Jewelry

“Collecting rare, colored diamonds is like building an art collection,” says Thierry Chaunu,...
Kwiat, a Polish surname that is pronounced "kwee-ot," might not be a marketing firm’s preference...
Francis Mertens contends that you cannot create truly innovative designs if you try to make them...
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...
The ethereal diamond creations of Carnet by Michelle Ong (+852.2805.0113, www.carnetjewellery.com...
Les Perles de Chanel While she was dancing the Charleston one night in 1925, Gabrielle “Coco”...
Hemmerle Once he had what he wanted, Stefan Hemmerle abruptly left the convention center hosting...
Golden South Sea pearls are prized for their extreme rarity; no more than 2 percent of the pearls...
At last fall’s Paris Biennale, Cartier (800.227.8437, www.cartier.com ) unveiled its latest high-...
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...
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...
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...
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...
James de Givenchy enjoys presenting clients with designs that include stones they never before have...
Like many of her peers, jewelry designer Michelle Ong regards jewelry as an art form rather than as...
Somewhat decadent and remarkably relevant to contemporary styles, Van Cleef & Arpels’ Pierres...

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