Bold, oversized, sculpted. Your sapphire and diamond bangle may evoke a golden age of movie stars, but tonight it’s the supporting cast to your simple black dress.
During the Retro era most avenues of fashion were subdued by the War, giving jewelry designers a chance to fill the void and go big. They didn’t disappoint. Royalty—from Hollywood to Windsor— demanded fearless expression, giving rise to an exciting period rich with large gemstones, colorful settings and innovative methods.