Damiani’s New Pieces From Paris Fashion Week

Damiani’s collections are replenished from year to year with new pieces from the core collections and items of high jewellery. Recently, during the Haute Couture week in Paris, the Italian jewellery house debuted two fabulous collections, Vanita and Emozioni. Vanita, which is a transl

Coco Avant Chanel – 11 New Sets Dedicated to Mademoiselle Chanel

During Paris fashion week in January 2017, the Coco Avant Chanel collection was perhaps the most magnificent of all the works of jewellery houses of Place Vendôme. Coco Chanel is the legendary woman who opened new style horizons not just in fashion and jewellery but also in life. She

Solange Azagury-Patridge Launches New Poptails Collection

Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week is five short days during which jewellery houses and some jewellery designers debut their latest work to the press and VIPs. In the course of a relatively short period it’s possible to see a huge amount of new items, therefore determining your favourit

Louis Vuitton Expands Blossom Haute Joaillerie Collection

The Blossom Haute Joaillerie collection is dedicated to one of the four main Louis Vuitton symbols: the four-leaf flower. The much loved motif from one of the most recognizable brands in the world can already be found in the Fine Jewellery collections, but in a High Jewellery collecti

14 Ideas for Him and for Her on Valentine’s Day

Giving jewellery to someone on Valentine’s Day can seem a bit banal, but there’s no present better than jewellery which have long been associated with romance, sentiment and something which will remind you of your passionate feelings forever. Practically every jewellery designer has a

George Smith of International Emerald Exchange About Investing In Emeralds

In this interview, co-founder of International Emerald Exchange (IEEX) George Smith says it is essential to educate oneself about gemstones before investing in them. The young man exemplifies that it is not compulsory to be a gemmologist to obtain excellent knowledge and understanding

The Year of the Rooster: Best Watch Novelties

According to the Chinese calendar, 2017 is the Year of the Fire Rooster – the tenth sign of the Chinese calendar. It is celebrated by watch brands bringing out their best models featuring the magnificent bird. The Rooster embodies many strengths: civil courage, fighting spirit,

The Cheek and Tenderness of the Chaumet Insolence Collection

The French jewellery maison Chaumet has released Insolence, its new jewellery line during Paris Haute Couture Week. The presentation in Place Vendôme, which comprised jewellery that looked like loosely tied bows, had a modern art gallery vibe to it. The room sported a basic interior d

The Dior et D’Opales Collection: An Ode to the Most Enigmatic of Precious Stones

Creative Director of Dior Joaillerie Victoire de Castellane has a love of colour that has been reflected in the majority of her collections made for the French fashion house since 1998. We need only recall that crazy cocktail of colours in Cher Dior and Granville or the more conventio

David Michael: Jewellery Art Forged In Blood

When it comes to the art of jewellery-making, capturing the style of the master or getting a sense of the virtuosity of his craft, the height of his accomplishment is possible even if you have seen only a few of his works. When I discovered, over a year ago now, the Instagram page of

The Year of the Fiery Rooster: The 5 Red Hot Jewellery Designs

28 January 2017 marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year, which lasts until 18 February 2018. This time, it is the year of the fiery red Rooster, one of the most ambiguous creatures in the Chinese zodiac. Despite the “Oriental origins” of this tradition, it has become more and mor

SIHH 2017: Van Cleef & Arpels Debuts Watches with an Unconventional Approach to Design and Functionality

Van Cleef & Arpels consistently surprises with the height of its craftsmanship and freshness of its ideas. This held true at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2017, where the jewellery house debuted models that demonstrate the fusion of high jewellery with the art of