Bruno Martinazzi: Symbolic Jewelry

A new publication in Arnoldsche's Monographs on Contemporary Jewellery series, this book on the work of Dutch jewellery-maker Robert Smit sets a new standard in documentation and book design. The authors trace the creative process from Smit's first idea through various intermediary stages to the finished piece of jewellery - necklaces and broaches, chains and rings in plastic and Lucite, gold and enamel. The artist's free-hand drawings and design sketches as well as his personal thoughts and notes are included, affording a comprehensive overview of his methods.