Thursday, January 30, 2014


First of the Big-Time Splendors

Lapis bead necklace with sapphire, gold and diamond pendant, Jean Schlumberger of Tiffany ... Serpentine jade cuffs with ruby and diamond dots by David Webb ... Bulgari's saphire-breasted Bird of Paradise with emeralds, rubies and diamonds ...coral and yellow enamel vanity inlaid with jewels by Cartier ... Audemars Piguet pocket watch in gold and jade ... David Webb carved emerald and carved coral necklace ... Black enamel, diamonds and jade drop earring by David Webb.

Jade with nestling diamonds in a pin by David Webb ... Amethyst beads linked with diamonds, topaz and jade by Van Cleef and Arpels ... enameled vanity with diamond-and-onyx chain from Cartier's 1925 collection ... strands of sapphires clasped with a huge carved emerald and diamonds by Van Cleef and Arpels ... a Piaget pocket watch of black onyx ringed with diamonds ... Rings from Harry Winston, a rare, true emerald-green emerald. a ruby surrounded by 54 diamonds ... carved jade beads in a necklace of rubies, sapphires and pearls by Bulgari ... An emerald ring as big as the Ritz by Van Cleef and Arpels.

First of the Big-Time Splendors
Vogue November 1974
Photography: Chris von Wangenheim

...eyes on the seventies at devodotcom

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