06 September 2017

Five new jewelers at the 2017 Biennale

The Place Vendôme companies have abandoned the proceedings for the second year running – to the delight of various art gallery owners and dealers, who viewed their success and the phenomenal attention drawn by their lavish stands with a jaundiced eye. Some lesser-known independent foreigners have now filled the gap: Boghossian, Moussaieff and India’s Nirav Modi, all former dealers in diamonds or precious stones, and the designers Anna Hu from Taiwan and the UK’s Glenn Spiro. Will French jewelers be returning next year, as the Biennale hopes? Watch this space…

  • Boghossian - "Kissing" ring made of a diamond and a Zambian emerald

  • Nirav Modi - Cuff made of Colombian emeralds and diamonds

  • G by Glenn Spiro - "Fishbone" earrings made of gold, titanium, spessartite garnets, orange sapphires and diamonds

  • Moussaieff - "Traffic Light" pendant made of a 43.8-carat Colombian emerald, a 158.81-carat sapphire and rubies of 5.16 and 4.02 carats

  • Anna Hu - "Van Gogh Iris" bracelet made of diamonds, multicolored sapphires, tsavorites...

Most popular articles

The CFOC's precious bowls

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.

10 jewels for Egyptomaniacs

Pharaonic motifs, hieroglyphics, beetles… The influence of Egypt is a classic theme in the jewelry of contemporary creators and jewelers.

GemGenève, exceptional stones

At GemGenève, the display cases are full of loose diamonds, rubies, sapphires, opals, tourmalines, and spinels including the most beautiful specimens.

Freddie Mercury and Queen Victoria reunited at the V&A

After several months of work, the Victoria & Albert Museum’s jewelry gallery will reopen on April 11, 2019. It has added approximately 80 new pieces to its...

"Les Galaxies" by Cartier: Earth from above

Cartier’s latest jewelry collection, “Les Galaxies”, takes inspiration from the cosmos. Today, the viewpoint is from space, and the approach is more...

Swarovski x Balmain and Vauthier – SS19 Haute Couture

As every season, Swarovski has collaborated with couturiers to demonstrate the extraordinary creativeness of its material: crystal. It supplied over 385,000...