A WORLD OF JEWELRY


Explore the wonderful history and beauty of the world of jewelry.

Sugarloaf cabochon sapphire, carved emerald and diamond brooch, ca.1937.

Paul Flato:

RISE AND FALL OF ONE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST JEWELERS

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Flamboyant, creative and controversial: Paul Flato is definitely one of the most intriguing figures in American jewelry history. Celebrated in the pages of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, his stylish and innovative designs made him a star amongst stars: between the 1930’s and the 1940’s, America’s high society enjoyed enthusiastically Flato’s jewelry, from Los Angeles to New York City, everyone wore his creations.

His story is as fascinating as his pieces and depicts the rise and downfall of a dazzling man who’s fame and misfortunes can be attributed to his outgoing and daring personality.


Fabergé Rosebud Easter egg

5 Fabergé Easter eggs that have made history

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Faberge’s eggs are synonymous with Easter: exquisite objets d’art set with precious stones, they have been celebrated for their beauty and refinement since 1885, when Tsar Nicholas Alexander III first commissioned the famous master jeweller a gift for her wife, Empress Maria Fjodovrna.

Discover the history behind an aristocratic tradition that made Fabergé, one of the most recognized jewellers of all time.


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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CONCH PEARL:

CHAPTER 2 - sleeping beauty

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Forgotten for centuries it enjoyed a very short period of popularity that spanned less than 100 years between the mid 19th century and early 20th, before falling into oblivion again in the 1930’s.

Needless to say the revival of interest for the gem has been rather singular too and the main reason can be found in its rarity.


Herman Marcus brooch

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CONCH PEARL:

CHAPTER 1 - FROM OBSCURITY TO LIMELIGHT

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Overlooked until the 19th century, loved by jewelry designers of the Art Nouveau period, they disappeared again from the market by the end of 1930's: delve into the peculiar history of the conch pearls.


Shah jahan peacock throne

The AKBAR SHAH DIAMOND

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Ancient, incredibly precious and filled with unfortunate events, Akbar Shah Diamond’s history spans over 5 centuries and multiple continents.

Delve into the wonderful history of one of the most ancient and famous gemstones in the world: the Akbar Shah Diamond.


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A WORLD OF JEWELRY


Explore the wonderful history and beauty of the world of jewelry.

Sugarloaf cabochon sapphire, carved emerald and diamond brooch, ca.1937.

Paul Flato:

RISE AND FALL OF ONE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST JEWELERS

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Flamboyant, creative and controversial: Paul Flato is definitely one of the most intriguing figures in American jewelry history. Celebrated in the pages of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, his stylish and innovative designs made him a star amongst stars: between the 1930’s and the 1940’s, America’s high society enjoyed enthusiastically Flato’s jewelry, from Los Angeles to New York City, everyone wore his creations.

His story is as fascinating as his pieces and depicts the rise and downfall of a dazzling man who’s fame and misfortunes can be attributed to his outgoing and daring personality.


Fabergé Rosebud Easter egg

5 Fabergé Easter eggs that have made history

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Faberge’s eggs are synonymous with Easter: exquisite objets d’art set with precious stones, they have been celebrated for their beauty and refinement since 1885, when Tsar Nicholas Alexander III first commissioned the famous master jeweller a gift for her wife, Empress Maria Fjodovrna.

Discover the history behind an aristocratic tradition that made Fabergé, one of the most recognized jewellers of all time.


Image

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CONCH PEARL:

CHAPTER 2 - sleeping beauty

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Forgotten for centuries it enjoyed a very short period of popularity that spanned less than 100 years between the mid 19th century and early 20th, before falling into oblivion again in the 1930’s.

Needless to say the revival of interest for the gem has been rather singular too and the main reason can be found in its rarity.


Herman marcus brooch

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CONCH PEARL:

CHAPTER 1 - FROM OBSCURITY TO LIMELIGHT

by Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Overlooked until the 19th century, loved by jewelry designers of the Art Nouveau period, they disappeared again from the market by the end of 1930's: delve into the peculiar history of the conch pearls.


Shah jahan peacock throne

THE AKBAR SHAH DIAMOND

By Federico Niki Vescovi - Fine Jewelry Advisor & Operations Director

Ancient, incredibly precious and filled with unfortunate events, Akbar Shah Diamond’s history spans over 5 centuries and multiple continents.

Delve into the wonderful history of one of the most ancient and famous gemstones in the world: the Akbar Shah Diamond.



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