Articles in Jewelry

“Collecting rare, colored diamonds is like building an art collection,” says Thierry Chaunu,...
Photograph by Doug Rosa
At the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris,...
Photograph by Ted Morrison/www.tedmorrison.com
Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof pairs his elaborate, jeweled sculptures with timekeeping mechanisms in a...
In September, at his Salt Lake City shop, Daniel Paillasseur will display the black diamond for...
Les Perles de Chanel While she was dancing the Charleston one night in 1925, Gabrielle “Coco”...
At last fall’s  Paris Biennale, Cartier (800.227.8437, www.cartier.com) unveiled its latest high-...
Golden South Sea pearls are prized for their extreme rarity; no more than 2 percent of the pearls...
Hemmerle Once he had what he wanted, Stefan Hemmerle abruptly left the convention center hosting...
The ethereal diamond creations of Carnet by Michelle Ong (+852.2805.0113, www.carnetjewellery.com)...
Graff Using only magnifying loupes and their intuition, diamond mogul Laurence Graff and his top...
While he was a gem buyer for Tiffany & Co., Harry Platt presumably was not easily impressed by...
In the inner circles of the rarefied jewelry realm, she is known simply as Mrs. M., a mysterious...
In 1477, Austrian archduke Maximilian I (not yet head of the Holy Roman Empire) presented Mary of...
At the sale of actress Ellen Barkin’s jewelry collection last October at Christie’s in New York,...
Only a truly incredible stone is given a name to mark its place in gemological history. Two years...
Lorraine Schwartz arrived at a recent Christie’s jewelry auction in New York City wearing a long...
Ralph Esmerian adeptly maneuvers around the piles of papers, boxes, and books that cover virtually...
Since 1852, India’s Kasliwal family has adorned maharajas as well as European and Middle Eastern...
An extremely rare, 25-carat green diamond, one of the largest of its kind. The cushion-cut stone is...
Even when abetted by the most advanced pearl-farming methods, an oyster’s chances of producing a...

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