Jewelry

To reach the island of Nengo Nengo, one of Robert Wan’s seven French Polynesian pearl farms, we fly...
The Harry Winston Men by Thom Browne collection ( www.harrywinston.com ) can add subtle sparkle to...
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel stunned her audience in 1932 with an extravagant and arty presentation of...
“Collecting rare, colored diamonds is like building an art collection,” says Thierry Chaunu,...
Francis Mertens contends that you cannot create truly innovative designs if you try to make them...
Kwiat, a Polish surname that is pronounced "kwee-ot," might not be a marketing firm’s preference...
The anxiety becomes palpable in the city of Yangon, Myanmar (formerly Burma), each March and...
Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof pairs his elaborate, jeweled sculptures with timekeeping mechanisms in a...
At the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris,...
In September, at his Salt Lake City shop, Daniel Paillasseur will display the black diamond for...
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...
Les Perles de Chanel While she was dancing the Charleston one night in 1925, Gabrielle “Coco”...
The ethereal diamond creations of Carnet by Michelle Ong (+852.2805.0113, www.carnetjewellery.com...
Hemmerle Once he had what he wanted, Stefan Hemmerle abruptly left the convention center hosting...
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,...
Lorraine Schwartz arrived at a recent Christie’s jewelry auction in New York City wearing a long...
Only a truly incredible stone is given a name to mark its place in gemological history. Two years...
An extremely rare, 25-carat green diamond, one of the largest of its kind. The cushion-cut stone is...
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...
The tiny Stephen Russell boutique on New York’s Upper East Side is a destination for those seeking...
Like an art expert advising on the acquisition of a masterpiece, a jewelry consultant will educate...
Even when abetted by the most advanced pearl-farming methods, an oyster’s chances of producing a...
A diamond usually is coveted for its brilliant sparkle, the result of light reflecting off the...
In jewelry, color is usually expressed in gems or enamel, which can be too heavy and fragile,” says...

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