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New Coffee Table Book Details History of Laurence Graff

Oct 22, 2015 3:49 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... The history of jeweler Laurence Graff, OBE, is recounted in a new coffee table book due out from Rizzoli publishers on October 27. GRAFF, the book, has been described by reviewers as a look into the exclusive world of the House of Graff, the British-owned retailer of unique jewels, one-of-a-kind statement pieces, and world-renowned diamonds.

The contributors to the book include: Suzy Menkes, Vogue international editor; Vivienne Becker, a jewelry historian and contributing editor to the Financial Times;and, Maria Doulton, a journalist and the founder of the Jewellery Editor, a website devoted to luxury jewelry and watches.

The book is illustrated with the jewelry for which Graff is renowned, as well as the advertisements. that secured the house’s place in the public imagination. GRAFF also highlights famed stones such as the 603-carat Lesotho Promise, which Graff 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.

Priced at $95, all proceeds will be donated to Graff’s charitable foundation, FACET.
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