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The Cartiers : the untold story of the family behind the jewelry empire / Francesca Cartier Brickell.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hermiston Public Library.

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Summary:

"Story of the family behind Cartier, and the three brothers who turned their grandfather's humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon--as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives."--Publisher's description.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hermiston Public Library 920 BRI (Text) 37838000491134 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 07/21/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525621614
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 625 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 591-599) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jewelry spotlights -- Cartier family tree -- Part I, The beginning (1819-1897), Father and son: Louis-Fran├žois and Alfred (1819-1897) -- Part II, Divide and conquer (1898-1919), Louis (1898-1919) -- Pierre (1902-1919) -- Jacques (1906-1919) -- Part III, Never copy, only create (1920-1939), Stones, Paris: Early 1920s -- Moicartier, New York: Mid-1920s -- Precious, London: Late 1920s -- Diamonds and depression: the 1930s -- Part IV, Drifting apart (1939-1974), The world at war (1939-1944) -- Cousins in austerity (1945-1956) -- The end of an era (1957-1974).
Summary, etc.:
"Story of the family behind Cartier, and the three brothers who turned their grandfather's humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon--as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives."--Publisher's description.
Subject: Cartier family.
Cartier (Firm) > History.
Jewelry.
Jewelers > France > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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