Collectibles

Rare-book collectors have made the wood-paneled galleries of Bauman Rare Books in Philadelphia and...
If the press now delight in deriding the devils of Wall Street—those bankers or hedge-fund managers...
A new design for challenging times, S.T. Dupont’s Defi, which in French means challenge, invites us...
Recently, one of our editors brought to the attention of the rest of the staff an April article...
Montblanc is celebrating the legacy of German archaeologist Max von Oppenheim with its 2009 Patron...
The one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Jacques de Molay pen (636.458.4345, www.davidoscarson.com ) is...
The Montegrappa Paulo Coelho pen (866.854.1674, www.montegrappa.com ) is a tribute to the acclaimed...
In the 1920s, Cartier created several collections of jewelry and accessories that united influences...
The 450-plus gemstones on the barrel of the Curtis Australia Wildlife Warriors Gold Warrior...
Moving designs from Mattia Cielo. Movement gives jewelry a soul; it brings it to life," says Mattia...
Just as Bentley obtained seats from Bugatti, the Italian penmaker Tibaldi recently procured barrel-...
After nearly two decades of searching the Valley of the Kings for undiscovered burial sites,...
Can Los Angeles—a youth-obsessed metropolis where erasing the signs of aging is a full-time job for...
More than 50 years ago, the Lladró brothers of Spain—Juan, José, and Vicente—debuted an innovative...
To produce its $30,000 Damascene Straight Razor ( www.hommage.com ), Hommage, a Paris-based...
Earth’s jewels from Astro Gallery of Gems Occasionally, gem expert Dennis Tanjeloff allows...
Addled by absinthe and hashish, Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) destroyed many of his...
Having drifted on and off the Western cultural radar for decades, the Qatari art market is enjoying...
David Copperfield, who has been performing magic tricks since childhood, plans to put on 500 shows...
"Every guitar has its own personality," says luthier John Monteleone. "It’s my job to give it its...
When Pelé published his autobiography in 1977, he dedicated it to "all the people who have made [...
Marie Antoinette’s custom desk. Neither the many accolades heaped upon nor the charges leveled at...
No figure yokes together with less violence (to revise Dr. Johnson’s phrase) the themes of this,...
Perhaps our most daunting challenge as editors of a magazine about connoisseurship is that our...
Yves Saint Laurent turned fashion into art not only through his work as one of the 20th century’s...
The new Swany G.Cell Bluetooth Glove ( www.swanyamerica.com ) may never be immortalized in a poster...
Anton Wilson, the engineer who founded the Bozeman, Mont., company that makes Anton Gliders skis,...
One of the first oligarchs was Boris Berezovsky, who exploited his connections with then Prime...
"I discovered antique maps on a ski trip to Taos, where I stumbled into a shop selling them and...
The Brunswick Billiards Isabella ( www?.brunswickbilliards.com ) is a table fit for—or at least...

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