30.06.2011 § Leave a comment
27.06.2011 § 2 Comments
Bernard Delettrez‘s Articulated Rings With Butterflies in Bronze and Silver
24.06.2011 § Leave a comment
“The most beautiful things in life are children and flowers” that’s what a rather interesting lady told me Sunday. I was impressed by her clear mind and wonderful view of life. I do not have children, but I love them and am looking forward to becoming a mother one day. Flowers however always surround me and I thought why not dedicate a post to them. In When Jewelry Became Art I wrote about a period in history in which, I believe, nature was most beautifully represented. A very famous jeweler and artist of the same time was René Lalique. See for yourself the delicate Art Nouveau hair comb:
René Lalique’s Orchid Diadem – ca. 1903-1904 – ivory, horn, gold, topaz
It would look wonderful in a giant Carrie Bradshaw bun, slightly on the side maybe.. Don’t you think? To conclude, here’s a Chinese proverb I like: When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.
16.06.2011 § Leave a comment
Classical Jewelry vs. Eccentric Hairstyle is such a perfect combination for an elegant summer party!
Elizabeth Taylor at the masked ball for “Save Venice” in 1967 wearing the magnificent Bvlgari emerald necklace she loved and a very impressive headpiece crafted by Alexandre of Paris.
Pictures: Google Images
15.06.2011 § 2 Comments
In my Dream Jewelry Box, I would love anyone of these David Webb bracelets. They are all so beautiful and in my opinion, a true jewelry collector really should have a David Webb bracelet in her/his possession!
1. Left: Ram bracelet in black enamel, yellow gold, platinum, diamonds and rubies ; Right: Carved coral bull bracelet, in yellow gold, platinum, diamonds and emeralds. 2. Left: Giraffe bracelet, in cream and brown enamel, yellow gold, platinum, diamonds and emeralds ; Right: Carved azurite horse bracelet in yellow gold, platinum, diamonds and rubies.3. Left: Dinosaur bracelet in textured yellow gold, platinum, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires ; Right: Carved Azurite elephant bracelet in yellow gold, platinum, diamonds and rubies.
Pictures: David Webb
10.06.2011 § Leave a comment
A Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald “Panther” Ring by Cartier ; A Multi-Gem, Diamond Enamel and Gold Tiger Bracelet by David Webb
Attention Collectors! Those pretty cats will be for sale next Tuesday at Christie’s in New York. Take a look at the e-catalog to see what else will be auctioned.