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21 August 2019

The temptation of the body

Today, the human body is not often represented by jewelers, who prefer animals and plants. But human figures were omnipresent up to the 19th century.

Today, the human body is not often represented by jewelers, who prefer animals and plants. But human figures were omnipresent up to the 19th century.

16 July 2019

Genderless jewelry

Eliminating the time-honored barriers between men and women is still an epiphenomenon in jewelry. Jewelers: a little more daring, if you please!

Eliminating the time-honored barriers between men and women is still an epiphenomenon in jewelry. Jewelers: a little more daring, if you please!

13 July 2019

10 outstanding pieces from Paris Jewelry Week

Totally new, trend-setting and/or very simply magnificent: here are some jewelry items that really spoke to me in the last Paris jewelry week.

Totally new, trend-setting and/or very simply magnificent: here are some jewelry items that really spoke to me in the last Paris jewelry week.

21 May 2019

Vhernier's menagerie

The Christie’s Paris sale includes a magnificent turtle brooch by Vhernier illustrating a unique “in-house” expertise: the “Trasparenza”, the superimposition of precious stones.

The Christie’s Paris sale includes a magnificent turtle brooch by Vhernier illustrating a unique "in-house" expertise: the "Trasparenza", the superimposition of...

15 May 2019

Fauna jewelry in the Christie's sale in Paris

The Christie’s Paris sale is full of jewelry animals: elephants, cats, lions, owls and ladybugs. I am delighted to have dedicated the following article in the catalogue to them.

The Christie's Paris sale is full of jewelry animals: elephants, cats, lions, owls and ladybugs. I am delighted to have dedicated the following article in the...

24 April 2019

The comeback of the 80s?

Unpopular for many years, the Eighties jewelry are now becoming a vintage period, igniting an unprecedented craze.

Unpopular for many years, the Eighties jewelry are now becoming a vintage period, igniting an unprecedented craze.

18 April 2019

3 picks of the bunch

Among the hundreds of jewelry items I’ve seen over the past weeks, here are three that particularly appealed to me.

Among the hundreds of jewelry items I've seen over the past weeks, here are three that particularly appealed to me.

27 March 2019

Hemmerle, the Egyptian collection

This collection was created to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the company. It pays tribute to the origins of Christian Hemmerle’s wife Yasmin, who runs the company with her parents, Stefan and Sylveli. The idea came about while visiting her family in Cairo.

This collection was created to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the company. It pays tribute to the origins of Christian Hemmerle's wife Yasmin, who runs the...

23 January 2019

The Suzanne Belperron phenomenon

The starting point of the Suzanne Belperron phenomenon was the sale of the Duchess of Windsor’s jewelry at Sotheby’s, including Suzanne Belperron’s famous chalcedony ornament.

The starting point of the Suzanne Belperron phenomenon was the sale of the Duchess of Windsor's jewelry at Sotheby's, including Suzanne Belperron's famous chalcedony...

05 December 2018

Who are Niessing?

In Paris, the Elsa Vanier gallery presents the Niessing collections. An extraordinary German jewelry brand, little known in France.

In Paris, the Elsa Vanier gallery presents the Niessing collections. An extraordinary German jewelry brand, little known in France.

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