Artistry and social history merge in this engaging look at cuff links, and the role they have played in 19th and 20th-century fashion. The array of designs includes creations by jewellers and artists such as Faberge, Cartier, Tiffany and Alexander Calder.
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"This richly illustrated book, which features cuff links from the sporty-fishing flies under crystal-to the fanciful-a pair of nuts and bolts-will make every man yearn for French cuffs."-Time "One hundred eighty-six plates of these delightful geegaws make you wonder why you use mere buttons."- Wall Street Journal PUBCOMMENTS: Artistry and social history merge in this unusual book-an engaging look at cuff links and the role they have played in fashion from the early 19th century to the present. The striking array of designs includes creations by such illustrious jewelers and artists as Faberg, Cartier, Tiffany, and Alexander Calder. The result is a unique and beautiful gift for art lovers who will relish the exquisite craftsmanship and for fashion devotees who consider these ornaments an essential touch of sartorial splendor. 199 illustrations, 186 in full color, 811/2 x 911/4" (Susan Jonas And Marilyn Nissenson) have written five books together, including Abrams' The Ubiquitous Pig. Jonas, a writer and book editor, was a picture editor at Time, Inc. Nissenson has written and produced documentaries for CBS, NBC, and PBS. -- The Ubiquitous Pig. Jonas, a writer and
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