A diamond-set alligator bracelet, by B. Kieselstein-Cord, 1996
The links designed as realistically modeled alligator’s heads, with brilliant-cut diamond-set collars, diamonds approx. 0.40 carat total, signed B. Kieselstein-Cord, length 20.0cm
Barry Kieselstein-Cord is a New York-based designer who first rose to prominence in the 1970s when his first collection of sterling silver jewellery was acquired by Georg Jensen and presented at the brand’s Madison Avenue boutique. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Louvre, Paris, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Notable collectors include Sir Elton John, Andy Warhol and Oprah.