. We discover a world of exceptional diversity, seemingly timeless, almost archaic, marked by persistent poverty, yet also abundantly rich and often surprisingly modern. These photographs are snapshots of a vanished world. The Russian Empire was soon to be destroyed, and, in the ensuing blood-soaked decades, rendered unrecognizable. Yet these images reveal a surprising continuity: despite the subsequent cataclysm, faces, postures, buildings and landscapes still resonate with those who see them
a century and more later.
Автор: Woolton Carol Название: Floral Jewels ISBN: 3791381148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791381145 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 23100 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Throughout history, flowers have been the inspiration for jewellers and the people who wore their creations. Gabrielle Chanel's favourite flower was the camellia and since the 1920s the flower has become incorporated into every aspect of the house's designs. Christian Dior favoured the lily of the valley and made it the centre of his 1954 collection. The rose de noel, which blooms in winter, has become synonymous with van Cleef and Arpel. This gorgeous volume highlights hundreds of examples of the finest floral jewellery ever made. Divided into four seasons - and the flowers that bloom in them - this book explores the history of flowers in the fine jewellery world and features dazzling illustrations, original sketches and gouache paintings showing how these blooms have been translated into pieces that are both priceless and ageless. The jewellery editor of British Vogue, Carol Woolton, offers expert insights into fashion history and trends. She explores the Belle Epoque, styles of the 1940s and the re-interpretations of iconic pieces. From original bejewelled botanical pieces by master jewellers such as Rene Lalique and Peter Carl Faberge, to the splendour of Cartier's orchids and fanciful imaginative flowers by contemporary designers such as Victoire de Castellane. The book also features magical floral pieces by Joel Arthur Rosenthal, acknowledged as the world's greatest jeweller, who has contributed a foreword for the book. These fanciful ornaments will entice collectors and dreamers alike
Название: If These Jewels Could Talk Hb ISBN: 1851498079 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851498079 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 31100 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Throughout the 20th century, jewellery revealed the behind-the-scenes stories and the plot twists and turns in the real lives of celebrities that will always be larger than life. Some of the world's most fabulous jewels not only illustrated power and status in society but these magical gems held tremendous sentimental value as they were linked to the most significant moments and memories of Hollywood royalty, international aristocracy and international icons of style. If These Jewels Could Talk offers a glimpse into the jewellery boxes of these celebrities - the personal tastes, heartfelt anecdotes and the true tales of the women who wore and collected the pieces.
During the early- to mid-20th century, a majority of screen actresses requested to wear their own favourite pieces in films. This offered a peek into some the great jewellers of the time who were designing for women who could choose anything. Actresses such as Merle Oberon, Paulette Goddard, Joan Crawford, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor as well as icons such as Jackie Kennedy and The Duchess of Windsor created signature styles for which they became known and which influenced generations of women, becoming part of our collective consciousness.
The 20s through the 50s were a time when the renowned jewellery houses were also celebrities in their own right. They mixed with the socialites and royalty they bejewelled.
In films, jewellery clearly developed and defined a character's personality - as it did in real life - whether it be a rags-to-riches story or those that figured into the plot: for example, a Cartier bracelet in Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat, or a Harry Winston necklace in Notorious.
Whether on or off screen, worn by the famed and the legendary, and designed by the most revered houses of the day, all of these jewels take us on a narrative journey that provide fascinating insight into the intriguing worlds of early Hollywood and nobility from the 1920s through today.
Автор: Beckmann, Poul Smith, Jannuzzi Название: Living Jewels 2 (The Magical Design of Beetles) ISBN: 3791337777 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791337777 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 18480 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The beetles are back - and they're bigger and more beautiful than ever! Discover page after page of these magnificent insects magnified multiple times their normal size.
Название: Celebrating Jewellery: Exceptional Jewels of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries ISBN: 1851496165 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851496167 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 46650 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Success, wealth and privilege have many ways of manifesting themselves, not least through the purchase and display of beautiful jewels. Some of the greatest and most iconic pieces from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are included in Celebrating Jewellery, by David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti. Every example is synonymous with style and luxury, from the formal tiaras, suites and ornaments of the Victorians through to the innovations of Belle Йpoque and Revivalism, to the geometric and linear designs of the Art Deco movement, and the bold, colourful jewels of the late twentieth century.
Celebratig Jewellery also includes a number of the most famous jewels in history, such as the Cartier 'great cat' and flamingo jewels for the Duchess of Windsor, and other lavish and illustrious examples created for European royalty. This is a truly magnificent volume, which will provide lasting inspiration and pleasure to anyone with a love of the great jewels of the last two hundred years.
