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A Look at Yoko London’s “Sleek Collection”

A Look at Yoko London’s “Sleek Collection”

sleek adjective: smooth, shiny, not untidy (Cambridge English Dictionary) Yoko London recently launched their Sleek Collection, featuring beautiful Akoya and Freshwater Pearls paired with diamonds.  The collection presents a selection of earrings that are both modern and stylish. There is an unmistakable sense of minimalism in the design aesthetic of this fine jewellery collection. Nothing is extra, everything appears precise and measured. The designs are characterized by very clean lines, arcs and waves and the colour palette of the collection…

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Stellar Jewellery Collaborations at Assael

Stellar Jewellery Collaborations at Assael

Jewellery collaborations are a spectacular way for jewellery designers to come together and create something exciting and new, while staying true to their core philosophies of design and craftsmanship. In recent years, Assael has had three very successful jewellery collaborations. Each collaboration has its own personality, a reflection of the design aesthetic and ideas of the partnering jewellery designer. Yet within each collaboration we can clearly see an common, unmistakable thread, that is, Assael’s own vision of very fine quality…

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The Exciting World of The Colors Collection at Assael

The Exciting World of The Colors Collection at Assael

Fresh, exciting, fun, is how I would describe Assael’s The Colors collection. Assael has always led the way in creating elegant and stylish pearl jewellery pieces and their The Colors collection is one such magnificent offering. This collection is based on unique, riveting and sometimes unorthodox combinations of very fine pearls and rare coral with coloured gemstones. Featuring a fabulous array of pearl jewellery pieces in a dazzling melange of colours and hues, The Colors is a sumptuous celebration of…

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Exceptional Jewelry Pieces at the National Antique and Art Dealers Association of America’s Online Exhibition

Exceptional Jewelry Pieces at the National Antique and Art Dealers Association of America’s Online Exhibition

The National Antique and Art Dealers Association of America (NAADAA) is currently having its first online Antique fair. Launched on June 24, 2020 the online exhibition is set to run, 24 hours a day, through July 8th, 2020. The works on exhibit include fine art, jewelry, furniture, decorative art, wallpaper, illuminated manuscripts and other antiques and works of art. Many of these items are being shown online for the first time on the NAADAA digital platform. However, the jewelry pieces…

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Cherry Blossom Collection by Mikimoto

Cherry Blossom Collection by Mikimoto

What is it about cherry blossoms that draws us to them? Is it their slight yet sweet fragrance, or how their delicate petals change colour, from purplish to blush pink as they bud and flower and finally to white as they shed? Could it be that they signal the end of winter and the arrival of spring or that they bloom suddenly but then are gone in the blink of an eye?  Whatever the reason, we all seem to be…

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New Collection from TASAKI Atelier High Jewellery

New Collection from TASAKI Atelier High Jewellery

TASAKI unveiled its exclusive high jewellery collection from the TASAKI Atelier collection at Creative Director Prabal Gurung’s (@parabalgurung) Fall 2020 show during New York Fashion Week. Held on February 11th, Gurung’s Fall show featured his fashion collection under the theme, “IMPOSSIBLE DREAMERS.” Paired with his beautifully tailored ready-to-wear collection, were exclusive TASAKI Atelier’s high-end pearl earrings, designed by Gurung. My Thoughts About the New TASAKI Atelier Collection Crafted with the finest pearls, diamonds and beautiful coloured gemstones, the earrings made…

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At the Toronto Gem Expo 2019

At the Toronto Gem Expo 2019

This past weekend, the Toronto Gem Expo took place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Toronto. Being marketed as the “Toronto’s hottest gem show,” I felt duty bound to go and check it out! I really had two objectives in mind: first to meet with vendors who might be selling pearls, and the other to judge for myself how “hot” this show really was. So, come Friday morning, I took the train to Toronto and arrived at the venue…

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