Roger Scemama

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Roger Scemama (1898 – 1989) was a French parurier. Born in Tunis to a wealthy Florentine family, Scemama moved to Paris in 1922 where he began parure-making.[1][2] Roger Scemama worked for the most famous French Haute Couture houses[3] and resurrected the use of crystal in fashion in the 1950s.[4] Alongside the Black Givenchy dress of Audrey Hepburn, Scemama was asked to design her necklace.[5] As a parurier,[6][7] Roger Scemama designed jewelleries for Jacques Fath,[8] Balmain,[9] Schiaparelli,[10] Lanvin,[11][12] Givenchy,[13] Balenciaga,[14][15] Dior[16][17] and Yves Saint Laurent.[18][19][20] Some of its jewelry creations for Yves Saint Laurent can be found in New York at the Metropolitan Museum of Art[21] and others at the Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris.[22]

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  4. ^ Lobo, Caroline. "Swarovski Haute Couture Designer Quotes". Luxsure. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Roger Scemama for Hubert de Givenchy". Vogue. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  6. ^ Colineau, Laure. "Roger Scemama". Revue de Presse Joailliere. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  7. ^ Staff writer. "Roger Scemama". Impressions sur l'art. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  8. ^ Marcheline, Olivia. "Roger Scemama". Olivia Marcheline. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
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  11. ^ Marcheline, Olivia. "Roger Scemama". Olivia Marcheline. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  12. ^ Staff writer. "Ultra Luxurious 1960'S 9 Strand French Necklace". Vintage Jewelry Online. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  13. ^ Staff writer. "Trendsetter and fashion icon become glamour dolls". Vogue Italia. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  14. ^ Marcheline, Olivia. "Roger Scemama". Olivia Marcheline. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  15. ^ Staff writer. "Roger Scemama for Balenciaga Couture Necklace". Polyvore. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  16. ^ Staff writer. "Karry'O introduces you Roger Scemama". Karry'O Gallery. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  17. ^ Staff writer. "Roger Scémama for Christian Dior Haute Couture Necklace 1950". 1stdibs. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  18. ^ Staff writer. "A Scemama for Yves Saint Laurent couture". Invaluable. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  19. ^ Staff writer. "Classic Roger Scemama for Yves Saint Laurent Star Pin". The lush life Antiques. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  20. ^ Staff writer. "Trendsetter and fashion icon become glamour dolls". Vogue Italia. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  21. ^ Staff writer. "Design House: Yves Saint Laurent,Designer: Roger Scemama". The Collection Online. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  22. ^ Staff writer. "Accessories Department". Palais Galliera. Retrieved 23 December 2015.