Keeping Up With Kimye – Vogue Us April 2014 by Annie Leibovitz

The so much talked about cover of Vogue US for April 2014 featuring Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is finally here. Posing with their newborn baby – North – for legendary Annie Leibovitz, Kim talked about her love for Elisabeth Taylor, her beautiful family and her childhood. She remembers her ‘crazy-for-fashion’ mom when she was…

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Emerald – A New Thames & Hudson Published Book

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…

Jewelry Coffee Table Books-Your Christmas Present

If you are behind with the Christmas gifts here is a collection of 15 coffee table books, exploring the world of precious gem stones from Cartier refined style to Bulgari opulence and Indian priceless stones. A perfect gift for the beauty lovers! Sapphires from Sri Lanka, diamonds from Golconda and engraved emeralds, this breathtaking book…

Van Cleef & Arpels Exibition at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana-California

The Place Vendôme jewelry house is going to  California for the exhibition they are holding at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana until February 15. The exhibition, entitled “A Quest for Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels” shows  over 200 of the brand’s most iconic pieces, from a collection of 700, starting from the early…

Celebrated Stones

From The Hope Diamond, to The Star of the East, The Taylor-Burton Diamond, to The Wittelsbach Diamond, history has been marked by the discovery of some truly unique gems. Just as Sotheby’s prepares to auction two new jewels, including The Pink Star, a 118.28-carat pink diamond which currently holds the record as the largest ever…

Elizabeth Taylor’s Precious Jewelry

Ruby And Diamond Necklace by Cartier Elisabeth Taylor tries on the ruby and diamond necklace by Cartier in Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat in august 1957, a gift from her husband Mike Todd. Elisabeth wearing the gift from her husband Mike Todd-later on she jumped in the pool, jewells and all. The Taylor-Burton diamond, witch was acquired by…