Chanel Fine Jewelry S/S 2012 Ad Campaign

Sigrid Agren stars alongside male model Sam Way in Chanel’s Spring Campaign for its fine jewelry collection. Shot by photographer Dominique Isserman, the campaign highlights creations featuring the diamond in Place Vendome, Paris.

Fabergé Oeuf Cadeau

For Valentine’s Day, Fabergé introduces the Oeuf Cadeau, a polished 18 ct rose gold egg, tied with an exuberant ribbon of diamonds and fastened with a bow. Measuring all of 22mm in height this keepsake pendant is also available in white and yellow gold with the message of I love you, Jet t’aime and Ti … Continued

Louis Vuitton to unveil jewellery studio, perfume

French luxury brand Louis Vuitton will open a boutique and jewellery studio on Paris’ Place Vendome this spring and is preparing its first perfume. “In April we will have our own jewellery workshop and in May will will open our boutique in the same building,” the label’s head Yves Carcelle said. The project, unveiled in … Continued

Record Number of Diamonds Set in One Ring

The Lobortas Classic Jewelry House of Kiev, Ukraine has entered the record books by setting 2,525 diamonds in one ring. The “Tsarevna Swan” ring was presented and measured in Kiev on July 21, 2011, the Guinness Book of World Records confirmed. The diamonds range from 0.001-0.05 carats with a total weight of 10.48 carats. All … Continued

Japan store offers $250k jewel lucky dip bag

A Japanese department store is offering anyone with a quarter of a million dollars a lucky dip bag stuffed with expensive jewellery to ring in the New Year. One lucky customer prepared to hand over a numerically significant 20.12 million yen ($259,000) can celebrate the turn of the year with a fistful of precious baubles. … Continued

Cartier Winter Tale Holiday Campaign 2011

Cartier released its Winter Tale video a few weeks ago. One version is found on YouTube and the other at The video shows the famous Cartier leopard running, walking and leaping through an icy terrain while products from the jeweler’s holiday collection emerge from under snow or in bubbles and are simply resting against … Continued

Elizabeth Taylor pearl sells for $11.84 million

A huge pearl once worn by European royalty and last owned by Elizabeth Taylor sold for a record $11.84 million at a blockbuster auction in New York on Tuesday. “La Peregrina,” depicted in art works over the centuries and coveted by kings and queens, was bought for Taylor by her actor husband Richard Burton in … Continued

Fabergé launches first ad campaign

Fabergé has unveiled its first advertising campaign shot by famed fashion photographer Mario Testino and creative-directed by Fabergé’s Katharina Flohr. Rising Russian-Lithuanian model Bee Gee appears in the ads, wearing resplendent pieces from the Les Fabuleuses de Fabergé and Les Saisons Russes collections. “The campaign captures the intense and emotive glamour and story-telling that characterizes … Continued

Dolce & Gabbana Jewelry 2011 Campaign

Italian model Bianca Balti stars in the Fall/Winter 2011 Dolce & Gabbana jewelry advertisements lensed by Giampaolo Sgura. The images capture Bianca getting ready in lingerie inspired looks and crafted jewerly featuring tri-color gold, rubies, sapphires and pearls.

Van Cleef & Arpels launching Paris jewelry school

Accessory aficionadoes can now master the art of jewelry-making thanks to an innovative move by iconic French brand Van Cleef & Arpels. The Paris-based company will make history in February 2012 by opening its first jewelry school, where students from across the globe can gain unique insight into the world of creating world-class adornments. Van … Continued