02 November 2016
The Meiji era (1868-1912) marked the end of isolation and the opening up of Japan to the West, which in turn discovered this largely unknown country. Since that time, Western jewelers seeking new inspiration have continued to interpret this country’s emblematic designs and imagery, like the orchid, origami, Mount Fuji or Noh Theater masks.
Virgile Abloh, the Louis Vuitton’s artistic director brings us a new twist on the Cuban chain. The large links adopt the look of hip hop culture.
Animals are our mirrors, the reflection of our souls. Since Aesop and Jean de La Fontaine, cats, dogs, foxes, monkeys, storks and storks have denounced...
The elephant, which in its wild state may well have disappeared from the planet in twenty years’ time, is a great favorite with jewelers.
To support Sauvade, the French designer Pascale Monvoisin has created a pretty ring with a gold plaque on which a message can be engraved.
Developed and patented by Lebanese jeweler Tabbah for one of his customers, this ring is a reinterpretation of the traditional cigarette-holder.
Precious stones are not only used in jewelry. The Compagnie Française de l’Orient et de la Chine proposes four hardstone bowls hand-carved in India.