The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy, is a new exhibition organized by Barbara Drake Boehm, the Paul and Jill Ruddock Senior Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, which will be on show July 22 – January 12, 2020 at the very evocative The Met Cloisters Museum, New York….
At The Met Fifth Avenue, Jewelry: The Body Transformed will explore how and why this form of human embellishment both acts upon and activates the body it adorns
Members of the Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association August 16 – 19 in Sydney will present a wondrous array of art, antiques, design & jewellery for sale
AA&ADA has announced their Antiques Fair at Melbourne will take place at Melbourne Showgrounds in 2018, with a Gala Preview May 3, and the Fair open May 4 – 6
The Sydney Fair invites simplicity of line enthusiasts from May 25 – 28, 2017 in the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney for a sale suiting all budgets
Audiences at V & A Fashion in Motion Henry Holland show can expect to see key looks and highlights from the past 10 years and up to the minute style statements
The National Gallery of Victoria exhibition Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style is a riot of colour dazzling love jewellery that’s a changing form of human expression
Fabergé A Life of its Own a limited Cinema Event release in Australia at Palace Cinemas as of 15th August, 2015, charts the rich history and beauty of the brand
Call me old fashioned, but one accessory I find very glamorous is the much overlooked brooch. Especially love the ‘flamingo brooch’ of 1924 Edward VIII gave to Mrs Simpson…! Quite often found in elderly relatives jewel boxes, brooches can create instant glamour and they don’t have to be dowdy at…
What is fashion? Is it glamour, beauty and style? Or, is it all about managing your own finances, living it up on a shoestring and trying to looking current and cutting edge while wearing someone’s cast off’s! Are there really rules about this sort of thing? Where does style fit…
After the French Revolution a man’s costume was severely elegant worn by dashing gallants in cravats with women emulating the classical purity of Greek statues
The tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes 1 is one of the most underrated discoveries in the scheme of things at Egypt, at least in regard to its jewellery and objects.
From Cupid to Cartier; Rome to Renaissance, Restoration to Revolution, Regency to Revival, or the Romantics to Retro, for centuries we have created love jewelry
The story about the pairing of Psyche and Cupid is about the soul being pursued by desire and an inspirational work of art for artisans making love jewellery
Charles II on his Restoration to the English throne gave himself up completely to luxury adorning himself with sumptuous textiles and jewels
A belief gold and gemstones had an effect on the affairs of many has not been limited to any culture and tokens of human affection were jewelled objects of love