Ruth Peltason

Reflecting Personalities: Jewelry on the Famous and Its Impact on Design


Jewelry can help create a public persona, and in turn the wearer can help promote style. Something treasured, jewelry is rich with private symbolism for its recipients, givers, and owners. The jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels has been worn by Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, and many others in the public eye. Come hear a discussion of some of the key jewelry icons of the last 80 years and the behind-the-scenes stories gathered from archives, photos and designs.
Set in Style, Exhibition, Van Cleef & Arpels, jewelry, design, sarah coffin, Ruth Peltason, Nicholas Luchsinger, celebrity, icon, Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, talk, long