Presented by VMFA Statewide, Williamsburg Contemp. Art Ctr., and Williamsburg Reg. Lib. Ms. Fetta is the Director of Education at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Since the 1890s, the name Cartier has been synonymous with sparkle, glamour, and opulence. But behind the iridescent jewels lies a tale of multiple inventions, famous clients, cutting-edge design, and a love affair with material, color, and fashion. In this lecture, you’ll explore these tales and see examples of the various styles Cartier popularized from 1900 to the 1950s.