New Necklaces is the third book curated by jeweler and author Nicolas Estrada. A very special selection of impressive pieces by more than 180 artists from all over the world, this book showcases the current trends in contemporary jewelry and how boundaries in concept, materials and techniques are being pushed by jewelry designers today. From those that look back to classic forms and materials to the most daring, experimental and surprising ideas, each of the 500 necklaces included in this book has something that makes it unique and relates strongly to today’s social, cultural and artistic reality. With prefaces by German jeweler Julia Wild and Leo Caballero, owner of the Barcelona gallery Klimt 02, specialized in contemporary jewelers.
Choker necklaces; Princess necklaces; Matinee necklaces; Opera necklaces; Rope or Lariat necklaces
Jeweller and author Nicolás Estrada
(Medellin, 1972) studied artistic jewellery at the Escola Massana in Barcelona.
He has trained in many technical areas of jewellery as well as local
traditional techniques. His works can be found in galleries around the world
from Glasgow to Riga, San Francisco or Barcelona. His pieces are handmade,
personal and, transgressive. He is editor of a series of jewellery books
published in several languages and distributed worldwide: New
Earrings, New Necklaces, New Brooches and now New
Bracelets (Promopress and Hoaki Books).