Star patterns in the new Garrard collection

Star patterns in the new Garrard collection

It is difficult to believe in this, but the beauty standards, which are usually called traditional, are about to return to fashion. For example, the final dresses at the show of the Balenciaga collection for the upcoming spring looked very, very promising . Expensive jewels over the past five years have practically not left the field of classical solutions. What could be the analogue of “return to the roots” for a genre that requires an abundance of diamonds? That’s right, a curtsy to the past, verified at the level of the high-budget period drama. A good example is the new Garrard collection, dedicated to one of the brand’s most notable fans, Queen Alexandre of Denmark, wife of Edward VII. It was for her, by the way, that the legendary British royal tiara was madein the shape of a kokoshnik. This time, the artists of the brand were not worried about the Russian style, but the legacy of the American and British Continue Reading

How two Parisians create the latest Boucheron precious legends

How two Parisians create the latest Boucheron precious legends

Creative Director Claire Schuan and CEO Helen Puli-Ducin talk about routine and inspiration Ancient jewelry houses are invariably located on an impromptu pedestal of “work that every girl dreams of.” The opportunities for professional growth are tremendous. As a rule, brands with a serious precious legendarium generously share knowledge about gemology, fashion and art history with their employees, even if it is a beginner consultant. Showcases and shops – the tip of the iceberg of any jewelry empire. In order for a precious fairy tale to live, breathe and shimmer with hundreds of carats of diamonds and gems, hundreds of experts retell it in their own language every day. Someone works directly in the workshops, someone draws sketches, someone travels the world in search of precious stones, someone hunts for historical items at auctions. To young but an ambitious fan of the brand could buy a cult pendant at an affordable (within the genre) price, a separate Continue Reading