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This book is a masterpiece!! Just got my copy last night and cannot put it down! Crammed packed full of photos and information, can’t wait to read it from cover to cover. Bravo! Well Done!
~ Roberta L. Howard
The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry
The Napier Jewelry book is a visual encyclopedia of Napier Costume Jewelry. It tells the heretofore untold and phenomenal story of The Napier Co.’s inception, development, flowering, and ultimate success. It chronicles the history of its management, manufacturing, marketing, and most importantly, the unparalleled beauty of Napier fashion jewelry. With approximately 4000 pictures of Napier jewelry history and over 250,000 words of text and descriptions, you will be taken step-by-step, decade by decade, through the development of the Napier style. As a collector, you will learn to recognize the findings, materials, and designs to appropriately circa-date the Napier jewelry in which you are investing. As a lover of vintage costume jewelry, you will enjoy the drama and excitement of the trials, tribulations, and breakthroughs at each stage of the Napier journey. In the end, you will have a deep and lasting appreciation of the romantic story infused into the metal, gemstones, crystals, cabochons, and elegance of each piece of Napier jewelry that you own or are considering owning.
WHAT A GREAT PRESENTATION!!! You have assembled a masterpiece of the history of this company and its products spanning over a century of its existence. Congratulations on a job well done.
~ Ron Meoni
former CEO of The Napier Co.
Table of Contents of the Book
- About the Authors
- Price Guide Notes
- The Structure of the Book
- Comprehensive but Not Exhaustive
- Chapter 1 : Introduction to Jewelry and Fashion
- Chapter 2 : 1875 – 1890
- Chapter 3 : 1890s – 1900
- Chapter 4 : 1900 – 1910
- Chapter 5 : 1910 – 1920
- Chapter 6 : 1920 – 1930
- Chapter 7 : 1930 – 1940
- Chapter 8 : 1940 – 1945
- Chapter 9 : 1945 – 1950
- Chapter 10 : 1950 – 1960
- Chapter 11 : 1960 – 1970
- Chapter 12 : 1970 – 1980
- Chapter 13 : 1980 – 1990
- Chapter 14 : 1990 – 2000
- Chapter 15 : Manufacturing
- Chapter 16 : Sterling Silver
- Chapter 17 : Giftware
- Chapter 18 : The Buying Plan and Marketing
- Chapter 19 : Special Issue Jewelry& Collectibles
- Chapter 20 : Employee Dedication
- Chapter 21 : Trademarks,Patents, and Findings
- Early Census Statistics for the Jewelry Industry
- Glossary and Bibliography