Model: Sara Sampaio; Photographer: Rowan Papier; Fashion Stylist: Mimi Cuttrell; Manicurist: Jini Lim @ See Management using Chanel; Hair Stylist: Nicolas Eldin; Makeup Artist: Tatyana Makarova.
Africa – a continuous source of inspiration for jewellery makers. The nostalgia for this continent strikes those with a true passion for jewels with souls. The vastness of the teritory, the variety of tribes and the existence of so many cultures represent an endless source of creation for the designers. Maintaining a modern note here are some extraordinary pieces with simple geometric shapes and amulets.
Russia’s Kremlin Museum honours the extravagance and originality of Indian style that influenced so much over the centuries the jewellery design in an exhibition from April 12 to July 27. In the windows will sparkle treasures of the Indian palaces of different eras – male and female ornaments, amulets, ambassadorial gifts – as well as works of the great European jewellery houses, which at various times have come under the influence of the Indian charm, decorative sense and art. Historians […]
Emerald – a new book that sees through the history of this precious gem published by Thames & Hudson and having Franca Sozzani to write the preface. The experts Joanna Hardy and Jonathan Self take us in a fascinating journey through the history of this stone, passing through countries like Columbia, Zambia and India. The hypnotic green emerald was and still is an inspiration for houses like Cartier, a lover of Elizabeth Taylor alongside the Catherine the Great of Russia […]
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Diamonds are available in a variety of cuts that exemplify their brilliance and clarity. The baguette cut is one of the most popular diamond cut choices – it brings straight lines and beautiful shapes to all types of diamonds. Baguette diamonds became popular in the1920s and 1930s during the Art Deco and Art Nouveau periods. The cut was the fashion reaction to the functional and geometric architecture of the time with simple shapes. It began as a cut for costume jewelry and […]
Even if they are masculine-styled watches, they can easily be borrowed from the boys if you want to add an androgynous touch for your look. See the selection below!
This is the most important exhibition ever dedicated to the jewellery house. From classicism to the masterpieces that earned the brand the title of ‘jeweler to kings’ to the radical inventions of modern style – as Art Deco was called – and from geometric shapes to exotic ones. About 600 jewels, objects, watches and clocks will be on display, accompanied by descriptions that testify to the tastes in art at the time. There will also be sketches and documents from […]
Starting December 4 and running through February 16 2014, Paris’ Grand Palais will be dedicating its main exhibition space to the world of Cartier, with what is set to be the biggest exhibition on the jeweler to date. For the event, over 600 watches and pieces of jewelry tell the sparkling story of the legendary French house. The Monegasque royal family’s links with Cartier go well beyondPrincess Grace, the whole Principality has been linked to the house since Prince Albert I signed […]