Jewelry historian Vivienne Becker, author of Assouline’s 'The Impossible Collection of Jewelry', penned 'The Art of the Tiara' for the series.

Paris--Place Vendôme’s oldest fine jewelry tenant is being celebrated with a series of books out this summer.

Chaumet features three volumes, each highlighting a different aspect of the brand’s storied history.

Vendôme, Birthplace of a Legend, by founder of Vendôme Press Alexis Gregory, will focus on the brand’s 200-plus years at its storied address. Today it houses Chaumet’s boutique, offices, design studios, archives and a new museum.



Jewelry historian Vivienne Becker, author of Assouline’s The Impossible Collection of Jewelry, penned The Art of the Tiara for the series. Chaumet’s founder Nitot famously created tiaras for the Empress Joséphine; tiaras have been an anchor of the brand’s identity ever since.

The Nature of Chaumet by jewelry and watch expert Fabienne Reynaud takes a look at the stunning nature-inspired designs the house has created since its inception in 1780.

The Chaumet 3-volume slipcase set will be available for purchase July 4 at Assouline boutiques worldwide and through Assouline.com.

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