Authors: Madeleine Albright
Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box
Elaine Shocas, Vivienne Becker, and Bill Woodward
Photography by John Bigelow Taylor
Photography Composition by Dianne Dubler
The United States Capitol, Monet.
See a pin, pick it up,
And all day you’ll have good luck.
See a pin, let it lay,
And your luck will pass away.
by David Revere McFadden
Chief Curator, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
The Serpent’s Tale
“It Would Be an Honor”
Victory Knot, Verdura.
The Great Seal of the United States book locket and pin, Ann Hand.
Asymmetrical gold heart, Erwin Pearl
red heart and bow, Ann Hand
bejeweled heart, designer unknown
sparkling red heart, Ann Hand
interlocking hearts, Swarovski
purple heart, D.M. Lee
hammered metal heart, Omega
rhinestone bombé heart, designer unknown.