Conception, design and photography by Johann Willsberger. Introductions by Alexander Walker & Graham Hughes.
Dusseldorf. 1991. Limited to 1,000 copies, each with an original design tipped in. This being copy no. 893. Hardback; black boards with debossed title, with matching black slipcase. [c.200 pages.] Tipped-in original drawing of four painted designs for rings, with an additional ring design in pen. Numerous colour photographs, several folding, and line illustrations. English. 335 x 315mm. 2.9kg. . Very good; light shelf and reading wear, a few surface marks to spine and edges of slipcase.
A celebration of the work of master jeweller Andrew Grima, with an original drawing. This privately printed, limited edition book was compiled by the photographer Johann Willsberger. His photos of Grima's jewels, created from the 1960s onwards, are accompanied by reproductions of the designer's original drawings. This copy has an original drawing by Grima tipped in to a blank leaf. The drawing is of four colour, painted designs for rings for a Mrs Tilley, with an additional design sketch in ink. Inscribed on the first blank in ink from Grima's wife and daughter - '30th January 2015 / Dear James, Thank you for your help and enthusiasm! Love, Jojo + Francesca.'