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Designer | Theodor Fahrner

Designers 19th January 2017 0 Comments

Perhaps best known for inspiring a bold strand of Art Deco design, Theodor Fahrner is still celebrated today as one of the most successful European costume jewellery designers of the early 20th Century. Now, we know a lot of people might be put off by the word ‘costume’ for the simple fact it evokes inexpensive materials and imitation gems. However, you shouldn’t be too hasty…

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The Making of Mystery Clocks

Atelier 4th January 2017 0 Comments

It’s difficult to talk at length about high-end jewellery without mentioning Van Cleef & Arpels. Founded in 1896, this Parisian purveyor of luxury jewellery, watches and cologne has earned worldwide acclaim for its uncompromising delivery of superlative quality and cutting-edge design. It seems strange to think that it all began as a modest venture shared between Alfred Van Cleef and…

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