Jewelry by Elsa Triolet

Jewelry by Elsa Triolet


In the 1930s, the young writer Elsa Triolet made Haute Couture jewelry for Schiapiarelli
and other couturiers. Her creations stood out among the rest by originality and a great
diversity of materials and forms: coconuts, paper mache, metal, rhinestones, mother-of-pearl,
porcelain, beads, bakelite, leather... Let's open the compartment suitcase bequeathed by
Elsa's husband Louis Aragon to the library...

(Photo by D. and W. Cordier)