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Francesca Furzi’s collection

The philosophy of Francesca Furzi, Italian jewelry designer, is to gather the essence of eternity and to express it in every one of her creations.

Each jewel is influenced by a journey incorporating the art of sculpture, the concreteness of the technicalharmony of vehicle shapes, the world of fashion, but also by history and other sketch, the cultures.
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Francesca Furzi, jewels for eternity

A versatile style, a balancing point between tradition and innovation, for objects destined to leave their mark for the lifetime of a woman and who is beside her.

An exclusive collection that is limited to a series of numbered pieces. It is the expression of a thought wherein the jewel is a completion, if not necessary, but surely significant to being a woman.
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Goldplated Staples

Dutch Design house, Oooms has created this set of ultra-luxury, 14 karat gold-plated staples, packaged in a velvet jewelery style case.

Intended primarily as a form of jewelry, these luxury pieces can be applied to clothing (or just about anything) with the help of your average stapler.

24 pieces of these goldplated staples will cost you 140 euro ($210). Make sure not to waste it!

Fann Wong’s S$2.5 million bridal bling

Celebrity couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee unveiled their bridal jewellery collection: Starbliss, Romantique and Love Lace.

Designed by Wong, the three collections sponsored by Celestial by Goldheart are worth an estimated S$2.5million (US$1.8 million).

A highlight of Starbliss is a 60-carat diamond necklace where each diamond is supposed to represent the different milestones of the couple’s courtship.
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Fabergé Relaunches after More Than 90 Years

After two years of planning, Fabergé , the brand famous for its ornately jeweled eggs, has presented its first jewelry collection in 92 years.

The collection uses hundreds or thousands of tiny gems on each piece to create mosaic effects on rings, brooches, earrings and necklaces.

The collection was designed by Parisian artist-jeweler Frederic Zaavy in collaboration with Faberge Creative Director Katharina Flohr.
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Chanel Paris Moscou Jewelry Line

Coco Chanel was really intrigued by the Russian spirit in 1920’s and Karl Lagerfeld used this fact as inspiration for the Pre-Fall 2009 Chanel Collection!

The accessories for this years fall collections are exquisite! With tons of bold necklaces, huge handmade head pieces, unique shoes and beautiful rings.

The jewelry line features Russian icons such as Matriochka dolls, red stars and items inspired by Imperial Russia.
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Bulgari Serpenti Collection

The Bulgari Serpenti Collection is Bulgari’s latest jewelry collection and takes its inspiration from snakes.

Bracelets and rings are unruffled of a series of scrupulously crafted components that replicate the scales of a snake.

The collection is made of yellow and white gold with scales made of onyx, pink coral, mother-of-pearl, lavender jade or encrusted with diamonds.
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Jewelry from Sabido & Basteris

Italian-Mexican fine jewelry designer Victor Sabido Basteris has updated the classic friendship bracelet using eco-friendly, recycled silver filigree thread.

The inspiration for the collection stems from the beauty and vivid colors seen on the murals within the Mayan temples of Mexico.

The collection also uses gold, gemstones, wood, crystal, leather, and mother-of-pearl in a wide palette of colors to make dramatic one of a kind neckpieces.
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Mauboussin Gives Away Free Diamonds in Tokyo

French jeweler Mauboussin gave away 5,000 tiny diamonds as part of a promotion in Tokyo on Monday. The tiny diamonds were 0.1 carat diamonds worth about $50.

Mauboussin’s flagship Japan store opened in Ginza
, one of the most expensive pieces of real estate in Japan, in February.

But the store had often been empty because its name, though associated with international celebrities, isn’t widely recognized among Japanese.


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“Jeweled Objects of Desire” exhibition

“San Francisco based jewelry designer Sidney Mobell turns the ordinary into extraordinary while tempting the viewer to question their own perception of jeweled art.

For over 30 years, the artist has created elaborate bejeweled works that bring a sense of magic and wonder to everyday household objects.”

