13 April 2017
Paris’s Museum of the Romantic Life has dedicated an exhibition entitled “The Power of Flowers” to Pierre-Joseph Redouté, the official artist of the Empress Joséphine. To show the eternal influence of his favorite subject, the museum exhibits a naturalist-style jewelry set dating from 1830 by Mellerio, which represents fuchsias in translucent enamel and pearls. The museum also shows a contemporary ring and necklace by Laurence Oppermann and Tzuri Gueta in hammered silver and siliconized silk.
From April 26th to October 1st 2017.
Jewelry designer Alexandra Jefford created a series of gold rings with crafted knots of colored Smythson leather.
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