Category Archive: Jewels

Van Cleef & Arpels, NYC

Very many thanks to my kind friend, Steven, for sending in these gorgeous photos of the Van Cleef & Arpels store in New York. These wonderful images brightened up my week no end, and… Continue reading

Royal Tour of New Zealand: Kate Emulates the Queen’s Dress Sense

We’ve been gripped by a media frenzy ever since the Duchess of Cambridge landed in New Zealand with Prince William and baby George, but the deeper meaning of this visit is symbolised in the… Continue reading

Window shopping in Dubai

…naturally involves a stop-off at Van Cleef & Arpels. A big thank you to Steve for sending me these fabulous pics xxx

Happy Coronation Day, Ma’am!

Today is the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating – whether you’re at a street party, hosting a BBQ on this fine day,… Continue reading

Van Cleef and Arpels at Dubai

Many thanks got to my lovely friend, Steven Carr, for sending in these gorgeous photos for our viewing pleasure! :-) xx

Tiffany Diamonds Bring the Great Gatsby to Life

Check out the new trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s new vision of F Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic, The Great Gatsby. Tiffany & Co designed a range of diamond jewellery exclusively for the film, and I… Continue reading

Coco Chanel in pearls

This has to be one of the most chic ways to wear a number of strings of pearls at once. Flawless and effortless, the simplicity of her black dress contrasts with the opulence… Continue reading

A portrait of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon by Cecil Beaton

Here’s Cecil Beaton’s fantastic portrait of the Queen Mother when she was young. I just love the way that the sunlight bursts out through the trees above, giving us a sense of what… Continue reading

Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels

To cheer up your mid-week, here’s an enchanting video of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewellery, compiled by Christie’s.