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Cartier : Beautés du Monde : High Jewelry and Precious Objects / Text by François Chaille ; Translated from the French by Robert Burns.

By: Contributor(s): Language: English Original language: French Publisher: Paris : Flammarion, [2022]Edition: English editionDescription: 255 pages : colour photographs ; 31 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9782080287533
Other title:
  • Translation of: Cartier : beautés du monde : haute joaillerie et objets précieux
Uniform titles:
  • Cartier : beautés du monde : haute joaillerie et objets précieux. English
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 23 739.27092
Contents:
Beautés du monde-- A curious allure / Alberto Cavalli-- Traveler-collectors-- Noting nature-- A taste for India.
Summary: "True to the Cartier brothers' passion for the earth and its natural beauties, the newest collection of high jewelry brings the wonders of nature and cultural splendors from all four corners of the globe into dialogue. Sublimated by the interplay of stones and drawings, the inspirations give rise to highly stylized, even abstract compositions of a new genre. A coral reef entwines the length of a flamboyant necklace, an iguana skin transforms into a geometric matrix, and a Chinese puzzle box reveals a kaleidoscopic ring. Natural treasures and the fruits of human creativity meet in the purity of original compositions, revealing the unique dimensions of a multifaceted world that showcases all the richness of the nature and the Cartier universe"-- Provided by publisher.
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Beautés du monde-- A curious allure / Alberto Cavalli-- Traveler-collectors-- Noting nature--
A taste for India.

"True to the Cartier brothers' passion for the earth and its natural beauties, the newest collection of high jewelry brings the wonders of nature and cultural splendors from all four corners of the globe into dialogue. Sublimated by the interplay of stones and drawings, the inspirations give rise to highly stylized, even abstract compositions of a new genre. A coral reef entwines the length of a flamboyant necklace, an iguana skin transforms into a geometric matrix, and a Chinese puzzle box reveals a kaleidoscopic ring. Natural treasures and the fruits of human creativity meet in the purity of original compositions, revealing the unique dimensions of a multifaceted world that showcases all the richness of the nature and the Cartier universe"-- Provided by publisher.

Translated from the French

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