Cartier

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Chronicle Books, Oct 18, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 352 pages
From modest beginnings in Paris to predominance in the world of high fashion, the rise of the house of Cartier is comprehensively chronicled in this lavish volume. In the 1980s Cartier granted Hans Nadelhoffer exclusive access to its archives in order to write the definitive history. Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gemsand the elite clientele who don themare brought to life. This fully illustrated account is the essential complement to any jewelry lover's collection, and will satisfy the longings of all those who covet this legendary brand.

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7
CHAPTER TWO page
21
CHAPTER FIVE page
85
CHAPTER SIX page
91
CHAPTER TEN page
141
CHAPTER ELEVEN page
153
CHAPTER TWELVE page
177
CHAPTER FOURTEEN page
221
CHAPTER FIFTEEN page
239
CHAPTER SIXTEEN page
261
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN page
315
NOTES page 330 BIBLIOGRAPHY page 341 THE CARTIER FAMILY TREE page
342
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