Costume Jewellery in Vogue, with a preface by Paloma Picasso
With 345 illustrations, 64 in colour, Thames & Hudson, 1988 and © Conde Nast Ltd
"When Coco Chanel carelessly threw about her neck the heap of jewels given her by Grand Duke Dimitri of Russia, she commented: "It doesn't matter if they are real, as long as they look like junk!" The year was 1924. 'Junk jewellery' was beginning its slow seduction of haute couture."