DALLAS — Stanley Korshak will present an exhibition and sale of rare jewelry designed by fashion icon Tina Chow beginning April 14.
About 25 to 30 pieces will be offered to customers through April 18. They include one-of-a-kind pieces that Chow designed and produced for herself, including a lapis lazuli bead necklace studded with diamond, gold and platinum star constellations, which will be priced in six figures, explained Melissa Geiser, Stanley Korshak’s longtime fine-jewelry buyer.
The trunk show will also present crystal, bamboo and silk cord styles from the designer’s first signature collection, as well as later streamlined looks made with 18-karat gold wire and other materials.
A separate retrospective of Chow’s designs will run through May 16.
Everything in both displays comes from the designer’s personal collection by way of her children, China Chow and Maximilian Chow; her sister, Adelle “Bonny” Lutz, and gemologist Lynn Nakamura, Geiser explained.
“We really wanted to have an exhibition that showed the feeling of everything as opposed to just a sale,” Geiser said. “We always held her in such high regard and did great business with her. It’s an homage.”
The Amerasian Chow began her career as a model for Shiseido and rose to become a luminary of the
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