Louis Osmanís (1914-1996) work as a goldsmith puts him among the top artists in this field. His valuable and important works are held in church, civic and private collections throughout the world. This book provides a biography that combines a life of the man with an in-depth study of his design and working methods, illustrated with many examples taken from around the world. It is an essential book for all those interested in the art of jewellery making.
Jenny Moore has been a friend of the Osman family and has been able to work closely with members of the family in reconstructing the life of Louis Osman. This is her first book.
ISBN 841144908, hardback, 230x214mm, 180 pages. Published June 2006.