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Thomaï Serdari on Fine Arts & Luxury
Suzanne Belperron. Citrine and rock crystal brooch, ca. 1930. Courtesy Valérie Danenberg

Suzanne Belperron’s work is well respected in France and gaining more renown in the US as well. As we have previously discussed her work, we were delighted to discover this unique brooch made of citrine, rock crystal and 18K carats gold. This piece, which dates to the 1930s, is extraordinary because of the quality and size […]

Cartier's Tutti Fruti watch. Courtesy of Cartier.

Cartier’s “Mille et Une Heures” collection holds as many surprises as its name reveals. The Tutti Fruti watch, which perhaps takes its name after the variety of colored precious stones that adorn it, is certainly “crafty.” A revived version of the “secret watch” type that was very popular at the turn of the twentieth century, […]