Everybody loves Christmas and gifts and the iconic Cartier’s Panther is no exception haunting its luxurios gifts under Cartier’s snowy Christmas tree.The Cartier Winter Tale Campaign for Christams 2013 staring beautiful pieces of jewelry and luxurios watches was shot by Coppi Barbieri . Because a image equals one thousands words I let you enjoy this dreamy imagery.
The new version of the legendary photos of Hair & Jewel, with wich Graff literally conquered the world. Graff, speaking about the original concept said, “Until this time, images showing fine jewelry were typically modeled in a more conservative style. This image broke the mold by using a younger model and created the idea of diamonds being aspirational to younger women.Hair & Jewel created an interest and excitement for the jewelry crafted by Graff, which continues to this day.” This […]
On Monday, between the Giambattista Valli and Elie Saab fashion shows, Fashion leaders ,fans and friends went to the gallery Almine Rech, where the daughter of famous parents, Silvia Venturini Fendi and jeweler Bernard Delettre Delfina presented her spring/summer 2014 collection of jewelry. She believes in the talismanic power of jewels and recognizes the specific identity of stones and metals. The quartz crosses the earth and dominates the new collection presented in Almine Rech art gallery, yesterday, during the fashion week in […]
Precious stones, diamonds, antique jewelry and contemporary art objects and new collections by Siegelson New York. The protagonist of the international jewelry scene, Lee Siegelson belongs to the third generation of a family of gem and jewelry dealer, whose attentive eye to the rarity and uniqueness of jewelry or a valuable object made him an authority in this area. From the masterpieces of the nineteenth century to Art Nouveau and Art Deco, up to the most contemporary masterpieces represented by […]
The jewel of tomorrow. Created specially for women. Imagined by Alessandro Savelli. Bringing together technology and elegance. Revealing something truly new… White diamonds, exquisitely set. Sculpted rose gold, hand-polished to perfection. Ultra-Bombé sapphire crystal, stunning in its clarity. The first luxury smartphone specially for women, handmade in Switzerland as a precious piece of jewellery. Face of the brand is the daughter of Carine Roitfeld , Julia Restoin Roitfeld who was shot by the famous french fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier . Prices […]
Parsons graduate and former director of design for Zac Posen, Venessa Arizaga launched her eponymous label in 2007. Inspired by her travels to Puerto Rico, this handcrafted collection reflects a distinct Latin American feel, featuring bold clashing colours and a rich mix of textures.
“There is such an abundance of material out there, we need not continue to harvest many of the materials needed to create. I like to think of each creation as an extension of what nature has given us and we strive to preserve the integrity of the material and its unique energy. We also strive to reuse rather than reap. Jewelry was initially created to carry symbolic talismans and stones of energy or import. I believe it should still have […]
A fourth generation Fendi, Delfina Delettrez drew on her creative passion for fashion and accessories to create her eponymous label in 2007. Combining organic materials with polished metals and precious gemstones, her collections are a bold fusion of romance and glamour, perfect for adding a distinctly opulent edge to your look.
Handcrafted in NYC, the Valentina Kova Collections offer jewelry that wears as an age-less, classic, and unique creations. Inspired by ancient artifacts, the Collections range in its use of different materials- white and pink gold, silver, as well as precious stones. As part of Valentina Kova’s awareness of humane practices and passion for education, the jewelry is made conflict-free, and 10% of all the proceeds go to supporting Art Programs in New York City public elementary schools. source notjustalabel.com
Bulgari celebrated its new Fall/Winter’13 accessories collection in an exclusive party co-hosted by Purple Magazine.The star of the presentation was the Lipstick Clutch, a daytime-size clutch in binary tones and lusciously soft skins, this new clutch features a jeweled clasp in the shape of a lipstick. source nytimes.com
Name Eddie Borgo. Education Born in Columbus OH, Eddie lived up and down the East Coast of the US until arriving in New York 12 years ago, intending to become a fashion designer. While attending art history classes at Hunter College, he started showing an interest in the history of adornment. Subsequently in 2002, he first made one of a kind pieces for international stylists including Patti Wilson, Camilla Nickerson, and Tabitha Simmons. In the summer of 2008 Eddie created jewelry for Philip Lim‘s spring-summer […]
