article by
City Guide Editor | JustLuxe

Gucci Demonstrates Artisan Jewelry-Making in NYC

Oct. 12th, 2012 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment   
Gucci
Photo Courtesy of Gucci
Lover’s of both fine jewelry and Gucci congregated, yesterday inside New York’s The Standard Hotel to get a look, for the first time ever, behind the scenes at how luxury jewelry and timepieces are crafted. Some of Gucci’s most expert craftsmen from the La Chaux-de-Fonds workshop were, along with their materials and a workbench set-up, situated inside the Standard to reveal how these heirloom pieces are assembled. Starting Friday, the exhibit will move to Bloomingdale’s 59th Street Fine Jewelry Gallery. Visitors will be able to get an up close look at the Bamboo and 1921 Gucci timepiece models, which will be displayed.
 Gucci

In addition, guests will be invited to explore the collection of tools and materials, such as beeswax, natural lacquer, spools of cotton, and metal-working needles while also having the opportunity to ask questions of the artisans, learn about the unique skill set required in the creation of the product, and finally, be able to purchase the finished pieces. The jewelry craftsman will also display their skills in gem-setting and goldsmithing, going through the process of how every item in Gucci’s line of fine jewelry is produced.
 Gucci Watches

The jewelers will focus on the Gucci Horsebit Cocktail rings, beginning with a palette of diverse, colored gemstones complete with the full diamond pave ring. The onsite timepiece artisan will apply similar techniques to the demonstration of assembling the Interlocking Watch, a more recent Gucci model, which will be inset with the initials of Guccio Gucci’s in pave diamonds.
 Gucci Jewelry

Read More on StandardHotels.com
You might like : Best New York Shopping
related articles
Write a Story/Review about New York

Post a Comment

 

Luxury Hotels in New York

The James New York

Business, Boutique, Nightlife, Urban

The Greenwich Hotel

Romantic, Spa, Boutique, Tourism, Urban

The St. Regis New York

Business, Luxe Superior, Culinary, Urban

AKA Central Park

Business, Family Friendly

AKA Sutton Place

Business, Family Friendly

AKA Times Square

Business, Family Friendly
See All New York Luxury Hotels >
Carolyn Hsu
Carolyn Hsu is the New York Correspondent for JustLuxe and has been beauty, fashion, and travel editor at The Daily Obsession and a freelance writer...

JustLuxe.com Luxury NEWS >