Articles in Art & Collectibles

A new design for challenging times, S.T. Dupont’s Defi, which in French means challenge, invites us...
Photo by Matthias Hamel
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...
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...
This gold-and-diamond piece coils around the neck.
Moving designs from Mattia Cielo. Movement gives jewelry a soul; it brings it to life," says Mattia...
After nearly two decades of searching the Valley of the Kings for undiscovered burial sites,...
Photo by Gianni Zenone
Just as Bentley obtained seats from Bugatti, the Italian penmaker Tibaldi recently procured barrel...
To produce its $30,000 Damascene Straight Razor (www.hommage.com), Hommage, a Paris-based grooming...
More than 50 years ago, the Lladró brothers of Spain—Juan, José, and Vicente—debuted an innovative...
Photograph by Jeremy N. Garamond
Can Los Angeles—a youth-obsessed metropolis where erasing the signs of aging is a full-time job for...
Having drifted on and off the Western cultural radar for decades, the Qatari art market is enjoying...
Earth’s jewels from Astro Gallery of Gems Occasionally, gem expert Dennis Tanjeloff allows...
David Copperfield, who has been performing magic tricks since childhood, plans to put on 500 shows...
Addled by absinthe and hashish, Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) destroyed many of his...
Yves Saint Laurent turned fashion into art not only through his work as one of the 20th century’s...
Perhaps our most daunting challenge as editors of a magazine about connoisseurship is that our...
Photograph courtesy Hearst Castle/California State Parks
No figure yokes together with less violence (to revise Dr. Johnson’s phrase) the themes of this,...

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