Drawing Jewels For Fashion

Drawing Jewels For Fashion


By (author) Carol Woolton

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  • Publisher: PRESTEL
  • Format: Hardback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 278mm x 20mm | 980g
  • Publication date: 16 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Munich
  • ISBN 10: 3791346024
  • ISBN 13: 9783791346021
  • Illustrations note: 300 colour
  • Sales rank: 203,943

Product description

In this illustrated collection of fashion illustrations of jewels, Vogue jewellery editor Carol Woolton draws out the essence of the jewellery designers' creative energy. Organized thematically around the topics of civilization, the natural world, art and architecture, culture and literature, raw materials and history, this book examines the relationship between drawing and jewellery design and features pages from the designers' sketchbooks, images from their mood boards, and photographs of their newest designs. Including insightful interviews with each designer, the book sheds light on the creative process and tells a gripping story of how an idea is transformed into a beautiful, polished jewel. A compelling mix of text and visual display, this book presents the best of the art of jewellery design.

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Author information

The Jewellery Editor of British Vogue, Carol Woolton was also Tatler magazine's first jewellery editor. Her articles have appeared in The Times, the Financial Times and Art Quarterly, and she broadcasts regularly on jewellery themes. She is the author of Fashion for Jewels (Prestel).

Review quote

.".. an ultra-glam "How It's Made," this book reveals the sketchbooks and studios of the world's leading jewelry designers. No girly girl would go without it."Lucky Magazine Online, 12/7/11

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Over thirty leading international jewelry designers open their sketchbooks and studios to reveal the inspirations behind their work.