War and Peace: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Decorations (Hardback)
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Running Press Book Publishers
This is a beautifully illustrated collection of patriotic jewelry from around the world. This exquisite collection from the president of the National Jewelry Institute explores the history of patriotic jewelry throughout the world. The beautifully photographed collection covers historically important pieces of jewelry from coronation royal jewels and exemplary military service and honorary medals to jewelry used to mark times of peace and prosperity as well as grand celebrations. The fourth book in Price’s jewelry series, the collection includes: The Diamond Eagle Pin crafted during the War of 1812 by an English jeweller working in the United States; a pendant from the Ordre de la Toison d’Or (Order of the Golden Fleece) which remains the highest medal of honor in Spain; and Tiffany’s Transatlantic Cable pieces.