With more than 400 opulent works by the renowned jewelry designer on display, the exhibition promises to be a visual feast. To complement the exhibition, the Metropolitan Museum is offering a unique assortment of jewelry designed by JAR.*
The man behind this elite jewelry house, Joel Arthur Rosenthal, has become a figure of great intrigue. Born in New York and educated at Harvard, Rosenthal opened JAR in 1978 on the Place VendÃ´me in Paris. Over the past 35 years, the JAR name has become synonymous with extraordinary design, exquisite yet unexpected gemstones and metals, and remarkable craftsmanship. Producing between just 70 and 80 pieces a year, Rosenthal must be selective when it comes to his clientele, who range from royalty to Hollywood actresses. Because of this exclusivity, his one-of-a-kind creations are coveted the world over.
Created expressly for the Museum, earrings ranging in price from $2,000 to $7,500 and watches retailing for $600 will be available for purchase at the Museum’s exhibition and Mezzanine Gallery shops for the duration of the exhibition. For more information, please contact The Mezzanine Gallery at 212-570-3767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The exhibition Jewels by JAR is on view through March 9, 2014. For more information about the exhibition, including sponsorship credits, please visit the exhibition preview.
*Given the unique nature of this jewelry offering, the Member discount on these items is limited to 10%. All sales final.