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The Pearl Necklace, by luxury lifestyle publisher Assouline, authored by award winning jewellery journalist Vivienne Becker,  explores the legacy of these lustrous strands through fine art and fashion, in a luxurious volume that reminds us why the pearl necklace has long been the ultimate object of fascination and fantasy.  An iconic classic, the pearl necklace has been worn and adored by Renaissance queens, maharajas, First Ladies, and starlets from the Golden Age of Hollywood to the present day, each wearing it after the fashion of the times or their own fancy.

Dimensions: 25 cm x 33 cm, 300 pages | 200 illustrations. A luxury hardcover with jacket.

About the author:

Jewellery historian Vivienne Becker is an award-winning journalist and author of several books on the history of jewelry design. Based in London, Becker is a contributing editor to Financial Times’s How to Spend It magazine, writes for newspapers and magazines around the world, and lectures and broadcasts on her subject. She organized and wrote the catalog for the first major exhibition of the jewelry of René Lalique, and curated Jewels of Fantasy, a traveling exhibition of twentieth-century costume jewelry. Becker’s previous books for Assouline include De Beers Jewellery (2011), The Impossible Collection of Jewelry (2012), Sevan Biçakçi (2014), and Cartier Panthère (2015).