30 March – 22 July 2018
A breathtaking collection of the world’s most exquisite jewels is coming to Canberra with Cartier: The exhibition, showcasing more than 300 spectacular items. Exhibition themes include Icons of Style, The Age of Glamour and Royal Style with loans from royal families, celebrities and the astonishing Cartier collection itself. Portraits, costumes and film will evoke the glamorous world of the Maison Cartier and its clients. Never before will so many incredible diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones, in exquisite settings such as royal tiaras, have come to Australia.
Diamond and emerald necklace worn by the Countess of Granard. Cartier London, special order, 1932. Photo: Vincent Wulveryck, Cartier Collection © Cartier
Banner image: Crocodile necklace made as a special order for María Félix. Cartier Paris, special order, 1975. Cartier Collection. Photo: Vincent Wulveryck, Cartier Collection © Cartier