Legendary French design house Van Cleef & Arpels, known for its high jewelry, fine watches, and exotic perfumes, is home to a unique collection of extraordinary between the finger rings. Though most retailers require customers to call for prices, I’ve done some research and discovered that prices range well above $20,000, which seams pretty reasonable [...]
Jean Schlumberger, perhaps best known for his collaboration with famed jeweler Tiffany & Company, has released a series of beautiful bracelets that are available exclusively through the Tiffany retail boutiques throughout the world. Although they represent a significant investment in your jewelry wardrobe, they are truly beautiful and unique pieces that can make a great [...]
“Talk to me, Harry Winston, tell me all about it.” A line once spoken by Marilyn Monroe in the song “Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend”, lit a fire within the heart of American women who turned their attention to the great American jeweler. Already a jeweler to the stars, Harry Winston became a household [...]
Behold the beauty of the Patek Philippe Grand Complications 5971P men’s watch. Released in 2007, Patek Philippe realized that men, like myself, are just as much allured by precious gemstones as women. I’m not sure when jewelry become synonymous with only women, as men in the past, like Russian Czars and British royalty, wore jewels [...]
Wellendorff, one of the finest names in high-end German jewelry, is one of my favorite designers of diamond rings, cufflinks, fine jewelry, and other gifts. Wellendorff was founded in 1893 when Ernst Alexander Wellendorff established his jewelry manufacturing company and created masterpieces for the royal families and houses of Europe. The fourth-generation of Wellendorff family [...]
Illinois based jewelry, Burdeen’s Jewelry, is featuring a white diamond and pink sapphire floral earring set for $2,300 that features 0.5 carat round brilliant diamonds, 2.05 carats natural pink sapphires, set in 18k rose gold with white gold accents. The item reference is 310-10875.
There is perhaps no other more appropriate item for this blog, the Gilded Life, than an actual 24k gold gilded MacBook Pro accented with a diamond encrusted Apple logo! Whether you are a middle eastern oil magnate, a Chinese industrial tycoon, Silicon Valley start-up millionaire, or a Wall Street financier, if you are looking for [...]
Although the name might not be immediately recognizable, if your household purchases fine jewelry, you have probably seen or perhaps even own a piece designed by Italian jeweler Favero. Known for exquisite gemstones, stunning visual statements, and rich colors, the Favero company is thirty years old and boasts a headquarters and showroom in Bassano del [...]