In what looks like to be the biggest diamond heist in Antwerp since 2003, eight masked men made away with US$ 50 million worth of diamonds from a Swiss passenger plane on February 18. According to Brussels prosecutor’s spokeswoman Anja Bijnens, the robbers were “professionals” The eight men had disguised themselves as police, broke through security barriers and forced their way into the cargo of a Swiss-bound plane operated by Helvetic Airways. They took 120 packages from the plane’s hold […]
PARIS — Two men held up the De Beers boutique in Printemps department store here and made off with jewelry worth between 1 million euros and 3 million euros, or $2.7 million and $4 million at current exchange, in the early evening hours of Tuesday, confirmed a spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office in Paris. Armed with handguns and equipped with bullet-proof vests, the robbers entered the South African diamond dealer’s stand, located on the first floor of the department store, at […]
Lanterns are not typically thought of as a major symbol of Valentine’s Day but this year, Chopard has found a connection. The family-owned jeweler and watchmaker has a very special plan for Valentine’s Day in 2013 involving what it calls the Messenger of Love. Well, the idea connects the digital age with the age-old tradition of sending one’s best wishes or messages of love by sending a lantern up into the sky. No surprise that we like this thinking very […]
Le Gemme Primavera sunglasses are the right dose of stylish. Take your pick from two options of these cat-eyed sunnies; opt for the mother-of-pearl floral embellishments version or go for the multi-colored sapphire flowers model instead. Gold detailing completes these sunglasses. source luxurylaunches.com
Consumers whose taste in luxury fashion runs beyond the now-famous precious gem-studded bra of a major lingerie retailer may want to take a trip to Leon’s of Beverly Hills. Through August 1st, the fine jeweler is displaying the world’s first pair of hand-strassed, diamond-encrusted million-dollar shoes, courtesy of high-end fashion brand Crystal Heels™. Crystal Heels founder Evelyn Fox started with a peep-toe Giuseppe Zanotti pump in size 37 (U.S. size 6). For three weeks, Fox and her team painstakingly placed 11,000 diamonds on the shoes. Each […]
Searching the internet for more information on the multi-talented artist Marion Salvucci I found this piece on Vogue Italia, where Mario himself narrates in short his love for “incredible creatures” of nature, the iconic Diane Pernet and art: ” It is equally easy for him to design a lamp or a pair of earrings, shifting from macro to micro proportions. A life spent between the dazzling lights of New York and the silence surrounding the Umbrian countryside, multi-talented creative artist Mario Salvucci loves […]
Magdalena Frackowiak Credits for this picture: Txema Yeste (Photographer) Géraldine Saglio (Fashion Editor/Stylist) Shay Ashual (Hair Stylist) Adrien Pinault (Makeup Artist) Megumi Yamamoto (Manicurist)
Lavish is one of the many words that can be used to describe the Azature Black Diamond Nail Polish. The self-proclaimed black diamond king jeweler Azature has reinvented the meaning of the phrase “dripping in diamonds” with a literal interpretation. This new twist on fine jewelry is beautifully opulent with its glittery sheen in black and silver. Says the jeweler of the cosmetic on his site: “I developed a Black Diamond Nail Polish with the same attention and quality as […]
The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse has just received the Guinness World Record for the most expensive handbag ever created. Desiner Robert Mouawad is the brainchild behind this magnificent purse, which is handmade using 18kt gold. It took 10 artisans a total of 8,800 hours to complete this Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse. The total carat weight of the handbag is 381.92 carats, consisting of 4,356 colorless diamonds, 105 yellow diamonds and 56 pink diamonds. On top of all those […]
Debora Cannas starts her adventure in February 2010 and picks the effective and simple name of Preziosity. From recycled materials to jewelry, this is the path followed. And the material leading the game is mainly plastic from bottles of various kinds: water, shampoo, bubble bath, fabric softener bottles. But also other unusual material have found their own space, like cell phone recharge cards, cleaned bolts, electric wire. It must have been the atmosphere at the IAAD– Istituto d’arte applicata e design - or the three […]
CHARITABLE WORKS OF ART: To mark their 20th year in business, David Rees and Ron Anderson, founders and designers of the jewelry collection Ten Thousand Things, decided to eschew the parties that typically mark the occasion. Rather than tout their success, Rees and Anderson shifted the focus of the milestone to Ten Thousand Things’ loyal customers. The jewelers designed one-of-a-kind pieces for 16 of their favorite clients, including Julianne Moore, Susan Sarandon, Christy Turlington, Kristen Stewart and Heather Watts. The jewelry […]