New York—If you have not been to London this summer season, Saatchi Gallery’s Tiffany & Co. to go to the exhibition, now you can expertise it in e book kind.
To rejoice 150 years for the reason that American jeweler arrange store by the pond, the now-concluded “Imaginative and prescient and Virtuosity” exhibition showcased 400 gadgets from the home’s archives.
The exhibition additionally featured the unique “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” script, together with “Blue E book” jewellery items, iconic storefront photos, and culturally important gadgets.
Collectively, these parts kind a visible historical past of the Charles Lewis Tiffany Firm, based in 1837. It began promoting items imported from Paris, and right this moment Tiffany & Co. is likely one of the world’s main luxurious manufacturers.
The free e book, additionally referred to as “Sight and Virtuosity,” was written by jewellery historian Vivienne Becker. The e book reveals the gadgets within the exhibition and tells the tales behind them.
SEE: Tiffany & Co. highlights of the e book “Imaginative and prescient & Virtuosity
From commercials to crucial family jewels, such because the 128.54-carat yellow Tiffany Diamond, the e book from Assouline publishers delves into the jewels and objects that make up the corporate’s heritage.
Value mentioning are the story of Tiffany’s well-known blue field and the jewellery of the designers who outline the model Jean Schlumberger, Elsa Peretti and Paloma Picasso.
Creator Becker has written among the most well-known books on jewellery, equivalent to “The Unimaginable Assortment of Jewellery” in 2012. His second most up-to-date e book was 2020’s “Cipullo: Making Trendy Jewellery”.
Becker is a contributor to the Monetary Occasions’ How you can Spend It journal and lectures all over the world.
“Imaginative and prescient & Virtuosity” encompasses a foreword by the late style editor André Leon Talley, Vogue’s longtime editor-in-chief.Associated tales can be proper right here…