Field Museum Project

Lester Lampert was chosen to create 27 fabulous pieces for The Field Museum’s most noteworthy gems…

  

Victoria
Designed by Fradine Lampert Kipnis
Trilogy
Designed by Lester Lampert
Tangerine
Designed by Pavel Myagkov
Sunrise
Designed by Lester Lampert
IncREDible
Designed by Lester Lampert
Guardian
Designed by Eva Reagan
Green Goddess
Designed by Lester Lampert
Garnet of Eden
Designed by David Lampert
Flight
Designed by David Lampert
Eye of the Leopard
Designed by David Lampert
Empress
Designed by Lester Lampert
Echelon
Designed by Lester Lampert
Duchess
Designed by Lester Lampert
Cameleon
Designed by Lester Lampert
Caviar
Designed by Lester Lampert
Caliente
Designed by Maureen Lampert
Blaze
Designed by Lester Lampert
Berylicious
Designed by Lester Lampert
Ascension
Designed by Lester Lampert
Azzuro
Designed by David Lampert
Bloom
Designed by David Lampert

  

“Lampert was chosen to create new jewelry articles because of their demonstrated design vision, manufacturing expertise, and great enthusiasm for the project. Many of the Field’s most noteworthy cut gems were entrusted to Lampert, including the 97.45-carat Red Topaz, the 153.79-carat Peridot measuring nearly 2-1/2-inches long, and a double-sided 37.90-carat Star Sapphire.”

 
– Lance Grande, PhD, The Field Museum’s Sr. VP, head of collection and research, and curator of the Grainger Hall of Gems
  

“I am extremely honored to be selected by The Field Museum. The specimens presented led us down different design paths as we strove to give prominence to the unique physical and optical attributes of each gemstone. I was particularly fascinated with the rare ruby-colored topaz and found my design inspiration for that submission, entitled Blaze, from the stone’s unusual color and internal fire.” – Lester Lampert

  

Learn more about the Grainger Hall of Gems on the Field Museum website.