in chanel's words, jewelry "should be viewed with innocence, with artlessness, just as enjoy the site of an apple tree in blossom at the side of the road as we speed past in a motor-car." after delighting followers with her no. 5 perfume and clothing designs, she proved herself to be a brilliant jewelry designer. this collection of 129 images of her dazzling creations includes an informative and lively introduction and illustrations created based on archival research and interviews. a must-have for any fashion enthusiast.