Jewelry was one of the purest and most successful expressions of the Art Nouveau movement. Fresh designs and motifs created intense excitement as organic forms surged with new life, and the female form struggled towards freedom, suggesting a long-hidden eroticism. The artists and goldsmiths who created this jewelry were trained in the nineteenth-century disciplines; their technical mastery allowed them to experiment with new materials and enameling processes to indulge their fantasies. This combination - an atmosphere of ...

Art Nouveau Jewelry 1998, Thames & Hudson, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780500280782

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Art Nouveau Jewelry 1985, Dutton Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780525243458

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