Italian luxury goods maker Salvatore Ferragamo has launched its first jewellery collection in collaboration with Bulgari. Ferragamo, which listed in Milan in June a week after Prada debuted in Hong Kong, said it hoped its new collection would help meet demand from fast-growing Asia. “I think this collection will be successful, especially among Chinese clients”, … Continued
Christie’s has revealed the main lots of the jewelry collection of Oscar-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor to be auctioned in New York this December. Select highlights from the 269-piece collection went on an eight-city tour including London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Geneva, Paris and Hong Kong, beginning in Moscow.
Doutzen Kroes is back for Tiffany & Co’s Fall/Winter 2011 campaign, photographed in New York city by Peter Lindbergh.
Christy Turlington is back for the third consecutive season as face of Louis Vuitton High Jewelry — here’s a behind-the-scenes video from the shoot of the F/W ads. Turlington, who like her fellow “original supermodels” still stars in campaigns on a regular basis, can currently also be seen in Maybelline’s beauty ads.
Harry Winston Diamond Corp, the Canadian mining group which owns the jewelers, has this week announced plans to build a flagship store in Shanghai. And it will be hard to miss, boasting a 12-meter high façade a company spokesman says will be like a “billboard to the world, a billboard to the Chinese people.” The … Continued
A dazzling pearl and diamond tiara once owned by a celebrated member of Britain’s de Rothschild empire on Wednesday sold at a London auction for £1,161,250. The bejewelled item belonged to Hannah de Rothschild, whom was at one time the richest woman in Britain and whom went on to marry dashing aristocrat and future prime … Continued
Swiss luxury jewelry and watch brand Piaget has tapped Actress Jessica Alba to be an ambassador for its new Possession jewelry collection. Alba features in six ads for Piaget’s Possession line, which were styled by Brad Goreski and shot by Patrick Demarchelier before being released on Facebook. The star says that she likes the “chic … Continued
The star is on a roll: following gigs for Gucci’s kids range, Gillette, and L’Oréal, the entertainer and owner of her own fashion brand is starring in new TOUS Jewelry ads. Using chopsticks, umbrellas, and fans as props, Jennifer Lopez was shot by star photographer Ellen von Unwerth for the Spanish brand’s oriental-inspired campaign. The … Continued
Italian jeweler Damiani have released in collaboration with Maserati a unique collection of accessories to complement Maserati’s cars. The Circle collection, first of a series of product lines created by Damiani for Maserati, proposes a range of accessories in silver entirely dedicated to men. Cufflinks, key-rings and necklaces are characterised by an elegant design playing … Continued
A Chinese jewelry collector has created a replica of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” with 100,000 carats of jewelry. He has spent the last five years working on this one-of-a-kind jewelry painting and the last 30 years collecting all the necessary raw gem stones. This bedazzled replica of the Mona Lisa is currently on display … Continued
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