Over the past 25 years, estate jeweler Martin Katz has acquired some of the world’s finest examples of period jewelry.
While vacationing in the idyllic islands of Indonesia, Carolyn Tyler (805.965.4445, www.carolyntyler.com), like many travelers, fell in l
When Peggy Guinness visited Brazil 20 years ago, she was awestruck by the country’s colorful and mesmerizing gemstones.
Tito Pedrini (212.888.3355, www.titopedrini.com) spent years procuring exceptional gems and jewelry for international clients while worki
Seaman Schepps’ signature turbo shell earrings rank alongside Verdura’s 1930s Maltese cuff and Jean Schlumberger’s 1960s enamel bangle as one of a handful of iconic 20th-century jewelry designs.
Despite Palm Beach’s balmy tropical climate, each winter, the exclusive coastal enclave experiences an ice storm.
In the true spirit of haute couture, the Parisian fashion house Chanel (800.550.0005, www.chanel.com) has unveiled a collection of 150 one-of-a-k
What would the holidays be without a little sparkle?
In the dreary days of the early 1930s, as the world sank into economic depression, the Parisian jewelry house of Van Cleef & Arpels bucked the somber mood and forged its revolutionary and deci
Every woman knows the value of versatility in a wardrobe, and she knows t
Over the centuries, revolution and conquest have moved more merchandise than the enterprises of Cartier, Harry Winston, and Van Cleef & Arpels combined.
Esteemed German goldsmith Wellendorff (+49.7231.284010, www.wellendorff.com) is celebrating its 110th anniversary in a very private way: w
For more than 50 years, Piaget has turned heads with its decadent diamond-studded jewelry watches, but it received little recognition for its jewelry designs—that is, until now.
In 1848, on the eve of the fall of Louis-Philippe’s regime, two representatives from Tiffany & Co. arrived in Paris for their annual buying trip.
At a development cost of more than $941 million, the Diavik diamond mine stands as a unique testament to the extremes—and expense—to which producers will go to dig diamonds out of the ground.
John Loring, Tiffany’s renowned design director and historian, is particularly proud that Tiffany is selling diamonds sourced in North America.
When jeweler Samuel Getz laid eyes on a 77-carat rough aquamarine recently, he imagined a large snowflake glistening in the sun.
British jewelry designer Stephen Webster (212.226.6160,
BULGARI (212.315.9000) has turned back the clock and revived the colorful, bold, and graphic designs from the jewelers’ iconic 1970s collections.
Glistening jewels and the holidays have always gone hand in hand. This year, history and nature are the driving forces behind the most dramatic new jewelry collections.