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....
$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.