Emeralds of Empress Ekaterina II of Russia. C. 1830.

  Emeralds of Empress Ekaterina II of Russia. C. 1830. Gold, silver, emeralds, diamonds. Set consisting of an emerald and diamond necklace with matching earrings. Every generation of the family of the Marquis of Lothian has believed that the majority … Continued

Recovered Titanic Jewels

Premier Exhibitions discovered the gems—diamonds, sapphires, pearls, and gold jewelry belonging to elite passengers of the Titanic—in an unmarked leather bag during a deep-sea expedition.  Small 14k yellow gold ribbon brooch set with one old mine cut diamond in the center … Continued

An Incomparable Ruby from Italy’s Last Queen

In 1930, Italian bookseller and scholar Tammaro de Marinis gifted Maria José of Savoy a ruby-and-diamond ring for her marriage to Italy’s Crown Prince Umberto. Maria José eventually became the queen of Italy in 1946; but it was unfortunately a … Continued

Garrard Star and Garter collection pulls rank

Jewels with a strong military inspiration make their debut at the oldest jewellery house in the world as Garrard’s Star and Garter collection goes out on parade.   Jewels with a strong military inspiration make their debut at the oldest … Continued

10 Museums To Visit If You Love Jewelry

Is jewelry art? These priceless collections are housed in some of the world’s greatest museums and prove that it is.  COOPER HEWITT MUSEUM, NEW YORK CITY Along with the jewelry in its permanent collection, the museum also has exhibits dedicated to gems, … Continued

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