"...lavish and beautifully illustrated new study...[Geoffrey Munn's] text is perfectly balanced between sober art and historical chops (as when discussing three tiaras designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria) and giddy appreciation (discussing a tiara made for drag comedienne Dame Edna Everage" Publishers Weekly
Geoffrey Munn is the Managing Director of Wartski Ltd, a firm of antique dealers in London specialising in European precious metalwork. He is co-author of Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts Jewellery and author of both Castellani and Giuliano - Revivalist Jewellers of the 19th Century and The Triumph of Love - Jewellery 1530-1930. He is also the jewellery specialist on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.
Wonderful book for all the would-be princesses out there.Published 2 months ago by Katie in Colorado
i love looking at any books regarding royal jewels and tiaras, it goes back to a more simple time in history.Published 3 months ago by Karen Falkman
Spectacular jewelry eye candy for those who admire precious gems and royal history. This book is packed with gorgeous photographs of tiaras in royal and private collections. Read morePublished 6 months ago by K. Gaylin
GREAT BOOK!! A classic for historical jewelry and great designs! Very detailed and lots of photos.Published 6 months ago by R. Andreas
What a fantastic book. The illustrations and descriptions of the pieces are wonderful. I highly recommend it to anyone that loves jewels and the history of tiaras.Published 8 months ago by Brent F.
Lovely book, it has always amazed me how royalty has the most beautiful jewelry. Of course most of it is owned by the State. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Betty C. Sourk
This book is great. It gives a lot of very interesting history and tons of high quality photos of stunning jewelry.Published 15 months ago by D. Clark
This book is the standard by which all other books on this subject are held to. The details and information, along with the breathtaking photographs makes this one of the most... Read morePublished 16 months ago by G.J. Boerman