Beautiful Creatures: Jewelry Inspired by the animal Kingdom

 

Creatures from the animal kingdom represented in fanstastic jewelry selection by renowned masters Cartier, Bulgari, Tiffany & Co., JAR, Belperron, David Webb, Schlumberger, Boucheron, and many other brilliant jewelers.

Beautiful Creatures evoking some of the most spectacular beasts ever transformed into sparkling treasures and accompanies a forthcoming special exhibition in the American Museum of Natural History’s Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals. In fact the volume is a companion catalog to an exhibition of the same name at New York planned for 2021.

Authored by jewelry historian Marion Fasel the book is divided into three major sections. “Air” features butterflies, dragonflies, bees, beetles, cicadas and flies, as well as birds. “Water” encompasses fish, lion’s paw scallops, starfish, seahorses, crocodiles, jellyfish, and the Portuguese man o’ war. “Land” highlights snakes, lizards and salamanders, tortoises, spiders, panthers, tigers, elephants, giraffes, lions and zebras.

 

 

The author 

Marion Fasel is a jewelry historian and author of several books on twentieth-century jewelry. She is the founder of the online jewelry magazine The Adventurine. In 2018 Fasel was the recipient of the GEM Award for Media Excellence and the Jewelry Champion Award from Town & Country magazine.

Book’s highlights

 

 

The author 

Marion Fasel is a jewelry historian and author of several books on twentieth-century jewelry. She is the founder of the online jewelry magazine The Adventurine. In 2018 Fasel was the recipient of the GEM Award for Media Excellence and the Jewelry Champion Award from Town & Country magazine.

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