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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

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ANALYSIS – RARE BLUE DIAMONDS, VYING WITH PINKS, ARE AMONG MOST PRIZED BY COLLECTORS

March 2019 – Rare and exquisite natural blue diamonds are among the most sought-after gems, seen in recent auctions vying…


By David Brough

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ASHOKA: THE LEGEND

Of all the captivating diamonds fashioned by the legendary New York diamantaire, William Goldberg, the Ashoka is the stone that…


By Vivienne Becker

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PINK PARADISE IN HONG KONG

One of the highlights on show during the Hong Kong press event, on February 28th was the mesmerizing Pink Paradise…


By Vivienne Becker

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KAZUMI ARIKAWA OF ALBION ART COMPANY, TOKYO – A GEMGENÈVE VISITOR

It has been a busy year for Kazumi Arikawa, Chairman of the Albion Art Company, Tokyo, one of the most…


By Vivienne Becker

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GEMGENÈVE GOES TO HONG KONG

The GemGenève team got their show on the road once again, and organised a lively, interactive press conference and cocktail…


By Vivienne Becker

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MING

Ming Lampson is one of the new names in this year’s  Designer Vivarium, presenting the work of individual, independent designer-jewellers…


By Vivienne Becker