By  on April 11, 2012

NEW YORK — As the Sixties drew to a close, Cartier made headlines with two seminal moments: the $1 million-plus sale of a 69.42-carat, pear-shaped diamond to Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, and the launch of the Love bracelet created by in-house designer Aldo Cipullo.

Together, they set the tone for the Seventies at Cartier. That decade is now the subject of “Cartier & Aldo Cipullo: New York City in the ’70s,” an exhibition at the jeweler’s Fifth Avenue mansion here, which opens to the public Friday. The exhibition is timed with the relaunch of the “Juste un clou” collection of rings and bracelets, which has its origins in a nail bracelet designed by Cipullo in the 1970s.

 

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