Coloratura: High Jewelry and Precious Objects by Cartier

Cartier and François Chaille

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Consecrating Cartier’s new collection of high jewelry and precious objects, this volume, with its one hundred original and innovative pieces, is a celebration of an integral aspect of the iconic brand: color. Brimming both with striking contrasts and more delicate tones, the jeweler’s palette positions itself in the midst of an intimate conversation between the art world and reality in all of its cultural diversity, thus allowing for the jeweler to expand his or her creative horizons unhindered. Through the exploration of continents and seasons, the juxtaposition of tradition with modernity, and the play on connotations associated both with stones and other more noble materials, Cartier continues to follow in the footsteps paved by its founding brothers, and to create breath-taking and unique pieces.

All the world revels in color; and since high jewelry and the notion of celebration are inextricably linked, Cartier’s collection, with its astonishing rainbow-like palette, as immortalized in this volume, provides us with a new ode to joy, an ode to life in all its glory.

Writer François Chaille is passionate about art history, fashion and jewelry, and horology. Throughout his career he has published some fifteen works with Flammarion, with notable examples including The Book of Ties (1994), Cartier Creative Writing (2000), Girard Perregaux (2005), Audemars Piguet: Master Watchmaker Since 1875 (2011), and The Beauty of Time (2018).

Publisher
Flammarion
ISBN
9782080203854
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
256
Weight (kg)
2.06
Height (in)
11.81
Width (in)
10.04
Subject
Fashion & Jewelry
Published Date
02 / 05 / 2019

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