Sarine: Reimagining The Diamond Industry

For most consumers buying a natural diamond is an experience which requires research, weighing up several options, and calculated decision making. Oftentimes times it can be overwhelming.  For example, you may want to know about provenance, traceability and social sustainability of the diamond you are purchasing, yet many traditional retailers can...

Vicenzaoro: September Edition

ALL AT ONCE the tagline for Vicenzaoro seems pretty apt as finally the September edition of the jewellery boutique show returned full force with international exhibitors and visitors. Aerial view of Venice while arriving into Marco Polo Airport The dynamic show was full of exciting programs, talks and events, as...

Kamyen Jewellery: The Creative Genius Behind The Designs

Over the years you have seen numerous creations from Kamyen Jewellery on my social media platforms. I have seen them over the past 8 years all around the world from Middle East to Europe and America and have always been in awe of their creativity. They excel in mixing and...

vicenzaoro: the jewellery boutique show

after two years of hiatus due to pandemic, finally we gathered once again in Vicenza, Italy for VO vicenzaoro; the jewellery boutique show! My last trip to Italy was back in September 2019 for September edition of vicenzaoro and it was absolutely a blast to be back and reconnect with...

The Fancy Color Research Foundation

For years I’ve talked about Fancy Color Diamonds and their captivating rarity. I know many people in the diamond industry and enthusiasts that wanted to dig deeper into the rarity and unique characteristics of these color beauties, but the information was lacking and inaccurate…until the FCRF was founded in 2014....

High Jewelry x Cannes 2021

Finally we are experiencing a real red carpet event since pandemic at 74th Festival de Cannes without social distancing and masks, after months of virtual shows and red carpets, it is so refreshing to see celebrities mingle like old times and put on glorious haute couture and haute joaillerie to...

Ruby; The King of Gems

July birthstone is Ruby, therefore I am going to share a brief background on rubies, the most coveted gemstone in history. Ruby is from , a variety of the mineral corundum, same mineral as sapphire. Ruby is one of the traditional cardinal gems, together with sapphire, emerald, and diamond. The word ruby comes...

PEARL 101

To celebrate the month of June, let's have a closer look at this month's birthstone: Pearl!  Here is a 101 to the enchanting world of pearls with a deeper look into their formation, properties, various types and some of the most unforgettable pearl jewelry to date. FORMATION: Pearl is a...

Iconic Red Carpet Jewelry Moments 2011-2020

Over the past decade, there were hundreds of red carpet events and each had stars dripping in gems and jewelry. Here is a highlight of each year from 2011-2020 chosen from many events and pieces. In my opinion, featured pieces are the most iconic red carpet jewelry in the past...