Katelynn Price February 20 - were organized into...

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brooch. Paris, France, 1928. Diamonds & Platinum. necklace. Paris, France 1928. Diamonds & platinum. Katelynn Price February 20, 2011 FM 144 Product Knowledge Museum Report Museum: Smithsonian Institution Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum Location: 2 East 91 st Street New York, NY 10128 (212). 849.8355 Name of Exhibition : The jewelry was displayed throughout the museum. The jewelry was from the 20 th century, with exceptions, and was mostly before the 1980’s. The exhibition showcased various types of jewelry including: rings, bracelets, necklaces, brooch, clips, pins, and even a tiara. The pieces were from various collections and specifically designed for people like the Princess of Monacco, Empress Soraya of Iran, Elizabeth Taylor etc. The jewelry included many different materials including: rubies, diamonds, yellow and white gold, platinum, silver, pearls, sapphires, and aquamarine. These diamonds and gems where cut many ways. The exhibit was set up throughout several rooms. The six rooms of the exhibition
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Unformatted text preview: were organized into specific themes. “ Innovation, both stylistic and technical; Transformations; Nature as Inspiration; Exoctism; Fashion; and Personalities”. The exhibit even displayed drawings from the Van Cleef & Arpel design archives. The jewelry displayed throughout was covered with shell-like glass cases. I really loved several pieces of jewelry in the exhibition; however, the most playful would be the butterflies hanging within a display case. The case stood about 8 feet tall displaying about 20 different jeweled butterflies. I think the exhibition was worth visiting because the jewelry was beautiful and unique. Pieces seen in the Museum: This piece was very similar to the one seen in Museum. Alahambra- pendent necklace. Paris, France 1973. Yellow Gold. Private collection of her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco. A necklace and bracelets not displayed at the Museum....
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