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Birds of a Feather

By Kristen Shirley French jeweler Boucheron has been designing bejeweled animals since 1888, when Frédéric Boucheron gave his wife a necklace representing a snake to watch over her while he was away. Nuri, the cuddling cockatoo pendant has a rainbow of precious colored stones to denote multicolored feathers. Both Tiffany & Co. and Graff Diamonds have exquisitely detailed brooches depicting birds. Over at Temple St Clair, the designer’s fascination with birds of prey has taken flight with her […]

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Rare and Beautiful: Vicenza

By Manon Crespi My eyes first go to the meticulously cut, precious gemstones when observing fine jewelry.  I think about which remote mine they came from and how long it took the miners to discover them. I’m drawn to the way the gemstones are set into glimmering gold and how the gold is fashioned into a fantastical design with unparalleled […]

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Christian Louboutin Celebrates with Jaeger-LeCoultre on 85th Birthday of Reverso Exclusively at Harrods

  By Codelia Mantsebo In celebration of the iconic Revero’s 85th anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre showcases exclusively at the Harrods Fine Watch Room. The presentation of two new editions is created in collaboration with luxurious shoe legend Christian Louboutin. The latest Reversos; The Loopi-Loop and Officer Straps see a creative clash between the two luxurious brands in a brilliantly fanciful collaborative endeavor. These […]

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Abellán New York showcase in Moda Operandi London

Abellán New York will be showcasing their hand crafted magnificent jewels at the by appointment-only salon in Moda Operandi London during May until mid June 2016. Abellán New York creates stunning exceptional jewelry. The unique designs take inspiration from the artist’s mind and heart, influenced by her travels around the world. Each is a singular expression of the Abellán’s creative […]

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Ray Griffiths: Rare and Beautiful

By Manon Crespi The start of each New Year, for me, brings the excitement of discovery.  Every February the Centurion jewelry trade show, one of the United States’ most coveted shows for jewelry designers, kicks off the chain of jewelry show events that will follow throughout the rest of the year.  It’s a gold mine for finding rare and beautiful jewelry.  […]

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Diamonds Do Good – The Ultimate Journey

By Michael O’Connor As a sophisticated traveler one understands the various types of journeys that might be embarked upon over a lifetime – business journeys, pleasure trips or voyages with a purpose. As an elite traveler it’s easy to understand the context of time when it comes to journeys. Well, what if I told you that the ultimate journey might […]

Summer in Provence: Faberge’s Latest Collection

Faberge has captured summer in the Southern France with their new Summer in Provence collection which includes an array of jewelry designs and timepieces. The latest creation to emerge from the Faberge workshops is a high jewelry collection that dazzles with its poetic colors and shapes inspired by the South of France. The sophisticated skills of the Fabrege work masters […]

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Mila Kunis Stars in New Gemfields Campaign

By Zahra Al-Kateb Known for its deep hue and exclusivity, rubies are often recognized as a luxurious statement symbol, a representation of distinctiveness and rarity. It is this very stone that is being championed by Gemfields through the launch of their latest short film, starring brand ambassador Mila Kunis and directed by renowned photographer Jeff Burton. World famous actress Kunis […]

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Graff Introduce 132.55 Carat Yellow Diamond

Graff have unveiled their latest jewel – a 132.55 carat intense yellow diamond. The collection of exceptional jewels include The Delaire Sunrise, the largest square emerald cut Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond in the world at 118.08 carats, The Gemini Yellows at 51.29 carats and 55.74 carats and the 100.09 carat Graff Vivid Yellow. Graff also yielded a further 8 satellite […]

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Abellán New York Announces Trunk Show at Moda Operandi

Abellán New York announces its Trunk Show at Moda Operandi starting April 17th 2015 until April 30th 2015. Abellán New York creates one-of-a-kind jewelry. Each piece of art is designed by the Artist independently of all others, thus providing each piece with its own story. A true one-of-a-kind where the inspiration of the Artist and noble materials used brings to life an incredible unique and […]

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