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China last emperor pocket watch

China last emperor jewellery gets first Taiwan show

China last emperor pocket watch

Priceless jewellery belonging to China’s last emperor Puyi and his wife Wanrong on loan from China are on display in Taiwan for the first time.

The National Palace Museum in Taipei is showcasing 70 pieces of the imperial couple’s jewellery as part of a special exhibition titled “Royal Style” that runs till September.
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Louis Vuitton jewellery store Place Vendome

Louis Vuitton opens jewelry store in Paris

Louis Vuitton jewellery store Place Vendome

LVMH has opened a Louis Vuitton jewelry store on Paris’ Place Vendome, in an effort to expand the brand’s image within in the global luxury jewelry market.

“The store and the workshop are an important step, a foundational decision, indicating that we look ahead with optimism,” said Hamdi Chatti, Director of the group’s jewelry and watches divisions, as quoted by Reuters.
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Atelier Versace Jewellery

Versace launching jewelry line

Atelier Versace Jewellery

Versace will launch a new Atelier Jewelry collection on day one of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, with the label’s creative director Donatella Versace citing each piece a “work of art.”

The unveiling will take place July 1, when the Italian house makes its return to the couture catwalk with a runway presentation at the Ritz Paris.
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Angelina Jolie Exceptional Emerald Necklace

Angelina Jolie Launches Jewelry Collection

Angelina Jolie Exceptional Emerald Necklace

The Style of Jolie jewelry line designed in collaboration between Angelina Jolie and Robert Procop is set to go on display in the South of France this summer via two month-long pop-ups.

An array of necklaces, earrings and bracelets worn by the actress at various movie premieres will hit the Grand Hotel in Cap Ferrat and Monaco‘s prestigious Hotel de Paris concurrently between July 15 and August 15.

The movie star showcased her jewelry collaboration during an expo at Julien’s Gallery in Beverly Hills back in April last year, while the new French exhibition is set to showcase some additional new jewels.
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Beau Sancy diamond

Historic diamond ‘Beau Sancy’ sells for $9.7 million

Beau Sancy diamond

A centuries-old diamond passed down through generations of European royalty fetched nine million Swiss francs ($9.7 million) at auction in Geneva on Tuesday.

The 34.98-carat “Beau Sancy” diamond measures 2.3 centimetres in height, is 1.9 cm wide and 1.1 cm deep.

Passed down through the royal families of France, England, Prussia and the Netherlands, the Beau de Sancy has witnessed 400 years of European history.
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Cannes Film Festival 2012 poster

Who will wear Chopard’s Monroe necklace?

Cannes Film Festival 2012 poster

Following the announcement that Marilyn Monroe is the icon of the upcoming 65th Cannes Film Festival, event sponsor Chopard has designed a one-off creation to be worn by one lucky celebrity — whose identity won’t be unveiled until May 16.

The late Hollywood actress famously sung about diamonds being a girl’s best friend, so for this year a necklace of heart-shaped diamonds and briolettes designed by Chopard’s co-president Caroline Scheufele will be revealed.
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Cartier joaillier des Arts

‘Cartier, Jeweler of the Arts’ exhibition in Paris

Cartier joaillier des Arts

The Fondation Cartier, the contemporary art museum of the luxury jewelry house, will present its latest expo, Cartier, Jeweler of the Arts, in Paris beginning April 3.

The exhibition brings together four artworks made by artists including David Lynch and Takeshi Kitano using precious and semi-precious stones no longer deemed suitable for the brand’s jewelry. Preview images of what they came up with here.
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