TIFFANY: 150 YEARS OF GEMS AND JEWELRY - [shopping]
WHAT: ''tiffany: 150 Years of Gems and Jewelry'' Dazzling exhibit of over 100 breathtaking tiffanys gems and jewelry creations. This exhibit is a Chicago premiere and is the first retrospective exhibition ever created of Tiffany & co. jewelry and American gemstones. This exhibition is part of the celebration of tiffany and co.'s 150th Anniversary. EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTS: -- The tiffany rings Diamond - The world's largest and finest canary diamond. -- Mrs. Lincoln's Pearl Necklace and Bracelets - Of Tiffany design; on loan from the Library of Congress. -- The Iris Brooch - Natural-size brooch set with 139 rare Montana Sapphires. -- Harry Houdini's Tiffany Watch - Pocket Watch of Gold, Enamel, and Diamonds with link chain fashioned as handcuffs -- Pictorial Bracelet of Rubies, Sapphires, Diamonds, Emeralds - Magnificent bracelet showing the opulence of jewelry design just before the ''crash'' of 1929. WHEN: Exhibit is open to the public from Nov. 7 through Feb. 6 THE TIFFANY BALL - BLACK-TIE GALA ON FRIDAY, NOV. 6, LAUNCHES SHOW Special Feature on Nov. 6: Tiffany-designed Bears' Super Bowl Trophy FILMING OPPORTUNITY: Friday, Nov. 6, 1987 EXHIBIT FILMING: 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. FILMING OF THE TIFFANY BALL: 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Field Museum of Natural History Roosevelt Rd. at Lake Shore Drive NOTE TO EDITORS: Press credentials at Security Check-in required. Appropriate attire requested is arriving after 6 p.m.