Shinde Jewels

(Assouline, 2004) 

Working with the world’s rarest jewels, the late A.V. Shinde decorated everyone from the Queen of England to Madonna. Shinde Jewels traces the life of Shinde from his beginnings, designing for the fabled Maharajas of India, to traveling the world as head designer for Harry Winston. Based on three years of intimate conversations with Shinde and featuring unpublished photographs and designs, Shinde Jewels offers an insider’s account of the creation of some of the world’s most magnificent jewelry.