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☆ The Cartiers PDF / Epub ✩ Author Francesca Cartier Brickell –

The Cartiers An Enchanting Jewel Of A Book Douglas Smith, Author Of Former People The Final Days Of The Russian Aristocracy The Captivating Story Of The Family Behind Cartier And The Three Brothers Who Turned Their Grandfather S Humble Parisian Jewelry Store Into A Global Luxury Icon As Told By A Great Granddaughter With Exclusive Access To Long Lost Family Archives The Cartiers Is The Revealing Tale Of A Jewelry Dynasty Four Generations, From Revolutionary France To The S At Its Heart Are The Three Cartier Brothers Whose Motto Was Never Copy, Only Create And Who Made Their Family Firm Internationally Famous In The Early Days Of The Twentieth Century, Thanks To Their Unique And Complementary Talents Louis, The Visionary Designer Who Created The First Men S Wristwatch To Help An Aviator Friend Tell The Time Without Taking His Hands Off The Controls Of His Flying Machine Pierre, The Master Dealmaker Who Bought The New York Headquarters On Fifth Avenue For A Double Stranded Natural Pearl Necklace And Jacques, The Globe Trotting Gemstone Expert Whose Travels To India Gave Cartier Access To The World S Best Rubies, Emeralds, And Sapphires, Inspiring The Celebrated Tutti Frutti JewelryFrancesca Cartier Brickell, Whose Great Grandfather Was The Youngest Of The Brothers, Has Traveled The World Researching Her Family S History, Tracking Down Those Connected With Her Ancestors And Discovering Long Lost Pieces Of The Puzzle Along The Way Now She Reveals Never Before Told Dramas, Romances, Intrigues, Betrayals, And The Cartiers Also Offers A Behind The Scenes Look At The Firm S Most Iconic Jewelry The Notoriously Cursed Hope Diamond, The Romanov Emeralds, The Classic Panther Pieces And The Long Line Of Stars From The Worlds Of Fashion, Film, And Royalty Who Wore Them, From Indian Maharajas And Russian Grand Duchesses To Wallis Simpson, Coco Chanel, And Elizabeth TaylorPublished In The Two Hundredth Anniversary Year Of The Birth Of The Dynasty S Founder, Louis Fran Ois Cartier, This Book Is A Magnificent, Definitive, Epic Social History Shown Through The Deeply Personal Lens Of One Legendary Family

☆ The Cartiers  PDF / Epub ✩ Author Francesca Cartier Brickell –
  • Hardcover
  • 656 pages
  • The Cartiers
  • Francesca Cartier Brickell
  • 24 June 2018
  • 9780525621614

    10 thoughts on “☆ The Cartiers PDF / Epub ✩ Author Francesca Cartier Brickell –

  1. says:

    A very good long read from a very source great great great granddaughter Some fascinating sections and details, plus I learned some things about diamonds along the way I enjoy history and biographies and this hit all the right notes Recommended for history fans.I really appreciate the advanced copy for review

  2. says:

    This a comprehensive and new look into the history of a now famous name While the author has a personal connection to the material, being a grandchild of one of the original Cartiers, the material comes across as unbiased and quite intriguing.Definitely worth a read even for those who are uninterested in jewelry, as the story passes through the history of France, England, America, and others, giving an interesting view into the times through the lens of art and fashion.

  3. says:

    Omg, I didn t realize this was going to be 700 pages long.RIP.

  4. says:

    Fascinating history of the Cartier Jewelry Empire This was practically all new information for me Appreciated the photos distributed throughout the book I supplemented by going online to see the jewelry in color impactful than b w At 500 pages of text there is a lot of detail that I found very interesting I did receive an ARC of the book via Goodreads Giveaways.

  5. says:

    I won this book from a GoodReads Giveaway in exchange for an honest review I enjoyed this book It s not a book I would have normally read, but it was fascinating to read about the family and how they became the legends they are today A little lengthy, but good.

  6. says:

    I was given a free advance reading copy of this book by NetGalley in exchange for a fair review The Cartier family brought jewelry making to a new level with their unique and expensive designs From brooches to necklaces to watches, the name Cartier is synonymous with elegance, class and beauty How it all began is an interesting story beginning with the first jewelry shop owner Louis Joseph Cartier who was born in 1875 He started the ball rolling and passed it on to his son Alfred, but it was Alfred s three sons, Louis, Pierre and Jacques, who turned the business into an art form Their powerful and rich clients including royalty from around the world The fact that the Cartiers survived revolutions, two world wars, and a depression is a testament to the brothers hard work ethic and ingenuity to change with the times Unfortunately, they did not pass these trairs down to all of their children and the three company stores were sold one by one to outsiders The last hold out was the London store, which was run by Jean Jacques, who tried his best, but he finally sold out in 1974 The Cartier story is beautifully told by Francesca Cartier Brickell Jean Jacques granddaughter, but as a family member, she avoids the dirty laundry, which is understandable It would be interesting to read a book about the family written by an objective biographer My only other complaint was the pictures When speaking of specific items i.e., the Wilding boxes , it would have been nice to see a picture of what they looked like I found myself stopping to look up several of the jewelry pieces and items online so I could see them They were always breathtaking The Cartier s legacy will last in the fabulous pieces they created and their unique story will not disappoint.

  7. says:

    I received this book as an ARC through a GoodReads giveaway A long read but very interesting history about the Cartier family and the jewelry business.

  8. says:

    A fascinating story about an iconic family.I will never look at Cartier jewelry the same again.

  9. says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed this book.

  10. says:

    This is a fantastic book It is a slow read though Take your time to savor and enjoy I received this book as a free giveaway from Goodreads Yay

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