Wartski The First 150 Years
Antique Collectors' Club
Size: 300 mm x 237 mm
Illustrations: 269 colour, 104 b&w
- Presents the essence of Wartski's history, from its humble beginnings to its very considerable fame. The book showcases the firm's stock, scholarship and clientele
Edith Sitwell, Margot Fonteyn, Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner, Barbra Streisand and Vivienne Westwood are just a few of the luminaries who have visited Wartski's showrooms, lured by a dazzling array of gems, jewellery, goldsmiths' work and the famous Fabergé collection.
Geoffrey Munn, managing director of Wartski, tells the remarkable story of how the firm rose from humble beginnings in Bangor, North Wales, to become jewellers to six generations of the British Royal family and famous throughout the world. The lively text of Wartski: The First Hundred and Fifty Years will be a source of deep fascination to all enthusiasts of jewellery, European royalty, Fabergé and, in particular, celebrities from every walk of life.