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Peretti in a Halston dress and her Bone cuff, 1971.

Photo ©Estate of Chris von Wangenheim/Licensed by VAGA, NY

Elsa Peretti

“Style is to be simple.”

When Florence-born Elsa Peretti joined Tiffany in 1974, her organic, sensual forms revolutionized jewelry design and seduced the world. A masterful artisan, Peretti explores nature with the acumen of a scientist and the vision of a sculptor. She allows us to see such forms as the bean, the apple and the snake in intriguing and beautiful new ways.

Elsa Peretti creates sensual, organic shapes that delight the eye and become one with the body. She is credited with giving sterling silver its pride of place in jewelry design and creating diamond jewelry that is wearable every day.

Diamonds by the Yard® Peretti's understated approach to diamonds revolutionized the way gemstones were worn. “If diamonds are mounted like this the light is different. They look like drops of light, like a stream—very modern,” she explains.
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Doughnut Bangles Peretti's lacquer bangles are created in Japan using ancient techniques. “Behind them lie centuries of culture and a long process of loving production,” she says. Also available in sterling silver and 18k gold.
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Elsa Peretti® Open Heart Open Heart is one of the world’s favorite jewelry designs. Peretti credits sculptor Henry Moore, whose work is often characterized by abstract figures with open spaces, as its inspiration.
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Bone Cuff Elsa Peretti’s Bone cuff embraces the wrist in sensually sculpted metal.
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Elsa Peretti® Cabochon ring The smooth form of the cabochon-cut stone is set in a simple bezel.
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