India

Royal Salute

Boucheron’s latest collection honors Indian design and a commission of regal proportions. The maharaja of Patiala—followed by his entourage of attendants carrying boxes of gemstones—paraded across Place Ven­dôme, from the Ritz Paris to the Boucheron boutique. On that day in 1928, the Parisian jewelry house received what was thus far its most extravagant commission: 149 jewelry […]

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