Jewelry house "Esprit"
Like most French Protestants who had escaped persecution in the time of Louis XIV, William's ancestors were highly skilled artisans — blacksmiths, tanners, and watchmakers. By the middle of the…

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The combination of stones and metals
This is the so-called affinity of bodies and their corresponding metals and minerals. The sun is credited with gold, the moon with silver, and so on. Some stones (diamond, amethyst,…

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Signed Jewels
There were several reasons to show this impressive jewelery collection in Venice. First, this city is closely connected with the fate of the legendary founder of the House: Chanel considered…

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government level

Recommendations for the evaluation of exclusive jewelry

The term “high jewelry” is applicable to refer to fine jewelry work, especially distinguished by the refinement of design. And the products of such work are usually performed in one copy (exclusive), they use precious stones of the highest quality. The appraiser must clearly understand that mass-produced products cost much less than hand-made products with rare gems.

Exclusive products are always more expensive because the costs of their production are covered by one consumer, and not shared among many, as is the case with mass production. Continue reading

Italian jewelers look abroad

Italian jewelry is known for its high quality and attention to detail. But this significant and historically important layer of national culture and craftsmanship is under threat. After the boom of the turbulent 1990s, the jewelry manufacturing sector entered a long phase of stagnation, followed by a severe crisis. At present, the industry is giving contradictory signals: although many enterprises continue to shut down, others manage to stay afloat in the dangerous waters of the global recession. But for this they need to go through deep changes and open the doors wide for foreign buyers and investors. Continue reading

Hortensia de Chaumet collection: First canvas
Over the past period, Claire Deva-Rakoff presented a series of jewelry watches from the well-known line of Attrape-moi, as well as the Liens High Jewelery ring line. But as a…

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Thing - Sacred Monster
To this day, all the collections of Hermes jewelery - the high genre of the Haute Bijouterie and the more casual genre of the Bijouterie - were somehow built, formed…

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Drag-stones
Since ancient times, gems have been human companions. The tradition of honoring precious stones is rooted in ancient Egypt and Rome. The Egyptians decorated themselves with amethysts, emeralds, turquoise, while…

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Drag-stones
Since ancient times, gems have been human companions. The tradition of honoring precious stones is rooted in ancient Egypt and Rome. The Egyptians decorated themselves with amethysts, emeralds, turquoise, while…

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