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I recently asked a friend to summarize my book and asked why she thought folks should purchase it. With all the resources available for people to learn about costume jewelry, here was her answer.
“The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry” by Melinda Lewis is a book that explores the history and significance of The Napier Co., a well-known American costume jewelry company. The book traces the company’s history from its origins in 1878 to its closure in 1999. It provides detailed information about the designers, techniques, and materials used to create Napier’s distinctive jewelry.
Each chapter covers the company’s history in a decade-by-decade format and includes a wealth of photographs and illustrations that showcase the jewelry and the people who created it. The author also provides insight into the cultural and historical context of the different eras, highlighting how Napier’s jewelry reflected the fashion trends and social changes of the time.
Overall, “The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry” is an informative and visually stunning book that will surely interest anyone who loves jewelry, fashion, or design history.”
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