26 janvier 2017
Art Deco 8.64 carat Burma oval engraved cabochon sapphire ring, c.1925. Mounted in platinum with marquise, baguette & single cut diamond shoulders. Courtesy Hancocks
23 décembre 2015
Vitaldi Babani, lamé flapper dress, c.1925
13 juin 2015
Chopines, about 1600 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London LONDON (AFP).- For centuries, women and sometimes men have squeezed their feet into tiny shoes or balanced on towering heels to feel sexy, empowered and to show their wealth and status. Now their sacrifice is being celebrated in a new exhibition, 'Shoes: Pleasure and Pain', which opens at the V&A museum in London on Saturday. From a 2,000-year-old pair of Egyptian gold sandals to child-like Chinese slippers for bound feet, to Christian... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2014
Rectangular 'nécessaire de beauté, by Lacloche, c1925. Images © Goldsmiths’ Hall, London. Gold, cornelian, enamel, jade and diamonds.