The Jeweled Menagerie

The World of Animals in Gems


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ISBN: 9780500286739 Category:

Suzanne Tennenbaum, Janet Zapata


This sumptuous volume, now available in paperback, examines the phenomenon of animal jewelry over the last century. Great imagination and technical skill have gone into the fashioning of these precious objects, which exhibit not only meticulous craftsmanship but grace and humour and refinement. All lovers of jewelry will be intrigued by these gorgeous pieces, and the book will also appeal to today’s designers and all dealers in fine jewelry.

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Weight 300 g
Dimensions 21.5 x 28 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 May 2007
Number of pages 216
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 21.5 x 28 cm
Weight 300 g

Janet Zapata is a renowned historian of decorative arts and jewelry, and is also the author of The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Anna Hu-Symphony of Jewels and Jeweled Garden.

Suzanne Tennenbaum is a noted collector of fine jewelry, and particularly of animal jewelry