Jewelry

Masterpiece London, the prominent annual art, antiques, and design fair held June 28 through July 4, will have its largest showing of jewelers to date, including vintage dealers Kentshire, Fred...
Fifth-generation Roman jeweler Alberto Petochi created his first collection around his family’s heirlooms: three rare Roman coins. The New York–based entrepreneur had the three coins re-created by...
Tateossian, known for its wide variety of cuff links, from playful animals to serious gemstone designs, opened its fifth store in London—a sleek space right on Chelsea Harbour in Imperial Wharf—where...
A nearly 35-carat diamond called the Beau Sancy—one of the most important historic diamonds ever to come to auction—will be the showstopper at the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale at Sotheby’...
Philanthropist Lily Safra, the widow of Edmond J. Safra, is offering a magnificent collection of her personal jewelry estimated at more $20 million at a Christie’s auction in Geneva on May 14, with...
Considered one of the last great heiresses of America’s Gilded Age, Huguette M. Clark passed away last year at age 104, leaving an estate reportedly worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Along with...
Legendary jewelry brand Fabergé has returned to London with a new boutique for the first time in nearly a century. Located on the corner of Grafton and Bond Streets, the store references its...
Jewelry designer Ivanka Trump has moved her Madison Avenue jewelry store from its swanky Upper East Side location to Mercer Street in SoHo. It’s not just a geographical change; the jewelry reflects a...
Like the jewelry that company founder René Lalique created nearly a century ago, the pieces in the Lalique Fine Jewelry collection ( www.lalique.com ) feature crystal, diamonds, and gemstones...
Peter Thum’s signet ring is a striking object: a textured piece of steel and gold, hand-forged by jeweler Philip Crangi and concealing a secret inside the band—the serial number of the AK-47 from...
As long as humans have been forming gold into precious objects, goldsmiths have struggled to offset the metal’s softness. Traditionally, this issue has been addressed by alloying gold with other...
Designer Cynthia Rose, known for her clothing and accessories, unveiled her first fine jewelry collection at L’Armoire on Park Street in New Canaan, Conn., showcasing her new fine jewelry. Inspired...
Evan Yurman did not hesitate after receiving a call from a gemstone trader in Thailand last year and learning that a cache of extraordinary blue tourmalines had been uncovered in Africa. Yurman, a...
Designer Ralph Lauren unveiled a capsule jewelry collection featuring nine stylish Art Deco–inspired pieces at his women’s flagship on Madison Avenue in New York this month. The Modern Art Deco Fine...
Hutton Wilkinson, the 30-year business partner of jewelry designer Tony Duquette, carries on his late colleague’s legacy of one-of-a-kind, artistic fine jewelry pieces through his own designs and,...
Known for bold gold and colorful gemstone designs reflecting a modern Italian spirit, Marina Bulgari forged a signature collection bearing the name Marina B in the mid-1970s. A member of the famous...
An exceptional 32.77-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond, dubbed the Vivid Yellow, will be auctioned off October 18 at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York. The guitar pick–sized gem, which is...
Art and jewelry collectors will have the rare opportunity to buy pieces from some of the most innovative jewelry artists in the world at LOOT 2011: MAD about Jewelry , the 11th annual contemporary...
T he U.S. Marshals Service Northern District of Ohio will auction off an internally flawless, fancy intense 43.51-carat yellow diamond. The auction for the stone, which is about the size of a...
If you are in the market for a unique jewelry piece or a personalized jewelry gift, 10 Rue Royale in Paris, located at that eponymous address, established a business with the sole purpose of helping...
just five years’ time, Leviev (212.763.5300, www.leviev.com ) has earned a reputation as one of the world’s great diamond houses, with spectacular white and fancy colored diamonds set into stylish...
Parisian jeweler Lorenz Bäumer designed Louis Vuitton’s first fine jewelry collection two years ago, but for his own collection this year, he went in a wildly inventive new direction—several of them...
"I always believe that when you have the opportunity to acquire something unique it’s your lucky day, because once it’s gone the opportunity has gone also," says Laurence Graff, founder of Graff, who...
When Harry Winston (800.988.4110, www.harrywinston.com ) unveiled its Court of Jewels exhibit last November in New York, it was reminiscent of the jeweler’s original display bearing the same name...
James de Givenchy, designer for Sotheby’s Diamonds (212.894.1400, www.sothebysdiamonds.com ) , fashions avant-?garde jewelry using some of the world’s best diamonds. This year he continues to...
The Munich-based jeweler Hemmerle (+49.89.24.22.600, www.hemmerle.com ) stands apart for its fearless combinations of exceptional diamonds and gemstones with ordinary metals such as brass and...
t last year’s Biennale des Anti­quaires in Paris, Cartier (800.?227.8437, www.cartier.com ) presented 60 high-style designs featuring flamboyant feather and colorful bird motifs and romantic details...
In 1920, Coco Chanel journeyed to Venice, Italy, where the Oriental design elements in the Doge’s Palace inspired a new Byzantine direction in her own creations, with ornate, colorful pieces that...
Natural color diamonds and rare gemstones have sold at record prices during the past few years on the international auction market proving that they can be an extraordinary treasure for both...
Taiwanese designer Cindy Chao (886.2.2711.7718, www.cindychao.com ) is known to spend more than two years on a single piece, such as the Masterpiece Solstice cuff—a creation of 5,170 diamonds and...

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