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Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweler

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A master of metamorphosis, Sicilian duke-turned-jewelry-designer Fulco di Verdura (1898-1978) studded seashells with precious gems, transformed sailor's knots into pearl-encrusted necklaces, and wrapped blazing ruby hearts with braided gold rope. Since the mid-20th century, his ultrasophisticated neo-Baroque pieces have been the status symbols of a near-secret society of E ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by ABRAMS
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Verdura had an interesting life, but this book did not grab me the way that the collection of Monongya's work did.
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