"just before the Jewel Song"
Marguerite and the Jewels
Public DomainMarguerite and the Jewels - Credit: Norman Little

To seduce Marguerite for Faust, Mephistopheles conjures up a casket of jewels.  When Marguerite finds them at her door, she is all too easily won over...

Listen on Spotify: Maria Callas sings the Jewel Song

Ah! je ris de me voir
si belle en ce miroir...

Ah, I laugh to see myself
so beautiful in this mirror...