"Jewelry and pins have been worn throughout history as symbols of power, sending messages. Interestingly enough, it was mostly men who wore the jewelry in various times, and obviously crowns were part of signals that were being sent throughout history by people of rank."
- Madeleine Albright
Madeleine Albright is known in the jewelry community for expressing her politics through her brooches. "Read My Pins" was an exhibition of all of her brooches worn to all different diplomatic meetings, as well as pins made for her by famous Art Jewelers including Gijs Bakker. Click on the button below to find out more about "Read My Pins" exhibition from Smithsonian.com.