Jewelry

Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History

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Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History
Ice Cold: A Hip Hop Jewelry History

Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History presents the bling culture of rappers and their jewelry. Using 40 years of iconic imagery and compelling stories, this visual history shines a light on the world of hip-hop, where mega stars from Run-DMC to Tupac and Jay-Z to Migos and Cardi B flash brilliant custom pieces to show status and personal style. The definitive photographic history of how hip-hop blinged out and redefined the world of jewelry, luxury, and style.

Whether it's diamond-encrusted grills, oversized “truck” style chains, bust-down Rolex and Patek Philippe watches or a Tiffany necklace, jewelry is a cornerstone of hip-hop culture. Glittering, blinged-out jewels are the shining statement of a collective identity: unapologetic, charismatic, and street savvy.

Spanning the history of hip-hop jewelry, from the 1980s to today, Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History is a stunning compilation of storytelling and visuals. Hundreds of extraordinary images of every major hip-hop artist on record celebrate how “Ice” has become a proclamation of identity and self-expression.

Details:

  • Hardcover 
  • 9.8 x 13.4 in
  • 6.29 lbs
  • 388 pages
  • English

 

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