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"Verdura The Life And Work Of A Master Jeweler" 2002 CORBETT, Patricia

CORBETT, Patricia

[224] pp.

Thames & Hudson

2002

12 1/2" x 9 1/4"

The definitive work on Fulco di Verdura, the society jewellery designer. Verdura was born into the Sicilian nobility at the turn of the twentieth century. He moved to Paris during the 1920s where he began designing jewellery for Chanel. His designs were worn by the likes of Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, the Duchess of Windsor, Diana Vreeland and Mona Bismarck. Verdura gives an overview of his life and career, as well as numerous images of the jewellery and archival photographs of his pieces being worn by models and society figures.

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