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

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

Precious Stroll Around Paris

Paris has always inspired people with artistic endeavours. However, the interpretation of its other name as La Ville Lumière could not be better rendered than through jewellery, with its emphasis on radiance, brilliance and the use of sculptural settings. The architectural formality o

Trends Special: Watchmaking Meets Fashion

Jewellery has been a timeless accessory for centuries but things changed when wristwatches came into the market in the early 20s. Soon, women began to pair their clothes with mesmerising watches encrusted with gemstones, and these watches became a must-have fashion accessory in high s

Katerina X HERSELF Art Project: Lula’s Holiday Jewels

Imagine that with a stroke of a brush (a virtual one) you could find yourself at any moment in time and anywhere in the world or have a chat with Marilyn Monroe, Frida Kahlo, Cate Blanchett and many other famous personas. Would you embark on such an adventure? While you are busy think

Trend Alert: 5 Fashionable Ways to Wear a Brooch

Brooch, which translates from the Celtic word ‘broc’ as needle, is an incredibly functional accessory. And this makes sense, as its distant ancestors – sharp pins – were used to fasten clothes since a while ago. Brooches have been the centre of attention by fashion designe

Sparkly Six: Rainbow-hued Jewellery Watches for Summer

Take a break from sober, pastel gems and embrace bold, bright colours for summer. This season, we are inspired by joyous rainbow and playful design. Having zeroed in on six jewellery watches that evoke the hues of rainbow​,​ we offer you our edit of watches that would be ideal accesso

Dior à Versailles – A Walk Around Versailles with Victoire de Castellane

The French fashion and jewellery house Dior debuted the high jewellery collection Dior à Versailles, one of the most interesting in their history and one of the most unusual at the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. Let’s take a stroll around the residence of the king. The initial idea