09 June 2017
“Because it’s joined to it, jewelry may speak for the body when the latter is silent: it identifies the dead,” writes Michèle Heuzé in the “Medusa” exhibition catalogue. This engraved silver-oxide bracelet made it possible to solve the mystery of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s disappearance, when in 1998, a fisherman brought it up in his nets in a rocky inlet near Marseille. This piece finally gave the clue to locating the zone in which the writer’s plane disappeared in 1944. It’s the key to the mystery! In 2003, some remains of the cabin were finally brought to the surface from the depths some 70 meters below.
For Fenty, Rihanna has reinterpreted the cameo: the profile of a wavy-haired Greco-Roman goddess is replaced with one of an African woman
Exhibited for the first time ever, this natural pearl, the oldest known in the world, is one of the most moving pieces in the show “10,000 Years of...
At the Mazlo gallery, you can see the work of Marie Masson. The young designer explores and disrupts gender issues with a series of brooches based on male...
At Dior, Victoire de Castellane is particularly fond of applying asymmetry to earrings. With her, a pair of earrings no longer consists of inseparable twins.
The first book of Marie-Hélène de taillac provides a taste of her world, with iconic photos of her designs and texts by some of her friends.
At nearly 100, Iris Apfel has dreamed up a jewelry collection with porcelain specialist Bernardaud. In terms of style, age doesn’t count!