When the Metropolitan Opera was in dire need of funding last year, arts patron Ann Ziff came to the rescue with a $30 million donation—the largest single gift the New York institution ha
Nature is an abundant source of inspiration for many jewelry designers, but newcomer Brooke Kanani Sachs takes actual elements from the forest and beach and casts them in 18-karat
In the 1930s, Paris was the creative center of the avant-garde, and the Duchess of Windsor certainly captured the spirit of the times with an avant-garde idea of her own: She wanted a fu
Diane von Furstenberg has something to say with Sutras (www.hstern.net), the fashion designer’s latest jewelry colle
A Collection of one-of-a-kind costume jewelry pieces created by the late Los Angeles designer Tony Duquette will be made available to the public for the first time this spring.
Photography by Lisa Charles Watson; Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
American Estate Jewelry has revived the time-honored craft of finely detailed repoussé sterling silver jewelry and accessories in a new 50-piece collection.
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Fiona Druckenmiller opened F.D in October 2010 featuring an array of extraordinary, hard-to-find estate jewelry and watches from Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and more, in addition to collectib
Cindy Chao: The Art Jewel produces one-of-a-kind designs that begin with the study of nature, particularly flowers, offered in two collections: her Black Label and White Label.
For more than 30 years David Yurman has created signature sterling silver and gold jewelry for a loyal following, but in 2010 with the opening of a Madison Avenue flagship store, the designer and
Macao-based Wallace Chan, whose unconventional designs were unveiled in the United States for the first time in fall 2010, has forged new ways of setting large gemstones atop other stones, creatin
Tamsen Ann Ziff’s jewelry represents a kind of sparkling travelogue—expressions of Ziff’s journeys fashioned from rare and unusual gems, mineral fragments, and assorted artifacts she’s acquired at
Over 180 years, the house of Sillam evolved from making swords to crafting fine jewelry.
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 creates colorful, bold jewel
Alexandra Mor had been eyeing the stone for weeks: an 85.30-carat, cabochon-cut emerald about the size of a plump strawberry.
The daring jewelry designs from New York’s Deborah Pagani (www.deborahpagani.com) combine Art Deco–style geome
Simple yet stylish describes Coralie Duchamp’s first signature jewelry collection featuring a series of diamond and gemstone–studded Love Knots.
The French luxury house Van Cleef & Arpels is being recognized for its contributions to the history of jewelry, fashion, and art at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York with an expansive exhib
Art and nature collide in the recently launched Ginkgo Collection by David Morris.