Spectacular Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection

When:
June 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018 all-day
2017-06-10T00:00:00-04:00
2018-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Hillwood Museum

Nearly 60 remarkable jewels from Marjorie Merriweather Post’s extensive collection of historical and 20th-century jewelry will be showcased in an exhibition at the Hillwood Museum. A connoisseur, Post commissioned pieces from Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston and more. Among the most significant: an emerald-and-diamond pendant brooch made by Cartier in the 1920s out of 250 carats of carved Indian emeralds; and the renowned Blue Heart Diamond.