Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Fulco di Verdura

The Verdura home in Palermo

Born into Italian aristocracy in Palermo, Verdura was recognized as an artisan jeweler by Chanel who invited him to join her in Paris. Verdura then went to the US and began collaborating with artists and accessorizing films with Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman among others.

Collaboration with DalĂ­, 1941

Accessory for Ingrid Bergman in Spellbound, 1945

Above & below from Verdura

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