This book is a journey through the sparkling world of the iconic Maison Boucheron, which has championed a sensual, chic, modern, and independent form of femininity for over a century and a half. The Boucheron universe–from its aesthetic vocabulary to its sources of inspiration, its artistic distinctiveness, its workshops, and its creative research–is explored through images from the company's archives, drawings, outstanding jewels, and a photographic portfolio of unique pieces created specially for this anniversary volume. This richly illustrated book, which features inserts on paper of various textures, showcases not just stunning jewels but also the skills of Boucheron's jewelers–whose talented hands create the dreams. The secrets of the workshop are revealed in a step-by-step presentation of the various stages in creating a finished gemstone. Here is every facet of a jewelry boutique that remains true to its award-winning heritage as it reinvents itself for the future.