Elsa Peretti was born in Florence, Italy, is a daughter of a well-off family in Rome. In Rome Volbicela school, with a diploma in interior design.. In the 20th century 60's, she moved to New York, where she began designing jewelry as a top-level designers, including Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Giorgio di Sant'Angelo and Tiffany.
She designed the containers for Halston's fragrance and cosmetic lines, and many of Tiffany's best-selling items including the famous' teardrop 'necklaces and' thumb 'vases in white. Both are examples of her simple organic aesthetic. She is noted for creating understated and timeless pieces that have become favourites of stars such as Keira Knightley who is often seen wearing her Elsa Peretti Round Pendant