French designers changed the direction of jewelry from a ornate nineteenth century looks to a bold modern style at the celebrated 1925 Art Deco exhibition in Paris. Georges Fouquet who was on the exhibition committee felt jewels would endure the test of time if they made a modern statement. How right he was. Almost 90 years after the seminal show, the master jeweler's bold bracelet looks as contemporary today as it did when it debuted.
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Marion Fasel, Contributing Editor, Fine Jewelry and Watches