Emerald: Twenty-One Centuries of Jewelled Opulence and Power

The lavishly designed homage opens with a stunning series of images of style icons wearing their favourite emerald jewelry. The celebrities range from Elizabeth Taylor and Angelina Jolie to Diana, Princess of Wales, all alongside classic images of emeralds from art, advertising and fashion, celebrated in a text by Franca Sozzani, editor of Vogue Italia.

The second part of this major volume showcases scores more of the world’s most significant and famous pieces of emerald jewelry, including many previously unseen designs from private and royal collections. Historic creations are represented alongside modern jewelry houses, including Cartier, Boucheron, Bulgari, Harry Winston and more.

The final part tells the story of the emerald trade from mine to market, illustrated with specially commissioned photography from across four continents.