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Glenn Spiro - The Art of a Jewel Raymond Sancroft-Baker Assouline, 2021
Known to serious collectors and aficionados, G is one of the most sought-after private jewelers in the world. Led by the renowned Glenn Spiro, the British creator established his own house in 2014 after over twenty-five years dealing in only the rarest gems. In his appointment-only London atelier, the former studio of fashion designer Sir Norman Hartnell, Mr. Spiro combines exquisitely detailed settings with a careful selection of unique stones. A couture piece from the G Atelier can be years in the making and his technical mastery has gained a cult following of collectors. Rapper Jay-Z famously gifted wife, Beyoncé Knowles, the “Papillon” butterfly ring, crafted with 326 tsavorites and 342 brilliant-cut diamonds. In 2018 the iconic ring was donated to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London where it remains on view with the permanent collection. Featuring original photography of the most iconic pieces in his collection, the spirit of one of the boldest and inventive names in jewelry comes alive in a luxurious and colorful volume devoted to his show-stopping works of art.
English - 208 pages - 35 x 28 x 3,7 cm - 3kg ISBN 9781614288596