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Roger Jean-Pierre

Very glamour two rows necklace of crystal made by Roger Jean-Pierre. Roger Jean-Pierre worked for the greatest couturiers and he received in 1960, the Oscar for fashion.  Necklace circa 1960 - Vintage Roger Jean-Pierre - Vintage Couture Jewels & co. Expert: Patrick Sigal 

For more than twenty years, Patrick and Godelieve Sigal have been seeking out and collecting the finest Haute Couture Jewellery from the beginning of the last century to the present day.

This past decade they loaned vintage pieces to museums, including for a Christian Dior retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New-York.

More recently, Patrick and Godelieve Sigal organised at Grand-Hornu Images in Belgium the First Important retrospective of Haute Couture Jewellery. A catalogue written by Florence Müller has been published by Vendome Press.  www.katheleys.com