Cora Sun Drop Diamond On Display

London’s Natural History Museum is currently hosting the most stunning yellow diamond in the world – the Cora Sun-Drop. At 110-carats, the Cora Sun-Drop is roughly the size of a woman’s thumb and is largest vivid yellow pear-shaped diamond known in the world. It has been lent to the museum by leading US diamond manufacturer … Continued

Christina Hendricks In Vivienne Westwood’s Jewelry

The Mad Men star models Vivienne Westwood‘s “Get a Life” Palladium jewelry collection in new visuals released March 2. Hendricks, who has previously starred in raincoat label London Fog’s ads, said of the collection: “I love that there are dramatic pieces such as the crown and the heart necklace as well as more simple pieces … Continued

Swarovski’s Cinema Spot Video

Swarovski has enlisted multimedia artist Bruno Aveillan to make a cinema spot with them that would conjure Swarovski’s more than 115 year heritage on the big screen. The video shows a Swarovski model ambling across a crystalline dreamscape and interacting with the brand’s products. From now through February, the cinema spot will be airing for … Continued

Cartier’s Snow Panther Winter Tale Campaign

For Christmas, the Cartier panther reveals a selection of precious objects: accessories for Him and for Her, eternal diamonds, and more… The French maker of jewelries and timepieces is promoting their seasonal offerings through their “Winter Tale” campaign which asks consumers to follow a panther cub through a winter wonderland of the luxury brand and … Continued

Versace pursues retail expansion in China

The Italian luxury house, which just opened a jewelry boutique in Beijing on December 10, has other imminent plans in the pipeline for China. The company will debut a new retail concept before Christmas in the Village North, a shopping complex in Sanlitun, an affluent area filled with shops and eateries. Additionally, Versace is planning … Continued

Royal bracelet breaks auction record

A bracelet owned by Wallis Simpson, whose affair with Edward VIII led to his abdication, has sold for a world record-breaking £4.5m ($7m) at auction. The diamond panther bracelet, was sold by Sotheby’s. It was the most expensive bracelet and most expensive Cartier item to be sold at any auction. It was one of 20 … Continued

Cartier Hong Kong Flagship Store Opening

Cartier, the number one luxury jewelry brand in China, continues to ramp up its presence in the Asian country with the opening of yet another flagship on Friday. The new store, which spans 900 square meters (9,687 square feet), is housed inside the Prince’s Building — an upscale shopping center in Hong Kong. The three-story … Continued

Tiffany eyes aggressive expansion in China

US jeweller Tiffany & Co is aiming to make a major push into China as it seeks to tap a growing appetite for luxury goods among the country’s new wealthy. “China will rapidly become the place where we will have the greatest number of new stores,” Tiffany chairman Michael J. Kowalski said on Tuesday. The … Continued

Adriana Lima models $2 million bra in New York

Adriana Lima has debuted the US$2 million diamond-encrusted bra she will wear at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show during an instore appearance. Designed in collaboration with Italian jeweller Damiani, and containing more than 3,000 jewels, the piece took six craftsmen 1,500 hours of work to complete. Adriana needed a security team just for her bra … Continued

Diamond Snoopy

To commemorate Snoopy’s 60th anniversary, Hong Kong’s Fine Jewelry Brand, TSL has made a stunning 207 Carat Diamond Snoopy. The Diamond Snoopy is 5.5 inches tall and is festooned with 9,917 diamonds, 783 black diamonds and 415 rubies. It took 8 months to complete and its proposed retail price is HK$2,888,880 (US$370,380).

Sotheby’s to auction Wallis Simpson’s jewels

Sotheby’s says it is auctioning about 3 million pounds worth of jewelry once owned by Wallis Simpson, the American socialite who became Duchess of Windsor. Britain’s King Edward VIII, who renounced his claim to the British throne in 1936 to marry the divorcee, showered her with gifts of jewellery throughout their courtship and marriage. The … Continued

Pure gold Stitch, Angel characters displayed in Tokyo

Walt Disney’s animated characters Stitch and his girlfriend Angel made of pure gold are displayed at the jewelry shop Ginza Tanaka in central Tokyo. Made with about 280 grams of pure gold, the 15cm high figure is priced at 5 million yen ($57,000).

Maria Sharapova to Dazzle in Tiffany at Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova will wear Tiffany’s Elsa Peretti earrings at The Championships set for June 21 – July 4 at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. The earrings selected for Wimbledon are a sterling silver design from Elsa Peretti’s celebrated Diamonds by the Yard collection. Introduced in 1974, the collection is characterized as “a classic of … Continued

Tiffany & Co. Launches iPhone App

The Tiffany & Co. Engagement Ring Finder app for iPhones allows brides and grooms to use their iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to find the perfect diamond ring. For the men, the Tiffany iPhone app will show rings in their actual size, so they’re more likely to compare the on-screen rings with their partners. The … Continued

Tina Barrat Bijoux-Couture

Tina Barrat of Tina Barrat bijoux-couture, is a French-born, Hong Kong based designer. Her brand was launched in 1999 to international acclaim. The brand is called “bijoux-couture” since her jewelry is comprised of original components and her jewels are incorporated together with fabrics, ribbons, lace, feathers, and other materials. Tina is currently using a combination … Continued

Hermes Launches Fine Jewelry

French luxury goods firm Hermes has announced that it will be launching a collection of fine jewelry with accessories designer Pierre Hardy. The 14 piece collection of “haute bijouterie” was inspired by the shape of a horse’s hoof to keep with the fashion house’s equestrian roots. Prices range from $23,675 for a pair of rose … Continued

The first Fabergé store opens in Geneva

Jaime Hayon has just completed the interior for the new Faberge Geneva Store. The opulent retail space mixes the contemporary with the classic while remaining true to the company’s luxury roots. The elegant boutique enjoys wood-paneled accents and a mostly clean, white design.

The first glimpses of Julianne Moore’s Bulgari interpretation

Actress Julianne Moore will appear in BVLGARI’s Spring Summer 2010 jewelry and watch advertising campaign. The campaign, scheduled to debut in February 2010, marks a new artistic direction for BVLGARI: Rather than focusing on individual product categories, the ads will depict a lifestyle that they are calling Eccentric Charisma.