Jean Schlumberger

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Jean Schlumberger



Birth - Death

1907 - 1987



Notable Achievements

Ordre national du Mérite


Custom jewellery designer with Tiffany & Co. since 1956. Opened a jewelry salon with his business partner Nicolas Bongard in New York City in 1946. Client base that included the Duchess of Windsor, Babe Paley,[4] Greta Garbo, Mona von Bismarck, Rachel Lambert Mellon, Jayne Wrightsman, C.Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, Françoise de Langlade, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, Lyn Revson, Gloria Vanderbilt, Elizabeth Taylor, John F. Kennedy, and Audrey Hepburn. Received the Fashion Critics’ Coty Award in 1958, being the first such recipient. Received the Chevalier of Ordre national du Mérite in 1977. The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris—which houses Schlumberger’s original designs—honored him with a retrospective entitled 'Un Diamant dans la Ville' in 1995.

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