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Whimsical Tony Duquette for Coach Jewelry Collection

Lucky me! I walked in to the Coach Coach Flamed Heart Necklace: Fiery heart pendant encrusted with pink and red crystalsCoach Flamed Heart Necklace: Fiery heart pendant encrusted with pink and red crystalsstore just as they were setting out an amazing line of jewelry based on the vibrant spirit of the late costume designer and decorator Tony Duquette.  On the display was a simple plaque stating:  Tony Duquette: An American design icon, his motto was “more is more.” Coach is honored to collaborate with the estate of Tony Duquette on a collection of limited edition Coach Bouquet Flower Ring: Lavish arrangement of cabochon-centered Duquette flowers.Coach Bouquet Flower Ring: Lavish arrangement of cabochon-centered Duquette flowers.jewelry.

Mr Duquette died in 1999 and left his collection of jewels to Hutton Wilkinson who was Tony Duqette’s protégé and business partner for over 30 years.  The new jewelry line is a collaboration between Coach, Hutton Wilkinson and Reed Krakoff and truly honor the essence of what made a Duquette design so original.

Coach Sunburst Stone Bracelet: Golden sunbursts set with beautiful sparkling crystals.Coach Sunburst Stone Bracelet: Golden sunbursts set with beautiful sparkling crystals.Each piece is hand-finished and embodies the whimsical, outlandish designs of the late Duquette with the quality you expect from a long-standing company like Coach. The pieces come in beautiful shapes and wonderful bold sizes. The materials used vary considerably from combinations of Swarovski elements, cut glass, enamel, genuine lapis and malachite all in a goCoach Mermaid Bib Stone Necklace: Exclusive limited edition from the Tony Duquette Coach CollectionCoach Mermaid Bib Stone Necklace: Exclusive limited edition from the Tony Duquette Coach Collectionld-plated brass.
 
Duquette is known for combining anything he saw of beauty into his costumes and later jewelry pieces.   He said, “beauty, not luxury, is what I value” and that is readily apparently in the pieces offered by Coach.  They’re vibrant and burst with energy.  Run, don’t walk to your nearest Coach store and behold the lavish opulence on display for a limited time.

Liz LeFleur
The Beauty and Geek Blogger
InventorSpot.com

 

Comments
Mar 24, 2012
by Anonymous

You cannot call this

You cannot call this jewelries simple that's for sure. The description vibrant fits them.

Apr 16, 2012
by Anonymous

^ I agree with the previous

^ I agree with the previous comment! Lovely and intricate jewels. :)

Jun 1, 2012
by Anonymous

Those are real good looking

Those are real good looking jewelry pieces. The design is very beautiful.

Jun 18, 2012
by Anonymous

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I looked your jewellery design it's amazing. please share the information about foot jewellery design. 

Jun 20, 2012
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