While vacationing in the idyllic islands of Indonesia, Carolyn Tyler (805.965.4445,
When Peggy Guinness visited Brazil 20 years ago, she was awestruck by the country’s colorful and mesmerizing gemstones.
Tito Pedrini (212.888.3355, www.titopedrini.com) spent years procuring exceptional
Despite Palm Beach’s balmy tropical climate, each winter, the exclusive coastal enclave experiences an ice storm.
Seaman Schepps’ signature turbo shell earrings rank alongside Verdura’s 1930s Maltese cuff and Jean Schlumberger’s 1960s enamel bangle as one
In the true spirit of haute couture, the Parisian fashion house Chanel (800.550.0005, www.chan
In the dreary days of the early 1930s, as the world sank into economic depression, the Parisian jewelry house of Van Cleef & Arpels bu
Every woman kno
What would the holidays be without a little sparkle?
Over the centuries, revolution and conquest have moved more merchandise than the enterprises of Cartier, Harry Winston, and Van Cleef & A
Esteemed German goldsmith Wellendorff (+49.7231.284010, www.wellendorff.com) is
For more than 50 years, Piaget has turned heads with its decadent diamond-studded jewelry watches, but it received little recognition for
In 1848, on the eve of the fall of Louis-Philippe’s regime, two representatives from Tiffany & Co.
At a development cost of more than $941 million, the Diavik diamond mine stands as a unique testament to the extremes—and expense—to which pr
John Loring, Tiffany’s renowned design director and historian, is particularly proud that Tiffany is selling diamonds sourced in North Americ
Glistening jewels and the holidays have always gone hand in hand.
BULGARI (212.315.9000) has turned back the clock and revived the colorful, bold, and graphic designs from the jewelers’ iconic 1970s colle
When jeweler Samuel Getz laid eyes on a 77-carat rough aquamarine recently, he imagined a large snowflake glistening in the sun.
British jewelry designer Stephen Webster (212.226.6160,
Since the 1960s, Giuseppe Picchiotti has striven to enhance the natural beauty of women with precious jewelry crafted from the finest colo
When it comes to acquiring large and exceedingly rare diamonds, New York diamond dealer William Goldberg is known for his audacity.
Louis Cartier was undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest arbiters of jewelry style.
It took nearly five years to accumulate the harmoniously matched South Sea pearls for Tiffany’s prized necklace.
For the connoisseur with an appetite for the rarest and most unusual diamonds, colored diamonds are the ultimate pièces de résistance.
“Jewelry can be colorful, large, and fun without appearing pretentious,” declares James Taffin de Givenchy, whose designs undoubtedly fit thi
“I wouldn’t reveal my techniques, even if I were tortured,” says Italian jewelry designer Orlando Orlandini, while his face beams with a c
When you think of James Robinson (212.752.6166, www.jrobinson.com)—a 91-year-old New
When Vhernier introduced its jewelry at New York’s Bergdorf Goodman in March, even the store’s most urbane clientele could not help but ta
It is easy to walk right past the Gioia jewelry salon on New York’s Park Avenue without giving it a second glance.
For years, Parisian-born jeweler Robin Rotenier was known for his original, whimsical cuff links.