From 21st March till 26th at the Salon du Dessin in Paris the exhibition ‘L’art du dessin chez Chaumet: Imaginer – Créer’
Monday, 19 March 2018,
by VO+ Magazine
Half of the turquoise headband and brilliant made for Mairie Louise Empress of France, 1811
The exhibition ‘L’art du dessin chez Chaumet: Imaginer – créer’ will take place in Paris, from March the 21st till the 26th at the Salon du Dessin’ at the Palais Brongniart. For a week long, you have the chance to admire for the very first time ever an amazing collection of 38 tiaras sketches, carefully selected to prove the extraordinary richness of the heritage of one of the oldest Parisian jewelery houses. A fascinating journey into the past, in the sumptuous Belle Epoque era, among unique pieces finally showed to the public. Parisian jeweler since 1780, Chaumet is still crafting exceptional tiaras, jewels and timepieces at the very heart of place Vendôme.
Preparatory drawing for a tiara with serpents facing an emerald, 1890-1900
Diadem project with diamond and circles, 1940
Preparatory drawing for the tiara wings project for Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1908