Elsa Peretti, the famed jewelry designer for Tiffany & Co., has died, according to a statement from the company. She was 80 years old.
Peretti died in Spain on Thursday, March 18, according to a statement from her foundation.
“Elsa was not only a designer but a way of life,” the statement from Tiffany & Co. said, describing her as a “larger-than-life” person who “touched everyone at Tiffany & Co.”
Elsa Peretti is seen in New York on December 10, 2009. Credit: Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
“A masterful artisan, Elsa was responsible for a revolution in the world of