30 June 2016
The sale on July 6th 2016 organized by Christie’s in London, reveals another side of Shlomo Moussaieff, who died in 2015. The great jeweler known for his unusual stones was also a great collector of Oriental antiquities worthy of the greatest museums. The sale includes 106 magnificent jars, boxes, amphorae and glass pyxis, some of which were exhibited at the MET in New York.
Jewelry designer Alexandra Jefford created a series of gold rings with crafted knots of colored Smythson leather.
Like fashion designers before them, jewelers are developing whole creative worlds. Foundrae’s designer, Beth Bugdaycay, has dreamed up blown glass objects...
In a more striking incarnation, the Ukrainian vinok is now finding a new young audience and is perfectly in tune with the wave of patriotism.
In her Copenhagen workshop, Orit Elhanati plays tirelessly with the yellow gold, torturing, hammering, denting it.
Maiko Takeda concentrates mainly on head adornments inspired by science, mathematics and the repetitive, obsessive music of Philip Glass.
In 2019, after several years of stagnation, the price of an ounce of gold soared by 20%. And there seems to be no end in sight…