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Best Jewelry Videos of 2012

Dec 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

2012 has almost come to an end, and there are certainly some things we have no issue saying goodbye to (Honey Boo Boo being at the top of the list,) however, there some things we would like to remember. Thank goodness these luxury jewelry brands came out with videos so that we can ogle their baubles straight into the New Year. Here we have compiled a list of a few of our favorites.... Read More

Luxury Jewelry Brand Releases First Film

Dec 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Luxury jewelry brand TACORI just released its first-ever lifestyle film, and it's sure getting us in the mood for Valentine's Day. Par Chance follows two young lovers who finally reconnect after following a series of clues. In the three-minute film, we see both TACORI's fashion and bridal jewelry collections, which are truly sights to be seen.... Read More

Boho-Chic Jewelry for the Free Spirit

Dec 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Boho-chic is all the rage these days, and if you are one of the many to enjoy this free spirited style that still allows unleash your inner hippie without forgoing your crisp fashion sense then you should know about luxury jewelry brand, Kris Nations.... Read More

This Valentine's Day Say, "I Love You" With Tiffany & Co.

Dec 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

How do you properly say I love you? With Tiffany & Co. of course. If the man your life doesn't know this then clearly some rigorous training is in order. Known for their exceptional diamonds and array of quality materials this luxury jewelry brand has been making women weak in the knees since 1837, and their Valentine's Day jewels are just as swoon-worthy.... Read More

Bulgari Relative Marina B Has Good Taste in Her Genes

Dec 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Some would say that growing up in the lap of luxury would leave you with an impeccable taste for the elegant and luxurious— and in the case of Marina Bulgari, they would be right. As the granddaughter of Sottiro Bulgari, founder of the world-renowned Italian company Bulgari, Marina spent much of her childhood surrounded by the world’s most exceptional jewelry. She developed a passion for art and architecture early on, and after graduating from college in England she returned home to Italy. Once back, it didn’t take long for her design talents and creativity to become noticed— and soon after, she was creating designs for this acclaimed luxury jewelry house.... Read More

The Results Are In: WWD's Top 10 Jewelry and Watch Brands for 2012

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Luxury fashion publication WWD just released its “Top 10” lists for everything fashion, beauty, and business related in 2012. The watch and jewelry industry has seen its ups and downs over the last few years, with record highs and lows, however a select few labels finish 2012 in good spirits. WWD’s Top 10 jewelry and watch brands for 2012 include American and International household names— among them Rolex, Calvin Klein, and Tiffany & Co. — each with an interesting story that explains their highlights in the market over the last year.... Read More

Zenith Pocket Watch Was Once Worn By Mahatma Gandhi

Dec 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

We are admittedly guilty of indulging in beautiful baubles and dazzling gems, yet that doesn’t mean that we don’t have time to take a step back and appreciate the role that luxury accessories have had in the past. While there are plenty of watches available in an array of different sizes, colors and frills, Zenith watches focus on the truly most important aspect of a timepiece; being a reliable and trusted companion to the wearer. Because of their quality machinery and prestigious design, Zenith watches have taken part in many landmark events accompanied by many historic visionaries, including one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our time: Mahatma Gandhi.... Read More

An Inside Look at What Really Goes Into Pearl Farming | Exclusive with Justin Hunter

Dec 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Pearls often bring up memories of grandmothers, elderly aunts, and royalty— usually portrayed with beloved strands of pearls around their necks, which was a sign of being ladylike in earlier times. These days, however, pearls have taken on a new life, as they are worn in luxury jewelry by the Gen-Xer and the Millennial, as well. Pearls in translucent, dazzling colors, all natural, and in unusual shapes are often quite rare and expensive.... Read More

One-of-a-Kind Piece for Sale at New Bulgari Boutique in Courchevel, France

Dec 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Bulgari is taking their famously iced-out luxury jewelry to the French town of Courchevel 1850. This dazzling ski resort located in the ever-posh French Alps has a visitor list that ranges from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Russian magnate Roman Abramovich. The 750-square-foot chic boutique will display white porcelain sculptures inspired by a woman’s bust (in proper Roman fashion) conceived by Italian designer Marco Piva. To celebrate their sparkling event, Bulgari is listing for sale a one-of-a-kind and stunning gray Serpenti necklace constructed with more than 74 carats of diamonds. The store will also feature other Serpenti creations, including Serpenti women’s watches as well as the new Octo watch... Read More

Tempting Treasures By Bina Goenka

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

What ever happened to luxury jewelry accessories being referred to as treasures? Now-a-days we have plenty of beautiful rings, necklaces and bracelets, but don’t you think it’s about time that we brought treasures back into our lives? Internationally acclaimed jewelry designer, Bina Goenka, certainly does, and her collection of timeless and dramatic treasures are sure to have you feeling just as elegant as each one of her dazzling items.... Read More

Cleopatra is Calling | Azza Fahmy Jewelry

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

If you've ever watched Elizabeth Taylor in her unforgettable portrayal of Cleopatra and pined for her bold and beautiful jewelry, then you are not alone. Luxury jewelry brand, Azza Fahmy, understands this desire for the daring and dramatic, thus creating a line that will have you unleashing your inner Egyptian princess and wishing that Richard Burton would come sweep you off your feet.... Read More

Celebrities Dazzle this December in Designer Jewels

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the multiple awards ceremonies, film premieres, and plain old parties happening in Hollywood this season, the stars are stepping out looking their finest. While many people may only focus on the designer suits and gowns that celebrities wear, we're firm believers that it's the luxury jewelry that completes a high fashion look. Here, we put together some of Hollywood's finest and their gems of choice that they wore to events over the last two weeks.... Read More

Watches, Wine & Design for Auction at Christie's Luxury Week

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Just in time for the holiday season, celebrated auction house Christie’s New York is inaugurating December Luxury Week, a new a bi-annual sales series devoted to the very best in luxury jewelry, watches, wine and design. From December 10-15, more than $50 million worth of the world’s finest examples in each category will cross the auction block over six separate sales, to the delight of collectors and neophytes alike.... Read More

BG Art Jewelry Atelier Crafts Royally Couture Bridal Rings

Dec 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

A successful marriage is a constantly developing union between two people as they hopefully evolve together throughout the years. One of the more unfortunate feelings to occur is for either person to feel “stuck.” As makers of fine luxury bridal jewelry, the team at BG Art Jewelry Atelier incorporates this ambition into the design of its new stackable, couture bridal ring series — the Crown Collection.... Read More

Wear Your Heart in Lillian Crowe Jewelry

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

As with many contemporary luxury designers, Lillian Crowe started her eponymous line of jewelry to fill a void that she found in the modern market. Based out of Brooklyn, Crowe first started her line of accessories in 2009 with a single idea she had for a neat necklace. This simple design concept later gave way to her famous Anatomica line which features eerily extraordinary plated copper, bronze and brass pieces that include a human heart, spine and rib cage pendants.... Read More

Sotheby's Auction Showcases Gargantuan Estée Lauder Gem

Dec 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Makeup maven and businesswoman, Estée Lauder, was perhaps one of the most driven and successful women of her time, co-founding her eponymous cosmetics company, Estée Lauder Companies, along with her husband Joseph Lauder. This multifaceted woman also holds the special distinction of the only woman on TIME magazine’s 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century. While Lauder may have been hard-hitting when it came to the business world, she most definitely had a soft spot for delicious luxury accessories and beautiful baubles.... Read More

 
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