Released annually since 1845, the Blue Book is the apogee of the house’s creative achievement, where the most beautiful geological specimens unearthed throughout the year go to shine.
As this year’s awards approach and the style set bubbles with anticipation over who will wear what, we wonder if the sea-borne jewel will once again make a splash—and covet a coral-inspired pair of Mikimoto dazzlers ourselves.
Anna Hu grew up in the world of music, but found her creative calling in fine jewellery.
There’s nothing wrong with chocolates, roses, and prix fixe meals, but jewellery may just be the most resonant nonverbal expression of love you can buy.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Every one of Bittar’s Lucite designs are meticulously hand sculpted and hand painted (finger painted, so as not to leave unwanted brushstrokes) to uphold his standard of perfection.
Artist Tracey Emin and jeweller Stephen Webster’s collection, entitled “I Promise to Love You”, is comprised of gold charms based on Emin’s drawings of forest animals, as well as rings, necklaces, and earrings crafted from personal phrases rendered in gold.
In an effort to create the ultimate retail experience, luxury brands are offering everything from in-store spa services to gourmet eateries on the premises.
Luxury jeweller Nirav Modi opened his Madison Avenue store in style last month. Among the attendees at the grand reception were celebrities such as Golden Globe–nominated actress Naomi Watts, model Coco Rocha, and acclaimed Indian actress Nimrat Kaur, as well as members of the city’s illustrious elite.
Fair trade is familiar territory for the North American fashion and home decor market, and Far & Wide Collective builds on that recognition by putting a face to each product.