Suzanne Belperron, creator of Bijoux du milieu du XXème, has become an emblematic figure in the world of jewellery. Born in 1900, she began her career at the age of 19 for the famous Maison Boivin as a designer. Then, in 1932, Bernard Hetrz, a major Parisian diamond and pearl merchant, offered her the freedom she so desperately needed to join him. The success was international.
Suzanne Belperron offered a prestigious clientele jewellery that was totally new in terms of materials, shapes and volumes, different from all the jewellery that had been on offer until then. “Even if the jewelry is sometimes a little exuberant, it is nevertheless elegant. Its creativity never goes beyond the limits of good taste: this is the key to the Belperron mystery”.
With a strong personality Suzanne Belperron used to say this short phrase that characterizes her so much: “My style is my signature”. So she never signed her jewellery…
Thus in the 21st century, his creations are often little known to the general public. Nevertheless, they are highly coveted by amateurs who, just like our expert, know how to recognize and appreciate them. These jewels have a different place in our expertise because very often the customers who submit them to us do not suspect at all what it is about. It is therefore a double pleasure to see them and to reveal them.