Graff By Vivienne Becker, Maria Doulton, Nina Hald, Joanna Hardy, Suzy Menkes
folio. pp. 272. profusely illustrated. hardcover with cloth slipcase. New York: Rizzoli, 2015.
New in publisher's shrink wrap & out-of-print.
ISBN-10: 0847844811 / ISBN-13: 9780847844814
The House of Graff is synonymous with the pinnacle of luxurious, sophisticated style, the exclusive glamour and exquisite craftsmanship of its creations a singular complement to the world-famous gemstones that have passed through its master craftsmen's hands. Laurence Graff's gift of releasing the hidden beauty within gems of unprecedented size and brilliance has led to Graff being renowned as home to the most fabulous jewels in the world. Spotlighted are famed stones such as the 603-carat Lesotho Promise, which Graff daringly cut into a necklace of 26 perfect stones; the largest square Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond in the world, the 118.08-carat Delaire Sunrise; and the largest D Flawless round diamond in the world, the Graff Constellation, at 102.79 carats. This volume showcases the best of the House of Graff - the most dramatic, the most mesmerizing, and the most exceptional jewels in the world. Included is the story of the creation of Graff, portrayed through archival photos and the words of founder Laurence Graff.