Title: Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery
Publisher: Heni Publishing
Book Condition: New
'Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery' sets luxurious imagery of a lifetime's work alongside an honest and often comically autobiographical account of Stephen Webster's career in the jewellery world. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: ACXJ; AFKG; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 263 x 324 x 36. Weight in Grams: 2588. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780956873842
Synopsis: This beautifully illustrated book offers the first look back on a storied career by acclaimed jewelry designer Stephen Webster. Setting luxurious reproductions of Webster?s stunning creations alongside a charming collection of musings on his life and experience, it is a book like no other, a hybrid that enhances our understanding of Webster?s work and the genesis of his artistic vision.
Tracing Webster?s career back to his earliest days and his enrollment in a jewelry-making course at his local college in Rochester, Kent, the book is full of anecdotes and memories that offer autobiographical insights into the inspirations and influence that have fired his work for decades. The many photographs from his own collection amplify the intimate feel of the book, giving a true behind-the-scenes look at a life devoted to the making of beautiful objects. Consistently entertaining and insightful, Gold Struck will charm Webster?s many fans, and make new ones.
Product Description: 'Gold Struck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery' sets an entertaining collection of musings documenting the life of acclaimed jewellery designer Stephen Webster, alongside luxurious imagery of each of his fourteen coveted collection. This includes original photography by Rankin and Amelia Troubridge, together with intricate and fascinating studio designs. Tracing his career back to the very beginning, and his enrollment upon a jewellery-making course at his local college in Rochester, Kent, Webster amuses the reader with tales and anecdotes that give an autobiographical insight into the inspirations and influences behind his work. These are complimented further by a wide array of photographs from Stephen's personal collection that document intimately his "life shaped by jewellery". 'Gold Struck' is consistently entertaining, visually opulent, and offers the reader a decadent and hilarious journey through an extraordinary life.
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