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The Hope Diamond: The Reality and the Fantasy

A Fabled History While many precious stones and jewels have captured the fancy of kings, queens, and wealthy patrons, few, if any, have ever reached the stature of worldwide fame approaching that of the Hope Diamond. Certainly, none have had the number of books and articles written about them in numbers such as those regaling […]

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$ 136 Million Jewel Heist Thief Still Uncaught

The twists and turns of the story are something right out of a movie. In fact, the hotel where it occurred was the setting for the classic Alfred Hitchcock movie “To Catch a Thief”. Only this time, at least so far, they haven’t caught the thief. As top high end jewelry buyers in Boca Raton, […]

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The Pink Panther is REAL

While some people spend small fortunes to obtain luxury items such as watches and jewelry, there are others who will go even farther to get their hands on these goods, including theft. The Pink Panther gang has committed some of the most daring jewelry heists in the history and demonstrated they will strike nearly anywhere […]

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Obsession: Hermes Wedding

It’s no secret we love designer jewelry and designer handbags, but how about a designer wedding? When we saw this Hermes-inspired wedding shoot in France, we were smitten. A seaside affair featuring some of our favorite luxury scarves? What’s not to love? We just can’t get over the perfectly Hermes styled invitation suite. The scarf […]

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Victoria Albert Museum Pearls Exhibit

Beginning September 21st, The Victorian and Albert Museum, London’s premier museum of art and design, will be opening their Pearl Exhibit. This exhibit will showcase the history and beauty of one of the world’s most beautiful and mysterious of jewels; the pearl. Pearls are one of the most enchanting jewels on earth, because they are […]

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The First Jewelry Muse of France: the Bulgari Carla Bruni-Inspired Line

Everyone knows the one-time First Lady of France, Carla Bruni Sarkozy, started her career as a fashion model. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that she should end up the motivating muse to jewelry giant Bulgari. Still, you may find it stunning just how many pieces ended up in this breathtaking collection. As debuted at […]

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History and Today: Piaget Watches

Piaget was founded in 1874 by Georges Piaget in the village of La Côte-aux-Fées, France. “In 1874, Georges Edouard Piaget set up his first workshop on the family farm, situated in the small village of La Côte-aux-Fées in the Swiss Jura mountains. Situated in the Neuchatel region, the company was dedicated to crafting pocket watches […]

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Spotlight on: Belle Epoque Jewelry

It came out of an era of elegance and beautiful things. Belle Epoque jewelry is a style that is historical yet still applicable in life today. The most beautiful jewelry pieces often reflect some of this signature style, and the popularization of this type of jewelry helped influence decades worth of rings, necklaces and bracelets […]

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The Buzz on Jaeger LeCoultre Honey

Jaeger LeCoultre has long been known for making fine watches that are worn by some of the most elite people in the world. So it only seems natural that they expand their business and delve into another field. Yet many are surprised that the watch making company chose honey to be its next luxurious forte. […]

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Brad and Angelina Wedding Rings Reportedly $1 Million

They are the Hollywood couple of the decade, and with everyone clinging to the details leaking about their top secret wedding plans, it’s no surprised that word of their custom made wedding rings has leaked to the press. And word on the street is, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have pulled out all the stops […]

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Hermes Counterfeit Ring Grief Takes Surprising Turn

The news of Hermes counterfeit problems have taken a surprising turn as recent development reveals that the company’s own employees played a role in the counterfeit scheme. As of yet, police have arrested twelve suspects involved with counterfeiting several popular tote. Two of the twelve suspects were Hermes employees. Their role was to aid counterfeiters […]