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From cracked paintings to micro-mosaics – The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection of micro-mosaics

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert collection is one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of micro-mosaics. Arthur Gilbert coined the…


By Claudia Carletti

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Collecting Antique Jewellery

Speakers: Jewellery historian Vivienne Becker and Helen Molesworth, Dr Geneviève Davies, Senior Curator of Jewellery, Victoria & Albert Museum, London…


By Claudia Carletti

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1922 – 2022: The Treasures of Tutankhamun and his legacy in jewellery

Speaker: Gislain Aucremanne   Introduction   This article is about Tutankhamun and the legacy he had in the history of…


By Claudia Carletti

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What makes exceptional design?

Panel discussion moderated by Katerina Perez (influencer), with David Roux-Fouillet (Head of the Department of Product Design, Jewellery and Accessories,…


By Claudia Carletti

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Entre science et commerce, ce que les gemmes disent de nous

La classification des gemmes est l’une des problématiques les plus sensibles qui anime actuellement le marché des pierres précieuses. Étrangement,…


By Justine Lamarre

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The influence of Fabergé on his contemporaries – the example of Cartier

Speaker: Olivier Bachet IntroductionOlivier Bachet has deep knowledge of Cartier. During a fascinating talk held during the November edition of GemGenève,…


By Claudia Carletti

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Enamelling: Fabergé best kept secret

Speakers: Fondation Fabergé – Dr. Bernard Ivaldi, Alexandra Blin Kourbatoff The art of enamel in Russia is intricately tied to the…


By Claudia Carletti

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The necklace: from antiquity to the present

Speaker: Amanda Triossi This talk will introduce the readers to the stylistic development of the necklace – from its origins to…


By Claudia Carletti

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The value of African gems

Speakers: Richa Goyal Sikri, Dharmendra Tank, David Nassi, David Bennett, Tony BrookeLong read When it comes to diamonds, unless you are…


By Claudia Carletti

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New Modernism – 1920s-2020s: the Modernist Movement in Jewels

Lecture by Vivienne Becker, jewellery historian and author – Long Read Modernism is a hundred years old, but it is still…


By Claudia Carletti

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Talk: How to enhance the value of Jewellery heritage?

A panel led by Vivienne Becker, in which Amanda Triossi, Vanessa Cron, and Juliet de la Rochefoucauld discuss jewellery and…


By Claudia Carletti

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DEMYSTIFYING EMERALDS

Image caption: White gold earrings by VAK Fine Jewels featuring vivid green Colombian emeralds certified insignificant oil, with rose-cut diamonds.…


By Richa Goyal Sikri

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PROVENANCE BRINGS HUGE PREMIUMS TO EXCEPTIONAL JEWELS

Image: Shirley Temple Blue Bird diamond, Windsor JewelersProvenance can enhance the value of extraordinary jewels enabling the owner to possess…


By David Brough

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CAMEOS

“Cameos are my first love,” says Ida Faerber, who works alongside her father Thomas, at the Faerber Collection, Geneva. “They…


By Vivienne Becker

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KASHMIR BLUES

When I first started collecting coloured gemstones, I came across an extraordinary book by Richard W. Wise called ‘Secrets of…


By Richa Goyal Sikri