Perhaps best known for inspiring a bold strand of Art Deco design, Theodor Fahrner is still celebrated today as one of the most successful European costume jewellery designers of the early 20th Century.
Nomadic clans of Native Americans – the once indigenous people of the now United States – once roamed across the vastness of North America. The jewellery they wore was designed in keeping with their close affinity with the natural world.
Rene Lalique is one of those rare artists of such extraordinary vision that he was able to see what future jewellery lovers would be interested in. His distinctive art nouveau designs have survived for many reasons, but perhaps the most significant is the fact they convey the sheer genius of their maker.
When people talk about high jewellery it’s never long before big names like Bulgari, Chopard or De Beers enter the conversation. Bulgari in particular has long been synonymous with the highest standard of luxury design.