Tag Archives: Jean Cocteau

Battre le pavé

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…something from the Cartier Trinity collection. Again, I am trying to help, and this time, my suggestion comes in triplicate. In 1924, Cartier introduced the Trinity ring – three … Continue reading

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Le mot juste

The Académie Française was founded by Louis XIII on February 22, 1635, on the urging of Cardinal Richelieu. The forty members sit for life and are known as Les Immortels. They are tasked with creating the official French dictionary and … Continue reading

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