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Henry Dunay: A Precious Life (SIGNED)

Proddow, Penny; Fasel, Marion

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ISBN 10: 0810993953 / ISBN 13: 9780810993952
Published by U.S.A.: Harry N. Abrams, 2007
Condition: As New Hardcover
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GIFT QUALITY. An as-new, hardcover copy in a like dust jacket. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Henry Dunay. 9.25"x12.25", 223 pages. A biography of Henry Dunay and his passion for colored stones and jewelry design. Filled with an array of large, gorgeous, full-color photograph illustrations of his work. To access more books related to jewelry art, go to and search using our unique keyword ARTBX, or visit our shop in Fort Worth. Bookseller Inventory # GMSC 553

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Title: Henry Dunay: A Precious Life (SIGNED)

Publisher: U.S.A.: Harry N. Abrams

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

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Henry Dunay: A Precious Life is both a lavish album of Dunay’s finest designs and a biography that tells the amazing story of his rise from an immigrant family to the heights of the jewelry world. A contemporary American jeweler, Henry Dunay single-handedly built a business to fit the luxurious mold of the great jewelry houses of all time: Faberge, Cartier, and Van Cleef & Arpels.

This is a world where superb craftsmen master arcane knowledge of precious and semi-precious stones; where jewelers compete for newly discovered gemstones; and where glamorous women vie to own one-of-a-kind pieces.

This book includes a biographical essay by Penny Proddow and Marion Fasel, an essay on Dunay’s use of colored stones by mineralogist George Harlow, and an essay on Dunay’s society and celebrity clientele by journalist Jeryl Brunner.

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Penny Proddow and Marion Fasel are contributing editors at InStyle magazine, where they write a regular jewelry column.

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