Jet

The Black Amber or Jet is a stone found in Whitby, on the Yorkshire coast, in England. It is extracted from the decay of wood or coal and it is used from the construction of statues to the manufacture of jewelry. In the 19th century, it became popular after being associated with mourning jewelry, but […]

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Azagury, Jacques

Jacques Azagury is a Moroccan fashion designer born in 1958. He moved with his family to London when he was just six years old. There, he studied at the London College of Fashion and at St. Martins School of Art during the early 1970s. In 1978, he presented his first show in Harper’s & Queen […]

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Avedon, Richard

Richard Avedon was a Jewish New York photographer born on May 15th, 1923. He began his involvement with photography at age 12 when he became a member of the “Camera Club” of the Hebrew Young Men Association. At school, he edited the school magazine “The Magpie” with his friend James Baldwin, who would later contribute […]

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