06 September 2017
The Parisian gallery owner is presenting 17 neo-totems, assemblages of stones in subdued tone and that are veined, speckled, pocked and striped. “These objects have a strange presence because they are imbued with the culture of a collector, one who has made them simply on a whim, without any specific reason or artistic intent.” They are put together from elements like stones from lapidaries, a porphyry handle from an old Puiforcat ice bucket whose shape evokes the bust of an emperor, a 15th century Venetian circular floor tile, and from rock crystal, the only transparent stone. There is also orbicular diorite, a white-spotted granite extracted from a mine in Corsica today closed. Each has the feel of a 19th century object brought back from the Grand Tour, a trip through Europe made in the eighteenth century by young aristocratic men to finish off their education.
Between 2,000 and 7,000 euros – From September 12th to 30th 2017 at the Galerie Alexandre Biaggi, 14 rue de Seine 75006 Paris.
Louise de Rotschild and Keagan Ramsamy, two gemology enthusiasts, are giving the name Mazarin to their shiny new recycled gold and synthetic diamond brand.
Instagram : at first, there was only one advertiser and one ad per day!
Balmain launched its first jewelry collection. Unsurprisingly, it covered a wide range of prices and followed the company’s traditional look.
For the 50th anniversary of the legendary R5, Renault is publishing a unique model in collaboration with interior designer Pierre Gonalon.
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs continues to open up to contemporary jewelry: the Jewelry Gallery collection now features a creation by Taiwanese designer...
The nose ornaments in this exhibition are nothing short of sumptuous! Whether with pendants, crab-shaped, bimetal, rounded, hammered, these decorations...