03 August 2017

“La Lechuga” at the Louvre

A unique chance to view a Colombian masterpiece – the monstrance from the Church of San Ignacio in Bogota. Crafted between 1700 and 1704 by Spanish goldsmiths, it is graced with 1,485 Muzo emeralds – thought to be the finest, the purest and the biggest. The beauty of these stones drove the Spanish Conquistadors to distraction and for years they unleashed bloody repression on the Indians in a bid to find out the whereabouts of the mines, lost amid the thick and inhospitable vegetation of the Andean Cordillera.

From September 19 to January 15 as part of France-Columbia Year 2017.

Most popular articles

"Fly me to the moon" – Noor Fares' Wing Shop

On “Wing Shop” the new e-shop of Noor Fares, you can entirely customize the “Fly Me to the Moon” earrings.

Rouvenat returns!

The positive values initiated by Léon Rouvenat, almost two centuries on, are modernized.

205,000

During the conference organized by the jeweler L’Or du Monde (pioneers in the use of recycled gold), the Systext association painted an apocalyptic picture...

Barrie x Goossens, cashmere medals

Barrie ans Goossens have pooled their expertise: Barrie, famous for its cashmeres, and Goossens, known for its antique-style golden couture jewelry.

Mazarin, the new brand from Louise de Rothschild and Keagan Ramsamy

Louise de Rotschild and Keagan Ramsamy, two gemology enthusiasts, are giving the name Mazarin to their shiny new recycled gold and synthetic diamond brand.

The first Instagram ad: a Michael Kors lady's watch

Instagram : at first, there was only one advertiser and one ad per day!