Sotheby’s to offer the personal jewellery collection of one of the most important jewellers of the 20th century


GENEVA.- Sotheby’s Geneva announced that it will offer – in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels on 14 May 2012 – the jewellery collection of one of the most important jewellery designers of the 20th century: Suzanne Belperron (1900‐1983). Comprising over 60 lots, this unprecedented sale features the most significant collection of jewels by Suzanne Belperron in private hands. The jeweller’s personal collection includes some of her most celebrated designs and very intimate items which illustrate her unique style and creative virtuosity, while also shedding light on her life. Speaking of the sale, David Bennett, Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewellery Department in Europe and the Middle East and Co‐Chairman of Sotheby’s Switzerland, said: “Suzanne Belperron is arguably the most talented and influential female jeweller of the 20th century and it is a huge honour to conduct this hi