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Designer | Nektar De Stagni

Designers 1st March 2017 0 Comments

Nektar De Stagni¬†is an American designer who divides her time between studios in New York and Miami. Her work conveys the considered balance of contrasting materials, as well as an effortless mixture of classic and contemporary styles. She mostly uses pure and classical materials like Pearls and Gold with contemporary applications, whilst also allowing her designs to evolve through varied…

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Designer | Katrine Kristensen

Designers 26th February 2017 0 Comments

Katrine Kristensen lives and works in the liberal Nordic sanctuary of Copenhagen, Denmark. She studied at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London having completed an intense goldsmith apprenticeship. Today Kristensen is a member of the diverse Farfetch community that unites three-hundred independent fashion boutiques and create bridges across the world, from Paris and New York to Milan and…

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Designer | Ara Vartanian

Designers 29th February 2016 0 Comments

Ara Vartanian has the kind of pleasingly linear and apt backstory that makes biographers blush. Raised in a family of artists he learnt his craft first-hand and was inured to the rigorous discipline of an artist from an early age. His brother Jack became a renowned purveyor of fine jewellery who took his collection to New York, Sao Paulo and…

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Discovery of a 404ct Angolan Diamond

News 1st February 2016 0 Comments

It’s a rare moment when a gemstone is discovered that draws the undivided attention of the entire industry. This exact thing happened when a huge colourless ‘white diamond’ was unearthed in the sweltering heat of Angola, in southern Africa. It was a staggered find, three inches across, plucked from the reddish soil by an unsuspecting miner. This huge diamond was…

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Art Deco and Tiffany’s Gatsby Collection

Story 21st January 2016 0 Comments

We’ve all heard of Art Deco and yet at the same time it seems to be one of those elusive, sentimentally-charged terms that mean many different things to many different people. Supposedly it was first coined in the 1960s and serves to encapsulate a style that spanned decades, from the frenzied ’20s, over the crippled spine of the Great Depression,…

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