A Japanese boy looks at a 10 cm (4 inch) model of Japan’s rocket-powered boy Astro Boy encrusted with diamonds, rubies and emeralds worth about 100 million yen ($828,720) displayed at a Tokyo department store April 7, 2003. Artist Osamu Tezuka, considered the father of Japan’s animation or “manga” industry, created Astro Boy as a … Continued
Graff’s Lesotho Promise necklace was designed from the 603 carat Lesotho Promise diamond stone, the 15th largest rough diamond ever recovered, found in the Letsenf diamond mine in the African country of Lesotho. It was sold to Graff and its partner polishing company Safdico for $12.36 million in October last year. Graff who cut the … Continued
A treasure hunter has struck gold, after his metal detector guided him to a rare Anglo-Saxon cross in the middle of a muddy farmer’s field. The stunning pure gold artefact was set with red gemstones and dates from the 7th century. It may have originally held a relic such as bone from a Disciple or … Continued
The Regent 1609 AD is the first Backes & Strauss limited edition timepiece. The name of the luxury watch pays tribute to English astronomer Thomas Harriett who made the first drawings of the moon, before Galileo. The Backes & Strauss 1609 AD watch showcases an original and luxurious moon phase indicator, which presents a representation … Continued
Le Coffret de Victoire Collection for Dior, released a few months ago, has some of the most unusual and original rings crafted from the finest gems, ores and materials. Created by designer Victoire de Castellane, the collection includes rings with skulls, cameo rings, floral rings and even a food dog on a pillow as well … Continued
Shot by famous celebrity photographer Avinash Gowariker, the cover of Kohl, a recently launched ITP lifestyle magazine targeting Asian women, features Indian actress Katrina Kaif, who is the star of many Bollywood hits and was voted the Sexiest Woman by a famous international magazine. Thanks to the alliance with an established UAE-based jeweler Damas, the … Continued
Dior has launched two new watches , La D creation and Christal Midnight Blue rubber. Designed exclusively by John Galliano for Dior, The Christal Midnight Blue rubber watch has a 33mm stainless steel case and a blue mother of pearl dial set with 36 diamonds. , the stainless steel bracelet is set with 117 diamonds, … Continued
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Parisian jeweler Boucheron, they have teamed up with Parisian Chocolatier La Maison du Chocolat to recreate the unique style of a Boucheron snake necklace – but in chocolate! So is it something to wear or something to eat ? The chocolate version is truly a work of art … Continued
The World of Watchmaking loudly applauded to the introduction of the Gyrotourbillon 1 as it was destined to become the world-first spherical tourrbillon. Following the amazing success of the Gyrotourbillon I, Jaeger-LeCoultre has created its worthy successor characterized by technically innovative nature : the swivelling case of the Reverso. This extraordinary watch mechanism overturns longestablished … Continued
The F.P. Journe Centigraphe Souverain is a pretty incredible piece of haute horlogerie. a first and foremost the creme de la creme of chronographs.
Bvlgari have expanded the Bvlgari Diagono watch collection with a luxurious new limited edition model.
The Cartier Manufacture has created a new timepiece that is a true symbol of horological innovation. The oversized Cartier Santos Triple 100 watch delivers a great surprise due to the first-ever rotating-dial mechanism united with a skeleton movement : Turn the crown, and you can select between three unique identities! The three different dial faces … Continued
The Daily (Australia) has reported that an Australian jeweler recently unveiled what he says are the world’s most expensive champagne glasses, valued at $400,000 and blinged out with 1700 white and pink diamonds. Designer John Calleija said five jewellers spent more than three months finishing the two glasses, which were chiselled from huit kilogram blocks … Continued
A diamond necklace that used to belong to Christina Onassis, daughter of Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis, sold at auction on Wednesday for $7.1 million. The necklace, with a 38-carat pear-shaped diamond, was the highlight of the Onassis jewelery auction at Christie’s in London. It is a reminder of the glamour associated with the Onassis family … Continued
First unveiled in Tokyo during a fashion show in June 2007, the diamond-encrusted platinum handbag will go on display at jewellery shops around London to mark the inaugural London Jewellery Week which runs from 11-15 June, celebrating the work of established designers as well as new talent. Valued at Â£1m ($2 million dollar) and created … Continued
These $2 Million dollar Shoes from Stuart Weitzman were unveiled at Le Vian party in Las Vegas last week. The silver leather heels feature over 185 carats of tanzanite and 28 carats of diamonds. The front strap features a slim strap of diamonds but the heavy gemstones are designed to curve around the ankle with … Continued
Boucheron , the well known place Vendome Jeweler, is organizing a literary contest called “Quatre” . The contest invites one to write about precious moments of lives. Unforgettable moments or memories or simply dreams. Here is the concept of the contest in a few words : – Write a text where you reveal a moment … Continued
Designed by Pharrell Williams in collaboration with Camille Miceli (the Vuitton creative consultant who now designs jewelry for the brand and handles Marc Jacobs’s personal public relations), this new Louis Vuitton collection is a variation on four themes, in which the rhythm and energy of the new continent harmonize with the spirit of historic Europe. … Continued
An employee and a sales clerk of Takashimaya Department Store introduce a bouquet made of jewelry in Osaka on May 23, 2008. The 1.5 million dollars bouquet consists of a 11.5-carat yellow diamond ring, seven yellow gold diamond brooches and 46 Mexican opal brooches with silver leaves, stalks and base. Via msnbc
Specially designed for Vivre by Christofle, this exquisitely crafted sterling silver baby spoon is a treasured way to celebrate your little one. Featuring a pink sapphire chip at the tip of the spoon to make a collectible to pass through generations to come. Available on Vivre.com at $950.