The jewellers featured, in order of appearance, are: Gabriel Lemonnier, Mellerio dits Meller, Garrard of London, Chaumet, Vever, Lalique, Vever and Lalique (short collaboration), Boucheron, Castellani, Giuliano, Cartier (Cartier Paris and Cartier London), Marcus & Co, Van Cleef & Arpels, Lacloche Freres, Rene Boivin, J.E. Caldwell, Charlton and Co., Black, Starr and Frost, Herz-Belperron, Raymond Templier, Sterle, Vaillant and Duverne, Jean Schlumberger, Repossi, Bulgari, JAR and David Bennett.
Contents: Foreword; Nineteenth Century and Earlier Jewellery; Revivalism Jewellery; Belle Йpoque Jewllery; Art Deco Era Jewellery; Twentieth Century Jewellery - The Nineteen Thirties and Later.
Автор: Field Название: Queen s jewels the ISBN: 0810981726 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810981720 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 7360 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Providing an extensively illustrated account of Queen Elizabeth II's personal collection of jewellery, and published with the co-operation of Buckingham Palace, this book includes stories and pictures of items worn by members of the royal family for over 400 years. The anecdotal text which accompanies the wealth of photographs is based on close examination of memoirs, photographs and documents in the royal archives.
Автор: HRH Prince Michael of Greece Название: Jewels of the Tsars ISBN: 1902686551 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781902686554 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 24600 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Romanovs and Imperial Russia. HRH Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark whose grandmother was Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia gives a never before published account of the great history of the Romanov jewellery. With never before seen photographic material sourced from European royal Archives and the renowned Diamond fund in Moscow, this book is an exceptional publishing event.
Автор: Ducamp, Emmanuel Название: The Summer Palaces of the Romanovs ISBN: 0500516472 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500516478 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 36950 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Situated just south of St Petersburg, the Russian imperial residence of Tsarskoye Selo is now more than three hundred years old. Tsarskoye Selo the Tsars Village was once a modest estate housing a summer residence for Catherine I, second wife of Peter the Great. The building now known as the Catherine Palace was extensively rebuilt by Empress Elizabeth and then lavishly refurbished by Catherine II, known as Catherine the Great. This empresss love of art and decoration is evident in the sumptuous interiors and in the extensive park, filled with fanciful pavilions, bridges and monuments. Catherine also commissioned the neoclassical Alexander Palace for her favourite grandson, the future Alexander I; this later became home to the last tsar, Nicholas II, and his family until their exile to Siberia. Occupied by the Nazi forces in 1941, Tsarskoye Selo saw its treasures plundered and many of its interiors left derelict. Fortunately, some of its magnificent interiors survived the vicissitudes of history, while others, such as the extravagant Amber Room, have since been painstakingly restored to their former opulence. The estate is not only a piece of art history but a living testimony to the tastes and private passions of the Romanov family. Their clothes and porcelain, their desks and bookshelves build an intimate and involving portrait of life in imperial Russia.
Автор: Keay, Anna Название: The Crown Jewels ISBN: 0500515751 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500515754 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 23400 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: From the 12th-century spoon used for the anointing at the coronation to the platinum crown created for Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in 1937, the Crown Jewels` story is that of the English monarchy itself. This book tells the story of the development of the collection from the medieval period onwards.
Автор: Scarisbrick, Diana Название: Portrait Jewels ISBN: 0500515573 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500515570 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 18440 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Rulers from the Medici to the Romanovs commissioned portrait jewels. Dynasties represented here include the Valois and Bourbon in France; Bavarian, Habsburg, and Hanoverian in Germany, Central Europe, and Spain; Tudor, Stuart, and Hanoverian in Britain; and the House of Orange-Nassau in the Netherlands. Men and women famous in politics, religion, history, literature, and the arts, including Queen Elizabeth I, Louis XIV, Catherine the Great, Voltaire and Madame du Chatelet, Popes Clement XII and Pius VII, and Lord Byron are featured in this exquisite miniature gallery The author draws upon her knowledge of jewelry, painting, history, and literature to set the portrait jewels in the context of people's lives, and shows how they were worn and what they meant to donors and recipients--tokens of allegiance to a ruler, of commitment between lovers, of affection within families.
Автор: Steinberg Название: Fall of the Romanovs ISBN: 0300070675 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300070675 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 19600 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Covering the arrest, captivity and execution of the last tsar of Russia and his family during the revolution of 1917-1918, this study explores the full range of events and reveals the thoughts, perceptions and judgments of Nicholas and Alexandra, their children, and the men who killed them.