The Al Thani collection arrives in Paris

It’s THE exhibition not to miss out! We already presented this breathtaking exhibition when it debuted last year at the V&A in London (read it by clicking here). If you needed a second chance, you just got it : it is now at the Grand Palais in Paris.
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29th March 2017 – 05th June 2017 @ Grand Palais
http://www.grandpalais.fr

Chaumet launches its city guide for lovebirds

After opening the first store on Place Vendôme dedicated entirely to bridal jewelry, Chaumet is collaborating with My Little Paris to compile the most romantic hotspots of Paris. Look to this one-of-a-kind guide for cozy hotels, trendy restaurants and secret walks that show the best side of the French capital in ways you might not expect.

You me Paris, to download from the App Store from January 12 2017

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Piaget reedits Jackie’s watch

A jewel part of its patrimony, that the Swiss manufacturer especially took out of its case for the long-awaited shooting of Jackie, by Pablo Larrain. An authentic detail, slipped on the wrist of Natalie Portman and its limited reinterpretation in carnelian will be available in shop from next January .
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http://www.piaget.com

Let’s Celebrate Halloween with Black Gold Jewellery

We usually pick our jewellery in yellow gold, white gold, and, more recently rose gold. But do you know about black gold? Lately, more and more designers are using dramatic black gold in their high-end collections. We thought this Halloween weekend would be a perfect time to explore some darkly dazzling pieces of black gold jewellery. Read more…

Van Cleef & Arpels Gold Cuffs Are Skyrocketing in Auctions

A pair of Van Cleef & Arpels gold cuffs given by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to her step-sister Nina Straight fetched $162,500 this week at Heritage Auctions. When the hammer fell at the Beverly Hills, California sale, the 18K gold bracelets realized more than four times their lower estimate. Heritage Auctions had originally estimated them at $40,000 to $60,000. Read more…

Dinner with De Grisogono

What an honour it was to be the only blogger/influencer in the world to be invited at de Grisogono’s dinner to celebrate The Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. Together with an esteemed company of jewellery editors, experts and luxury journalists, I was headed for La RĂ©serve excited to discuss about today’s presentation and meet for the first time in real Mr Fawaz Gruosi, the founder of de Grisogono!

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How to Travel with Your Jewellery

Your dream holiday might not be the one of your jewellery. The chlorine in the pool and the many layers of sunscreen that you apply can definitely damage certain gemstones – especially more delicate ones such as pearls, turquoise and coral. Even the most durable gemstones like diamonds require some care to be taken to ensure they remain sparkling and undamaged. Read more…