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
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
Oriol Elcacho is photographed by Mert & Marcus for Bulgari’s Spring/Summer 2011 ad campaign.
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
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
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
A bracelet owned by Wallis Simpson, whose affair with Edward VIII led to his abdication, has sold for a world record-breaking Â£4.5m ($7m) at auction. The diamond panther bracelet, was sold by Sothebyâ€™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, 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
The Taj Mahal coin comes with a carrying case designed by Goyard that contains a magnifying glass.
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 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
To commemorate Snoopyâ€™s 60th anniversary, Hong Kongâ€™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 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
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 will wear Tiffany’s Elsa Peretti earrings at The Championships set for June 21 â€“ July 4 at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. The earrings selected for Wimbledon are a sterling silver design from Elsa Perettiâ€™s celebrated Diamonds by the Yard collection. Introduced in 1974, the collection is characterized as “a classic of … Continued
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 theyâ€™re more likely to compare the on-screen rings with their partners. The … Continued
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
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
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.
Actress Julianne Moore will appear in BVLGARIâ€™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.