An exceptionally rare colored diamond will be a highlight of Sotheby’s New York spring Magnificent Jewels sale on April 20.
Over the past two years, colored diamonds have caused sensations in auction rooms around the globe, as several rare stones fetched record-breaking prices.
Artist Alexander Calder (1898–1976) is renowned for his whimsical sculptures and mobiles, but only a few admirers are aware that he also created several pieces of jewelry.
Sylva Yepremian’s Sylva & Cie.
Graff (www.graffdiamonds.com) is known for its expansive offerings of large white and fancy colored diamond jewelry for
Philippine designer Wynn Wynn Ong, known for her elaborate one-of-a-kind jewelry, has unveiled her collection at the Asia Society on Park Avenue in New York.
When a prominent Munich art collector commissioned Stefan Hemmerle to create a diamond ring for his wife in 1995, he set one condition: no flashy settings. His wife, he said, detested them.
Marking its 90th anniversary in business, Italian jeweler Antonini forged a new blackened finish on 18-karat gold finish to create a striking series of limited-edition rings.
The first American store from Henri J. Sillam (www.sillam.com) is small in size, but the jewels inside are big and bold.
Inspired by her vast collection of contemporary art, which includes pieces by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Julian Schnabel, Geneva-based designer Suzanne Syz (+41.22.310.20.84,
Designer Federica Rettore turned to zebu horn, which comes from the zebu ox, to create her newest collection of striking designs.
A few years ago, while Los Angeles–based jeweler Martin Katz was showing his collection in Monaco, a client who wished to see important diamonds summoned Katz to his yacht late one evening.
THE GIFTAn exceptionally rare 10.03-carat, D-color, internally flawless certified type IIa diamond set in a diamond-and-ruby sautoir by jewelry designer Viren Bhagat.
At the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans, American driver Carroll Shelby piloted the Aston Martin DBR1/2 to victory.
French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels found inspiration in the colorful flora, fauna, and landscape of California for its latest High Jewelry collection, California Rêverie.
When Louis Vuitton appointed Lorenz Bäumer artistic director of its fine-jewelry division late last year, the choice proved a serendipitous one.
This season’s most tantalizing jewelry portrays colorful gemstones in imaginative new ways.
Roberto Stern, president and creative director of Brazilian jeweler H.Stern, spent five years studying the choreography, costumes, and music of Grupo Corpo, a Brazilian modern-dance company, while
The newly unveiled Star of Africa collection features sapphire crystal dome rings filled with floating diamonds, which appear like snowflakes in a snow globe.
When jeweler Liv Ballard started showing drawings of her designs to Italian goldsmiths, most of them scoffed outright, considering them too extravagant to be commercially viable.
Bulgari will cap off its 125th anniversary with a sale of vibrant designs for the new year.
Harry Winston opened his first store in 1932, on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue.
Nearly a decade ago, after a long operation to repair an intracranial aneurysm, Dr. Russell Trusso, a Cleveland-based neuroanesthesiologist, left medicine with a life-changing resolution.
“I like to see evidence that things have come from the earth,” says 42-year-old jewelry designer Geoffrey Good, a native Virginian who produces jewelry in his Brooklyn, New York, workshop.
Diamond in the Rough, known for pioneering the use of rough diamonds in fine jewelry, has unveiled a collection of engagement rings and anniversary bands for fall.
Australian jewelry designer Stefano Canturi captured the spirit of the Cubism art movement in his original jewelry.
Jewelry designer Kimberly McDonald, known for her inventive use of geodes and agates paired with diamonds, has created a series of turtle designs, for which a percentage of sales will be donated t
Janis Provisor’s foray into jewelry design was not an orchestrated career move but a creative accident.
"The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint," wrote the French political philosopher and historian Alexis de Tocqueville, "but from time to time one can see the ol
Many jewelers cite architecture as an inspiration, but designers Christopher Roule and Keith Mitchell literally apply structural engineering principles to create their Mitchell Roule collection, w