This is what most people think of when Fulco Di Verdura comes to mind. His designs were so much more than you think.
His jewelry is often characterized by bold, shocking color or unusual materials like shell.
Did you know that he also created more, shall we say, subdued designs?
He created the aquamarine and amethyst necklace above in 1969. Below, another aquamarine, is downright Edwardian in it's restraint. It's not something that we would see and immediately think of Verdura as having designed.
The truth is that he designed subdued and restrained jewelry quite often. It's just not something that he's well know for. Would you believe that he designed all these pieces?
One of the things that makes a designer great is the ability to create in completely different styles. While we love that he's known for jewelry like this...
Let's not forget that he created jewelry like this...
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