Posted on May 26, 2013 by Teresa Cannata'

Animal-shaped jewellery has a certain extravagant spirit that never ceases to surprise and attract me. From the iconic Bestiary collection by Cartier to theĀ Lanvin insect brooch from the spring 2011 collection, endless are the designers who have found inspiration in the animal world. Nowadays most of fashion doesn’t have that unexpected edge it used to have in the past, so the point is not “who made it first” but “who makes it better”. ‘s creations surely fall into the second category. The Italian designer, who has jewellery (her father is Bernard Delettrez) and fashion (her mother is Silvia Venturini Fendi) in her blood, has distinguished herself with her quirky creations since 2007. Macabre and surrealism are her cup of tea, but she’s also given new life to animal-shaped jewellery.
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