About the author

Lyne Kaddoura is an independent jewelry specialist and advisor, as well as Senior Consultant with Christie’s.

About the contributors

François Curiel is Chairman of Christie’s Europe and heads Christie’s global Luxury division.

David Snowdon is Hon. Chairman for Christie’s in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and India.

Pierre Rainero is the Image, Style and Heritage Director of Cartier.

Catherine Cariou is the former heritage director at Van Cleef & Arpels.

Laurence Mouillefarine is a journalist, art market expert, and author of books on jewelry.

Diana Scarisbrick is an art historian specializing in jewelry; she is the author of numerous publications and curator of many international jewelry exhibitions.

Vivienne Becker is a London-based jewelry historian, journalist, and author of more than twenty books on the history of jewelry design and contemporary jewelry.

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