Jewelry

Jewelry for men isn’t an easy proposition. Most men don’t want sparkly jewels, but they’re seeking distinctive, masculine pieces, and designer Todd Reed has captured that wearable style in his new...
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...
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...
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...
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...
At the turn of the 20th century, Joseph Marchak was known as the Cartier of Kiev, a talented jeweler and craftsman of gold and silver objets d’art with a following that included the elite of Russia...
The new 12-piece Les Fameux de Fabergé ( www.faberge.com ) collection features the Ribbon Egg, a jeweled and enameled pendant adorned with a delicate diamond-fringed bow, and the sparkling titanium...
The House of Chanel (800.550.0005, www.chanel.com ) has long been inspired by the designer’s life and legend, and its new high-jewelry collection is drawn from a particularly artistic moment: Coco...
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...
Italy’s Mattia Cielo ( www.mattiacielo.com ) likely will turn heads on Milan’s Via Montenapoleone when the 4-year-old jewelry brand opens its first boutique in Sep­tember. The debut will coincide...
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...
Anna Hu (212.826.1116, www.anna-hu.com ) combines a refined Asian aesthetic with old-world craftsmanship. The designer—who trained alongside some of the world’s best master jewelers—sketches each...
Martin Katz (310.276.7200, www.martinkatz.com ) has never been one to follow trends, and his ability to stick to what he does best—create beautifully designed women’s jewelry that can be worn day or...
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...
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...
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...

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