Art: The Silversmith of Biot

Brigitte Bardot and Pablo Picasso excel in their arts, share alliterative names, dote on the South of France and enjoy worldwide fame—and that is not all they have in common. BB, when clothed, often wears a silver circle necklace with a pendant of Venetian crystal. PP, when he puts on a shirt, sports a pair of silver cuff links adorned with delicately hued beach pebbles. The jewelry is the work of a lithe Swedish girl named Torun Bulow-Hube, who lives with her husband in the tiny Riviera village of Biot and is known to...

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