Art & Collectibles

A new design for challenging times, S.T. Dupont’s Defi, which in French means challenge, invites us...
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...
Just as Bentley obtained seats from Bugatti, the Italian penmaker Tibaldi recently procured barrel-...
After nearly two decades of searching the Valley of the Kings for undiscovered burial sites,...
Moving designs from Mattia Cielo. Movement gives jewelry a soul; it brings it to life," says Mattia...
To produce its $30,000 Damascene Straight Razor ( www.hommage.com ), Hommage, a Paris-based...
More than 50 years ago, the Lladró brothers of Spain—Juan, José, and Vicente—debuted an innovative...
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...
Addled by absinthe and hashish, Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) destroyed many of his...
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...
Marie Antoinette’s custom desk. Neither the many accolades heaped upon nor the charges leveled at...
No figure yokes together with less violence (to revise Dr. Johnson’s phrase) the themes of this,...
When Pelé published his autobiography in 1977, he dedicated it to "all the people who have made [...
"Every guitar has its own personality," says luthier John Monteleone. "It’s my job to give it its...
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...
One of the first oligarchs was Boris Berezovsky, who exploited his connections with then Prime...
When the silver fund gallery left its longtime San Francisco space near Union Square last February...
"I discovered antique maps on a ski trip to Taos, where I stumbled into a shop selling them and...
The Brunswick Billiards Isabella ( www?.brunswickbilliards.com ) is a table fit for—or at least...
From 1924 to 1928, moviegoers in Rochester, N.Y., enjoyed a rare and magnificent sight: seven or...
Before Daniel Craig, before Pierce Brosnan, even before Sean Connery, there was Ian Fleming—the...
"In the case of an emergency I guess you could run across the road and holler for the neighbors,"...

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