Born into a prominent family of textile manufacturers in Alsace, France, Jean Schlumberger (1907–1987) eventually landed in New York City. In 1956 he was hired by Tiffany & Co. Chairman Walter Hoving as a Vice President of the company. A special design studio and salon were decorated to the designer’s specifications, and with an unlimited supply of the finest colored stones now at his fingertips, Schlumberger created some of the most incredible jewelry designs of his career.
HOW TO WEAR IT
Jean Schlumberger’s visionary creations are among the world’s most intricate designs. Accented with scintillating diamonds at the center, this brooch’s 18k yellow gold, and platinum design mirror the movement of a blazing flame.
Jean Schlumberger’s purpose in designing jewelry was “I want to capture the irregularities of the universe. I observe nature and find verve.
Diamond Flame Brooch
Jean Michel Schlumberger (June 24, 1907 – August 29, 1987) is the jeweler designer of this brooch for Tiffany.
Beautiful sparks dueling and juggling in 18 Kt gold with diamonds.
This master artist was able to create flames that will survive the relentless passage of time.
They will never be beaten or tired, never blown out.
A perfect fire that will stay warm, build it in perfect enclosures.
Mr. Schlumberger creates a beautiful kindle a’ light.
Let the flames begin!!