“Thy neck with colours of the rainbow dyed ;
Strutting in all thy varied sliken pride !
Thy tail, where riches sparkle bright and vary,
Like the brave treasures of a lapidary !”
Those are the words with which Jean de La Fontaine describes a peacock’s feathers.
A plumage so rich and colorful it sublimes jewellery and gives a bit of panache to anyone who wears it…