I’ve come to love Dallas since moving here over ten years ago, but I have to admit, I miss the energy and people of my beloved LA. Luckily for me, Brian Bolke of Forty Five Tenicon is bringing one of my favorite Cali-based designer to Texas – the lovely Anita Ko.
On September 11th, the exquisite Archi Dior fine jewelry collection will be unveiled at the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. Creative Director Victoire de Castellane “wanted to create each piece just like the dresses Christian Dior designed with an architect’s eye, as if the jewels were sculpted, flounced, pleated, belted, or draped fabrics.”
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then gold must be the cousin she loves to play with. And it’s no accident that all things good are considered “golden.” The element transcends currencies and languages and is considered the single best investment by the most savvy of investors…
While the new Elodie K. storefront on Melrose stocks everything from clothes to bags to shoes, some of the best pieces are from the Parisian designer’s own fine jewelry line…
Nikos is creative in his design, but also offers clients the opportunity to be creative in their styling of the piece. He takes inspiration for these ethereal jewels from dreams, turning his dreams into your sparkly, little realities!
The Darya-i-Noor (which translates from Farsi to “Sea of Light”) is the largest pink diamond and one of the largest cut diamonds on the planet. Though the exact weight is unknown, it’s estimated around a massive 182 carats. Another jaw-dropping estimation? The stone is valued at $16.5 billion.
“Amulette: A small object worn to protect the person wearing it against bad things (such as illness, bad luck, etc.).” I don’t know about you, but that’s more than what any of my other jewels do! First came Love, then came Juste un Clou, and now one of the most iconic luxury maisons has captured me yet again with the release of the Amulette de Cartier.
With a Master’s degree in Jewelry Design from Central St. Martins, Brazilian born Fernando Jorge’s pedigree and training are indisputable. His sense of edge is what separates him from the rest of the fine jewelry pack, though. Just one quick look at this Crown ring, and you know the man has vision.