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,...

Vicenzaoro 2017

I was both delighted and honored to attend the September edition of Vicenza Oro together with my fellow bloggers and journalists as part of a press contingent. Having attended in the past, I knew I was in for a feast of the best fine jewellery, but still found myself gasping...

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....

Countdown to Las Vegas 2017 with a look back to Luxury By JCK & Couture 2016

In 7 days two of the most prestigious exhibitions in the world will commence in Las Vegas; The Couture Show & Luxury by JCK.  There will be magnificent diamonds and jewellery to view and now is the best time to reminisce few of the most exquisite pieces that were displayed during both exhibitions...

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...

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...