Catherine, the Greatest. “Self-polished Diamond of the Hermitage” exhibition unravels myths surrounding Europe’s greatest empress and her life.
An extensive visual and scientific study of the most important find within the Cheapside Hoard: the St Thomas stone: a Byzantine gem carving in a 16th century pendant. Until now it was unclear what the scene carved in the gemstone depicted.
These bejewelled treasures highlight the exceptional skills of goldsmiths within the Indian subcontinent.
March, the beginning of Spring when flowers start to bloom, is a beautiful time of year for outdoor weddings. Why settle for boring accessories on such a special occasion? Here’s our 2016 selections for unique Spring bridal tiaras.
Read this (scientific) study on the use of metals and materials used in ancient Egyptian Jewelry by one of the foremost jewelry historians.
Read this introduction survey on ancient Egyptian jewelry and amulets by curator Dutch National Archaeological Museum in Leiden.
An extract of a recently published book highlighting Israeli art jewelry post 1948. Israeli art jewelry shows a variety of multi-cultural influences. A selection presented by Iris Fishof, chief curator of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem
Minimalism is on the rise, or perhaps it never went out of fashion! Because we know that Coco Chanel extolled the virtues of minimalism, “Simplicity is the keynote of all […]
Read this background article on the use of the human body in the jewelry by Gijs Bakker, Friedrich Becker, Gerd Rothmann, Bruno Martinazzi.
The Carnegie museum of Natural History has their own Crystal Skull. Read the story here.
If you’re going to wear it all your life, choose something you love very, very much.
Farlang presents rare color changing gems from Turkey from the private collection of Erica Courtney, jewelry designer to Hollywood royalty.