jewelry

The history of the cutting of the Cullinan diamond, the largest gem-quality stone ever found, is captured in documents being offered at Bonhams London on April 30, 2019. Every aspect of the…

“It’s gorgeous,” was all Marilyn Monroe could say when she first set eyes upon the Moon of Baroda; not a heavenly body to rival her own, but a rare 24.04 karat canary yellow diamond. She…

The magnificence of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the great repositories of the world’s cultures as expressed in its art and material objects, defies the limits of categorization. Its…

This week in Geneva, Sotheby’s auction of the Bourbon Parma family collection of royal jewels made auction history. Containing one hundred pieces, the auction realized $53.1 million, over seven…

What is jewelry? Why do we wear it? What meanings does it carry? Traversing time and space, this exhibition explores how jewelry acts upon and activates the body it adorns.

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In a heist fit for a movie, several priceless pieces of the Swedish crown jewels were stolen in broad daylight on Tuesday. Part of a display at the Strängnäs Cathedral, the stolen objects include …