Do Not Miss: ‘De Vroomen: Harmony in Colour and Form’ exhibition in London

On 12 April the Goldsmith’s company launched ‘De Vroomen: Harmony in Colour and Form’ exhibition that celebrates five decades of artistic collaboration between the husband and wife duo of the De Vroomen jewellery brand. 100 items belonging to British jewellery designer and artist Ginn

Roberto Demeglio – All About Innovation

Different fashion trends and the desire to stay with the times are changing our attitude to how we wear jewellery. It has ceased to be an adornment for special occasions and is becoming more and more part of everyday life. This explains why the modern woman not only wants her jeweller

CTF Pink Diamond Sets New World Auction Record at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s set a new world auction record for any diamond or jewel on the evening of 4 April 2017 with the $71.2 million sale of the Pink Star, a 59.60-carat oval mixed-cut Fancy Vivid Pink Internally Flawless diamond. The sale of the Pink Star more than doubled the previous record for

Mappin&Webb By Appointment Service: An Engagement Ring Of Your Dreams

The advanced technologies in the world in which we live have already managed to fundamentally change the way in which we make purchases: now it is enough to simply access the required website, make a choice and enter your bank card details. If this had been possible 8 years ago, then

The Grand Phoenix – A Necklace That Made A Lot Of Noise At Baselworld

Each year at the Baselworld exhibition, jewellery and watches are presented that create a real sensation, and this year is no exception. On the 25th March Ravi Lunia, the director of the international jewellery and gemstone company, Faidee, debuted a necklace with Burmese rubies of th

Do Not Miss: “In Pursuit of the Artisans of Grand Bazaar” Exhibition

As part of UNESCO’s “Living Human Treasures” programme, the exhibition “Gem and Craft: In Pursuit of the Artisans of Grand Bazaar” is open from 16 February to 30 April 2017. Anyone who wishes to see it can do so at Istanbul’s Rezan Has, Museum. Those who cannot be in Turkey between th

Nikolay Romanov: A Love For Nature And A Love For Abstraction

Regular readers of the site know all about my love for uncovering new names for the wider public, especially when it comes to the country in which I was born – Russia. This can be both new stars in the jewellery universe, as well as existing craftsmen, who possess a unique jewellery s

Baselworld 2017: What to See at the Exhibition

Only a few days left before Baselworld, the jewellery and watch exhibition, opens its doors. Over the course of the many years that it has existed, it has gained the reputation of an event which sets the tone for incoming trends, as each participant presents their newest, and best, co

Basel 2017: An Exclusive Preview of The Masterpieces of Alessio Boschi

“It seems that whenever I create a collection based around Italy, people get instantly interested in it. I guess it is because being Italian my home country fascinates me. It holds over 50% of the worldwide art patrimony, which I am still discovering and so do my international c

Baselworld 2017: Stenzhorn to Bring Fairytale Jewellery to Exhibition

At last year’s Baselworld exhibitions there were not many jewellers whose pieces made a lasting impression. But among those who presented something striking to the public was the German company Stenzorn with The Noble Ones collection. It consisted of three High Jewellery necklaces wit

The March Birthstone: Jewellery Celebrating The Beauty of Aquamarine

The first mention of the linkage of birth months with a specific, patron stone can be found in the works of Josephus, written in the first century AD, and of Saint Jerome, dating to the fifth century. However, according to historians, the custom of wearing a corresponding mineral was