Ex­tra­or­di­nary gems have the power to draw ad­mir­ers in; make you feel like an em­press; re­visit the an­nals of adorn­ment; and be­come liv­ing art, as th­ese five in­ter­na­tional col­lec­tors prove with their pas­sion for jew­ellery, dis­cov­ers Melissa Pearce

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Five jew­ellery col­lec­tors reveal the mo­ti­va­tions be­hind their pur­chas­ing de­ci­sions

Mai­son Gripoix (circa 2000) feather bib neck­lace with gold-plat­ing, poured glass, sim­u­lated pearls and rhine­stones, from Bar­bara Berger’s cel­e­brated col­lec­tion of the best in cos­tume jew­ellery from the early 20th cen­tury to present day

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