NEWS 1. IS EXPENSIVE TOO EXPENSIVE ? Rimowa x Tiffany & Co. : Treasured suitcases
RIMOWA x Tiffany & Co. just launched a limited-edition combining the diamonds savoir-faire of the American jeweler and the DNA signature aluminium cases of the brand known for crafting exceptional luggage. If you wonder what these ultimate companions cost for the most treasured items on your upcoming journeys here it is: The Rock Cut Cabin will retail for S$4,870, the Jewelry Case for $6,550, and the Jewellery Personal for $3,020.
In this limited-edition, both brands capture the spirit of both travel and craftsmanship. It also celebrates the rich heritage of RIMOWA × Tiffany & Co. with a faceted patterning inspired by cut diamonds alongside hints of Tiffany Blue.
Did you know? There were both first founded in the 19th century a a time that feels long gone … Yet, RIMOWA founded in 1898 and Tiffany & Co. in 1837, are to this day two major symbolic brands of luxury and sophistication. The collaboration few days ago – and will be available in selected Rimowa stores worldwide and online at Rimowa.com.
NEWS 2. WHAT IF YOU COULD BECOME YOUR OWN JEWELRY DESIGNER ?
Play with new charms to craft your perfect Mellerio combo
What could be more contemporary than putting this savoir-faire back at the heart of contemporary jewelry? Mellerio gives you the possibility to create colorful and original combinations: mixing citrines to purple sapphires, amethyst or tsavorites. All of which can be mixed and added to personalize them into unique pieces.
NEWS 3.GUESS WHAT? THEY ARE BACK
Endless summer with Aiche x latest drop
Jacquie Aiche x Timex come up one more time with a new collab:
– September 28th: BE READY
9am PST = Los Angeles time or 6pm CEST = Paris / GVA Time ! Don’t worry we will also put a reminder in a story on our instagram. But no texting later « Can you get me one?! » because I won’t be able to…
NEWS 4. PRECIOUS STONES AND CARL COX TOOK PLACE IN CYPRUS
ZENITH unveiled its latest boutique- edition
Just a few days ago, ZENITH inaugurated their first boutique in Cyprus, introducing the dazzlingly blue DEFY Skyline fully paved with blue sapphires: a boutique-exclusive edition. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by friend of the brand DJ Carl Cox, who put on a special performance for guests in attendance.
IA modern successor to the very first ZENITH DEFY wristwatch model from 1969, the DEFY Skyline seamlessly merges the past and present with bold architectural lines and unwavering robustness that have become hallmarks of the line. The steel dodecagonal bezel is set with 45 baguette-cut blue sapphires. It comes on an integrated steel bracelet, with a blue patterned rubber strap also provided to make the most of the case’s ingenious quick strap-change mechanism that requires no tools.
*The DEFY Skyline Sapphire is available exclusively from ZENITH physical and online boutiques around the world.
NEWS 5. Happy Birthday : 1 YEAR, 365 MILESTONES
Long live MAZARIN !
The brand celebrates it’s first year! Did you know? MAZARIN owes its name to an incredible collection of eighteen exceptional diamonds? Assembled in the 17th century by Cardinal Mazarin, godfather and later prime minister of Louis XIV, and a great lover of art.
Bequeathed to the Crown, then stolen, found, lost, sold… these diamonds suffered a variety of fortunes. Three of them have survived into the 21st century, and now belong to the collections of the Musée du Louvre. MAZARIN collections use exclusively recycled gold, obtained from objects that have been appraised and then melted down into pure 24-carat gold ingots.
NEWS 6. A LITTLE KNOWN ARTISTIC PRACTICE IN JEWELRY !
Discover the new brand : Le Sibille
The historic Roman jewelry house Le Sibille, specialized in the micro-mosaic technique, is launching its new Wondergarden collection. Founded in 1990 by three women who decided to revive a century-old Roman tradition: micro-mosaics into their brand: LE SIBILLE. Modern, colorful and original, these jewelry are definitely on my wishlist !
Did you know? Micromosaic is an essential part of Roman culture. Romans used mosaics to decorate walls in villas, floors, table tops and other objects. This tradition was handed down for centuries up to the 1300s, when the increased need to preserve paintings from moisture found a solution in reproducing them with micromosaic.
NEWS 7. “FOR THE BOYS”
A jewelry Exhibition dedicated to men’s jewelry
In the first of its kind, Sotheby’s will stage a selling exhibition dedicated to the evolution of men’s jewelry from the mid-19th century to the present day. Much like the fashion runway trends of recent years, jewelry’s gender borders have been dissolving, and while male appreciation for jewelry is nothing new, there’s been an evolution in style. Comprising approximately 100 pieces: For the Boys: A Jewelry Exhibition will showcase antique and vintage designs from the distinguished houses of Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Tiffany & Co, Verdura, David Webb and more..
*Location: Sotheby’s New York 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021
NEWS 8. HOW ABOUT SUSTAINABLE JEWELS ?
The Future Rocks is your new playground !
The Future Rocks, an e-commerce platform specializing in lab-grown diamonds, whose ethical standards are based on sustainability, innovation and creativity. The platform offers a selection of modern, responsible, avant-garde international brands that respond to a growing desire for transparency and social responsibility in the field of jewelry: Rêver, Loyal.e Paris, Hikari, Loev, Design Lab and others.
NEWS 9.’BLEU ROYAL DIAMOND, THE WORLD’S RAREST GEMS AT AUCTION
The 17.61 carat will sell for $35 million-$50 million at Christie’s
In November, Christie’s will present the largest internally flawless fancy vivid blue diamond to ever appear at auction ! Christie’s estimates the Bleu Royal should sell for $35 million-$50 million. The stunning 17.61-carat stone leads Christie’s “Magnificent Jewels” sale in Geneva on November 7th.
NEWS 10. “ÉLÉ & JENNIFER LAWRENCE IN NYC”
Longines hosts the coolest press trip in nyc ! !
Oscar-winning actress and activist, Jennifer Lawrence is the Longines Ambassador of Elegance. Off-screen, Jennifer is a passionate advocate for gender equality, and is on the board of Represent. us, a non-partisan organization working nationwide to pass powerful anti-corruption laws.
It’s gonna be intense ! She just became the new Ambassador of Elegance for LONGINES – where they have unveiled the new Mini Dolce Vita: an iconic timepiece first created in 1997 … that took inspiration from a piece originally designed in 1927 in the heart of the artdeco period. Stay tuned on our Instagram @theiofj and @elepitch for an upcoming video.
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At the end of next week, the 1916 Company will host a Jewelry Show with Éléonor Picciotto and The Eye Of Jewelry as an immersive jewelry exhibition in Miami, New York City, and Baltimore, showcasing the brilliant designs of Suzanne…
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