David Webb

David Webb (1925-1975) was an American jeweler. He founded David Webb Jewelry. Among his clients were Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, & Barbra Streisand. Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner and Beyoncé have also worn his jewelry. Born in Asheville, North Carolina in 1925, Webb was a self-taught designer whose work included dragon bracelets, Maltese cross brooches and animal motifs. In 1964 The Duke of Windsor purchased a bracelet for his wife. Diana Vreeland, a noted columnist and editor of Harper's Bazaar and Vogue (magazine) was often seen with a David Webb, black and white enamel zebra bangle. Webb died of pancreatic cancer in 1975. Estate jewelers Mark Emanuel, Sima Ghadamian and Robert Sadian purchased the business in 2010. A retrospective exhibition was mounted at Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach.

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