Madeleine Albright’s Jewelry

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When I heard about the new exhibit at the Smithsonian Castle I wasn’t quite sure what to think.  A collection entirely dedicated to Madeleine Albright’s personal jewelry? Really? 

Anyway, boy was I wrong.  Based on this behind-the-scenes video where the former U.S. Secretary of State talks candidly about five of her featured pins, I have decided that this may actually be some pretty interesting stuff.  What do you think?

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Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection will be on view through October 11th at the Smithsonian Castle. 

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Samantha can often be found daydreaming by the Rothkos of the East Gallery, sketching store facades along 14th, and snapping photos with her vintage polaroid at 9:30 club concerts. Since moving to DC in 2007 to get an MFA in Interior Design, her eyes can’t seem to be peeled away from the beautiful things in this city. Send any visual art, architecture, or design related news her way via Samantha (at)

2 thoughts on “Madeleine Albright’s Jewelry

  1. I heard about her book a few months ago on NPR. I thought it was fascinating, but I suppose I’ll have to actually read it to figure out if any of her coded messages actually affected anything.