Suzanne Belperron

French, 1900 - 1983

Born in Saint-Claude, France in 1900, Suzanne Belperron was an influential French jewelry designer based in Paris. Before World War II, Belperron worked for the Boivin and Herz jewelry houses and following the war she took over the Herz company, renaming it Herz-Belperron. Belperron gained increasing fame during the 1930s and is known for never signing her pieces. She is quoted as saying, "my style is my signature" regarding her designs. Vintage Suzanne Belperron estate jewelry remains popular throughout the world today.