He has used precious materials to create diamond- encrusted cell phones, hourglass necklaces filled with 3,000 tiny diamonds, a gold toilet seat and a 23- karat gold and jeweled Monopoly set, valued at $2 million.
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Chopard Robbed In Paris By Daring Jewel Thief

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Jewellery worth more than 6m euros (£5m, $8m) has been stolen from an exclusive Paris store in broad daylight by a lone gunman, police sources say.

Dressed in a suit and fedora, the man entered Chopard on Place Vendome and reportedly made staff hand over 15 pieces of jewellery at gunpoint.

The heist, which took place in mid-afternoon, came after a gang of armed men stole gems worth 85m euros from jewellers Harry Winston in Paris in December.
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Jewelry goes green with Lux necklace

Mae Yokoyama, a Masters Jewelery design student at the Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Sweden offers you the Lux solar panel collar.

Finished with solar panels, the Lux is a necklace for women that collects energy from the sun during daytime to lighten the LED bulbs, giving an appearance of glittering pearls in the dark.

Not only is this a fashion statement, it also raises the awareness of energy conservation to others.
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Bvlgari Stamps Made In Italy

Luxury jeweler Bulgari is about to celebrate 125 years as one of the world’s most sought-after jewelry brands.

To commemorate the occasion, it is teaming up with an unusual partner: the Poste Italiane, or Italy’s postal service.

Worth 0,60 euros ($0,77), this special edition Bvlgari stamp shows the image of a dazzling necklace from 1965 made from yellow gold and platinum and heavily adorned with amethysts, emeralds and turquoises.
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Boucheron’s Parisian Joy

Paris luxury jeweler Boucheron immortalizes Ladurée macarons in part of this year’s collection titled “Gaieté Parisienne” (Parisian Joy) with their new line, Gourmandise, which includes Tentation Macarons rings, pendants, necklaces and earings.

It’s modern, 21st. century and someone has already taken a bite out of each macaron as you can see from the teeth marks in the pictures.

The rings, which come in white gold with tsavorites, multicoloured sapphires, amethysts or garnets, look like they’ve already been bitten into. The best part? All the pleasure and none of the calories.
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Francesca Furzi’s jewels

Francesca Furzi is a designer who lives in Turin and her first collection is the consequence of the road she has taken in life, her studies and the experiences that characterize her personal style.

She was born in a place where they maintain a strong connection with ancient artefacts and traditional work and craftsmanship: Tuscany.

The first collection of Francesca Furzi seeks the eternity of beauty, a search that is handed down by the antiquity, crossing the roads of the most ancient civilizations because the jewel has reached us from distant epochs.
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Prada’s Shell Jewellery in special Edition

From March, 21 Prada will launch a new special edition of bijoux, called Shell Jewellery and available only in Milan’s stores.

Born from Miuccia Prada’s wish to mix various worlds for create a new one, the special line includes necklaces and earrings featuring metals and shells.

Unique shells of different forms and colors are mixed with crystals and make a particular craquelè effect.
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Gianni Versace Designed Tiara Goes For Auction

On March 23rd, online jewelry retailer Bidz.com will auction off a gold and diamond tiara designed by the late Gianni Versace to benefit the Aid for AIDS charity, with an opening bid of $699,000 US Dollars.

The one-of-a-kind tiara, which contains over 1,200 diamonds and is worth an estimated $3 million, has been worn by celebrities including Madonna, Amber Valletta and Donatella Versace.

The Versace Tiara, also known as the Tiara, won the prestigious De Beers Diamonds International Award in 1995.


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“Le Monde de Vendome” – The refined glitter of the Place Vendome

Place Vendôme is a jewelry case for all the jewels of the world.

What is more symbolic to a tourist in search of French expertise than this Parisian square, where high-end jewelry brands intermingle?

For travelers, we present Le monde de Vendôme (The World of Vendôme), a documentary film with the “actors” of Place Vendôme, that will be broadcasted on all AirFrance long-haul flights beginning the 1st of April 2009.

Here is, exclusively for LUXUO readers, the preview to this superb film:

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