“Masters of Jewellery Design in Canada” the first-ever books about fine jewellery in Canada highlight a talented group of designers who have won every major international award, and have earned prestigious jewellery commissions from people ranging from Pope John II to Uma Thurman.
The two-volume, 50-year retrospective on jewellery in Canada was written and produced by Cora Golden, who also co-authored the award-winning book, Design in Canada.
VOLUME 1: Post-War Pioneers
The first-ever book about fine jewellery in Canada features over 220 photographs of remarkable, rarely seen jewellery that is considered to be the most beautiful in the world.
Volume I (of a two-volume series) profiles 25 early master jewellers, and includes photographs of their award-winning designs, along with jewellery they created for celebrities ranging from Princess Diana to Pope John II. Many of these designs are now in the collections of major international museums.
VOLUME 2: Contemporary Artists
Volume II in a series that highlights the best fine jewellery in Canada. The book includes over 220 photographs of exquisite jewellery made by 25 contemporary designers.
The featured artists are ranked among the best in the world, and sell their jewellery to business, social, and cultural elites around the globe. Combined, the two volumes provide a fascinating glimpse into the secretive world of high-end jewellery, and the extraordinary lives of the people who create it.
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