Trois bracelets dits "nid d'abeille", diamants, rubis saphirs par René Boivin

On the 12th of November in Geneva, Christies will sell 18 exquisite jewels, from the collection of Madame Rochas.

Broche Magnolia Rubis serti mystérieux et diamants signée Van Cleef and Arpels

This auction follows the successful auction of the contents of Hélène Rochas‟ famous Parisian apartment last autumn.

Among the jewels, René Boivin, Cartier and Van cleef and Arpels....

Collier dit choker aigue marine, diamants et Kunzite, signé Cartier
$20,000 – $27,000

Hélène Rochas (1927-2011)

Madame Rochas was known for her impeccable elegance, great style and beauty and was a very popular socialite, member of the "Café Society‟, organizing sumptuous parties.

The wife of famous French fashion designer Marcel Rochas, whom she had met during World War II, she was his muse and source of inspiration. Being only 28 when her beloved husband died, she took over the „Perfume‟ branch of the company and proved to be a great business woman, launching many famous fragrances.

Andy Warhol portrait rose d'Hélène-Rochas. 1974

About the author

Julie Cailleux Mialet, Designer & Gemmologist, has revisited the Gemstone Universe with her High Standard Collection of Necklace, Rings and Earrings by cleverly mixing Pearls, Rough Rocks, Fine or Precious Gems. By her expertise, professionalism, dynamism but also by her Stonecutters and Brokers contacts through the world; Julie will be able to advise you in regards to Gemstone. Gemmology is her passion which allow her to introduce, to her customers, gems that are not well know on the French Market. Ladies that loves gems and jewels loves her creations. Her Necklaces, Rings or Earrings are suited to all type of fabrics, seasons and moods. Her creations are realised in her Paris’ Studio and respect the norm of ‘La Joaillerie Française’ With large variety of prices, quality product, designer style, personalised advise and a sales point at the Paris’ Village Suisse; Les Pierres de Julie is a must go places to find a jewel or unique piece to offer.