Tag Archive: jewellery

Van Cleef & Arpels at Dubai Mall

Many thanks to Steven, who sent me these gorgeous pictures of the window display at Van Cleef & Arpels and totally made my day 😀

because you can never wear too many pearls

Queen Victoria’s Crown

Queen Victoria’s Small Crown, designed in 1870, will be on display this summer in London. As part of the celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee, the Queen has released a large selection of her… Continue reading

Van Cleef & Arpels: A Sight for Sore Eyes…

Many thanks to my lovely friend, Steven Carr, who made my day by very kindly sending in this gorgeous photo of the window display at the Van Cleef & Arpels store in Milan, Italy 🙂

The Diamonds of the Diamond Queen: The Cullinan V Brooch

The Cullinan V brooch was cut from one of the world’s largest natural diamonds, known as the Cullinan diamond. The centrepiece is an 18.8 carat heart-shaped diamond, set in a platinum web with a scrolling millegrain,… Continue reading

The Diamonds of the Diamond Queen: the Diamond Diadem

As part of the celebrations to mark H. M.’s Diamond Jubilee this year, Queen Elizabeth has given permission for her personal jewellery collection to be put on exhibition at Buckingham Palace. I thought… Continue reading

Diamonds and Dynasties: Joan Collins Meets H. M. The Queen

Celebrated glamour icon Joan Collins, infamous for her fabulous roles in The Bitch and Dynasty (as well as her entertaining Twitter feed), celebrated her birthday last night in London. Dressed to kill, and dripping… Continue reading

Crown Jewels Exhibition Open

As part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Tower of London’s new exhibition is now open. One of the most exciting new parts of the exhibition is the re-arrangement of the items used… Continue reading

Wallis Simpson’s Cartier Legacy Lives On

Cartier’s new advert is an audio-visual onslaught of pure style. Starting with a dark, cold and empty street, the camera zooms into the shop window and focuses on a small panther crafted entirely… Continue reading