From Bulgari, Harry Winston and Lalique through David Webb, Elsa Peretti and Paloma Piccasso, this book discusses the popular jewellery designers of the 20th century, their creations and their individual sense of style. This book features photographs of the jewels and of the stars and personalities who wear them. It comes right up to the present, discussing popular contemporary designers and showing pictures of film stars and celebrities wearing the designs. It features 35 designers and is divided into 11 sections grouping designers according to theme - for example, "The Modernists", "The Artists" and "The Rock Hounds".
Penny Proddow and Marion Fasel are contributing editors, fine jewelry and watches, at InStyle magazine, where they write a regular jewelry column.