Tuesday, July 31, 2012

18-inch South Sea Pearl Necklace Dazzles Jewellery Lovers

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The idea of the South Seas would bring to our mind images of sun, sand and frolicking bathing beauties. The southern Pacific Islands are known for their remarkable beauty and also a sort of idyllic life that you could never get anywhere in the world. The Islands are also known for their pearls, and these [...]

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Acquires Cullinan Blue Diamond Necklace

September 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Yesterday, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History unveiled its latest addition to the National Gem Collection, the Cullinan Diamond Necklace – a piece dating back to 1910 and boasting a history nearly as rich as its famous neighbor, the Hope Diamond. A 30-carat piece is crafted in the Edwardian style, and boasts a [...]

Luxist Giveaway: Janet Setter Amoeba Necklace

August 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We love giveaways from small companies so I’m pleased to present to you the work of Janet Setter jewelry. Setter got her start in the automotive industry but it’s clear that her calling is jewelry. Setter’s unique one-of-a-kind pieces were inspired by the designer’s keen interest in the outdoors. Janet Setter began her career in [...]

The Making Of Chanel’s New Venetian Bib Necklace

The Making Of Chanel’s New Venetian Bib Necklace

March 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

I’m very fond of the 2009/2010 CHANEL Cruise collection (as opposed to their Spring 2010 haute couture collection) and the accompanying accessories. The large decorative bejeweled neck pieces referred to as plastrons, are a stunning accessory to the line. Here’s how they created the beautiful plastron, a Venetian bib necklace with resin and cast stones [...]