- Publish Date: September 20, 2016
- Format: Hardcover
- Category: Design - Fashion & Accessories
- Publisher: Rizzoli
- Trim Size: 9-1/2 x 12-3/4
- Pages: 256
- US Price: $85.00
- CDN Price: $115.00
- ISBN: 978-0-8478-4861-4
"'Jeweler' contrasts the diverse styles of 17 international masters and mavericks, from Viren Bhagat’s delicate pieces and exceptional stones to Mark Davis’s gem-studded Bakelite bangles."
—New York Times
"Stellene Volandes explores the fantastical, the awesome and the unbelievable in jewelry design. . . ."
"Jeweler: Masters, Mavericks, and Visionaries of Modern Design, by T&C's very own Editor-in-Chief Stellene Volandes, tells the stories of 17 of today's most innovative jewelry designers. . . Many of the designers speak of owning a stone for a decade or more before they finally decide how to set it. These are the kind of pieces that will be the collectibles and treasured heirlooms of tomorrow."
—Town & Country
"From the unassuming cover the reader cannot possibly imagine or be prepared for what is to come once they begin to read this inconceivably and jaw droppingly magnificent book..."
—New York Journal of Books
"In her stunning new book… Stellene Volandes, jewelry expert and Editor-in-Chief at Town & Country magazine, profiles seventeen accomplished designers, whose exceptional work represents unique combinations of creativity, technical expertise, and individuality…The book is as beautifully designed as the jewels featured within."
"...a must have for any jewelry library...The book presents a group of 17 of the most talented, distinctive and comparatively obscure talents working today. They are the names that carry on the creative legacy of legends from the past like Louis Cartier."
"...we really zeroed in on the sort of artisan jewelers that maybe were not well known, were not widely available but that for a sort of jeweler connoisseur were really some of the giants working today."
—Fashionista.com interview with Stellene Volandes
"In her recently released book Jewelers: Masters, Mavericks and Visionaries of Modern Design Volandes cast her eyes and shares with us a wealth of jewelers most of us may not be familiar with. While the names may not have the brand recall of the Graffs and Van Cleefs of the world, the jewelers featured in the book are all creators of exquisite and exceptional pieces."
"'. . . Jeweler' contrasts the diverse styles of 17 international masters and mavericks..."
—New York Times International Edition
"...Volandes highlights the artistry and inspiration behind 17 groundbreaking designers responsible for creating the collectibles of the future..."
"Volandes went behind the scenes with 17 of today’s most innovative and influential contemporary designers and reveals their stories and the importance of jewelry to who we are as a culture when the piece was created. The book showcases the unique ideas, intricate processes and inspiration behind the work of this select group of designers that includes jewelers from around the world..."
"The most innovative under-the-radar jewelers in the world"
— New York Post. Alexa Magazine
"With text illuminating their inspirations, craftsmanship and artistry, Volandes introduces 17 contemporary jewelers pushing the limits of the field. Each is what she calls a game changer."
"...Stellene Volandes, Editor in Chief of Town & Country magazine, has focussed on the contemporary jewellers at work today that he considers to be the most influential in terms of both artistry and expertise….Volandes has clearly had fun picking out the jewels that will create the most visual impact, accompanying them with insightful and personal introductions to each jeweller."