SAMER HALIMEH; Knightsbridge Flagship Boutique

In the heart of London, Knightsbridge serves as an exclusive residential and high end retail luxury hub located in west London. Walking through Knightsbridge, right before southern entrance to Hyde park you can’t miss the extraordinary rhino sculpture made by Italian artist Stefano Bombardieri suspended on the terrace of Samer...

Harry Kotlar: Made By Hand, Shaped By History

Anyone who has ever picked up a celebrity magazine, or watched red carpet interviews, will have heard of the name “Harry Kotlar”. The jewelry brand, so beloved by red carpet stars has been worn by Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Pink, Celine Dion, and even Michelle Obama. It is synonymous with stylish,...

Insight Into Diamonds: Part II, Mining

In previous post on an Insight Into Diamonds , formation of diamonds was discussed. Now it is time to get an insight into diamond mines and mining industry. Currently there are a very limited number of economically viable diamond mines in operation, and to put it into perspective, the largest 30 mines supplying...

Jean Dousset – Creating “Margaret” A Collectable

Jean Dousset is a modern jewelry house with strong roots in classic fine jewelry, located in trendy Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Every single piece of jewelry is created with utmost attention to detail, placing the diamond at the center with exquisite signature details around it. The idea behind “The Collectable”...

Insight Into Diamonds: Part I, Formation

Diamonds…A piece of carbon that makes our hearts jump out of our bodies at the sight of it, with its beautiful brilliance and sparkle! But how much do we really know about diamonds? Here I am going to provide an insight into formation, mining, grading and different types of diamonds...

A Whirlwind Tour of the Miami Design District Jewelry Boutiques

As a Miami Beach resident, I have always been a fan of the wonderful Bal Harbour shops. But one would need to be drinking far too many mojitos not to notice the shift as more and more top tier jewelry houses move their flagship boutiques to the Miami Design District....

The Art Of Diamond Manufacturing

Every rough diamond undergoes different manufacturing steps, frequently performed by skilled craftsmen to turn a rough diamond into a polished finished goods. Diamond manufacturing is mainly concentrated in Antwerp, Tel Aviv, New York, Surat, Schenzen & Dubai. Here we are briefly explaining each step in manufacturing a diamond from rough...

Unique Gifts for the Holiday Season

The Holidays are almost here and gifts are on our mind. Now is the time to show your family and friends how much you love them. So when it comes to making your selection, it is important to get the ideal gift! People are presented with perfume, gloves, sweaters, and...

Forms Jewellery – Highlight of Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair

During the Hong Kong September Jewellery & Gem Fair I came across a magnificent piece of art from Forms. They are a Hong Kong based boutique designer house of pure talent and Forms‘ creations never cease to amaze me. Yet this time one piece stood out most due to its rarity alongside...