Inspiring Feathers in Jewelry

Whether be-jeweled birds fly in gold, platinum or precious stones, jewelry artists have always been attracted by feathers… But why? Let’s enjoy looking at how birds and their feathers became a major subject for the creation of jewelry, from the past to the present, from the East to the West.

Inezita Gay-Eckel Art Historian, Graduate from Princeton University, and Professor at L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels
Gislain Aucremanne Art Historian, graduate from L’Ecole du Louvre and professor at L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels