Collectibles

Montblanc is celebrating the legacy of German archaeologist Max von Oppenheim with its 2009 Patron...
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...
The Montegrappa Paulo Coelho pen (866.854.1674, www.montegrappa.com ) is a tribute to the acclaimed...
The one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Jacques de Molay pen (636.458.4345, www.davidoscarson.com ) is...
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...
David Copperfield, who has been performing magic tricks since childhood, plans to put on 500 shows...
Having drifted on and off the Western cultural radar for decades, the Qatari art market is enjoying...
Yves Saint Laurent turned fashion into art not only through his work as one of the 20th century’s...
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...
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...
"Every guitar has its own personality," says luthier John Monteleone. "It’s my job to give it its...
Anton Wilson, the engineer who founded the Bozeman, Mont., company that makes Anton Gliders skis,...
The new Swany G.Cell Bluetooth Glove ( www.swanyamerica.com ) may never be immortalized in a poster...
One of the first oligarchs was Boris Berezovsky, who exploited his connections with then Prime...
The Brunswick Billiards Isabella ( www?.brunswickbilliards.com ) is a table fit for—or at least...
"I discovered antique maps on a ski trip to Taos, where I stumbled into a shop selling them and...
From 1924 to 1928, moviegoers in Rochester, N.Y., enjoyed a rare and magnificent sight: seven or...
When the silver fund gallery left its longtime San Francisco space near Union Square last February...
"In the case of an emergency I guess you could run across the road and holler for the neighbors,"...
The Ducati Corse ( www.aquilabrands.com ) is a limited-edition pen made by an Italian brand, named...

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