08 February 2017

6 pink flamingos

This bird with pinkish white plumage and a graceful silhouette is little represented in the jeweler’s bestiary. Here are six, one featured on the Duchess of Windsor’s brooch designed by Jeanne Toussaint for Cartier in 1940.

  • Cartier Paris, 1940 - Brooch made of platinum, gold, diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, rubies and citrine © Nils Herrmann / Collection Cartier

  • Van Cleef & Arpels - Clip made of gold, sapphires, rubies, onyx and a 26.73-carat mandarin garnet

  • Lorenz Bäumer - Earrings representing pink flamingos

  • Tiffany & Co. - 2006

  • With Buccellati, the pink flamingo's body is made with a baroque pearl

  • Solange Azagury-Partridge - Seahorse-pink flamingo hybrid pendant

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