"Woman and gems - inseparable since the first metals and precious gems were unearthed. While jewelry's purpose has long been to make a woman beautiful, today's jewelers take this a step further. They create with the modern woman in mind, crafting jewelry that is suitable for the versatile roles of mother, career woman, and seductress." "Inside this book are many one-of-kind pieces never seen before - as well as numerous haute jewelry items that are well known for their place in history."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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