First Look: The Sparkling Jewels of Ballet Superstar Zizi Jeanmaire

Paris | October 2018

The names Zizi Jeanmaire and Roland Petit are synonymous with the world of dance in France. As dancer and choreographer they were partners both on and off the stage, becoming the toast of Paris and embraced by Hollywood royalty. Discover a jewellery collection that bears witness to the personal relationship of these two iconic figures. Highlights from our upcoming sale Paris Jewels (11 October | Paris) include a Cartier diamond wristwatch given by Roland to Zizi and a highly sought-after mid-century diamond and sapphire ring. Click here to watch more video.

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