Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the Panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie.

For a century, the Panther has been the proud leader of the pack of precious animals in the famous Cartier menagerie. Cartier Panthere illustrates the panther throughout art history
and popular culture, chronicles the creative evolution and technical expertise behind Cartier's exquisite Panther jewelry, and recounts anecdotes of legendary Cartier personalities and patrons from Jeanne Toussaint and Daisy Fellowes to Maria Felix and the Duchess of Windsor.

Featuring stunning imagery, including rarely seen preparatory drawings from the Cartier archives and the most recent haute joaillerie creations unveiled at the 2014 Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris, this beautiful volume is the definitive collection of 100 years of Cartier Panther jewels.

Art historian and archaeologist Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter is a journalist and art critic who has published numerous books on primitive arts and the art of adornment.

Jewellery historian Vivienne Becker is an award-winning journalist and author who writes for newspapers and magazines around the world, and lectures and broadcasts on her subject.

A regular contributor to The Telegraph's Luxury magazine and The Wall Street Journal, jewellery expert Joanna Hardy established the Jewellery School of Excellence program, and conducts master classes worldwide.

Fashion editor Andre Leon Talley is a Vogue contributing editor and the magazine's former American editor at large, and he has written several books.

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