Le Labo
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Le Labo

Yesterday I went to Trois-Rivières to the exhibition of contemporary jewelry “LE LABO” curated by Noël Guyomarc’h and the director of École de Joaillerie au Québec de Montréal, Mr Stéphane Blackburn. This exhibition is the gallery visualization of a project dedicated to creation, exploration, experimentation and reflection. “Le Labo” (the laboratory) takes place over two years on a monthly…

Cartier necklace for the Fifth Avenue building
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Cartier necklace for the Fifth Avenue building

Architect Robert W. Gibson designed this Neo-Rennaissance 1905-built mansion. In 1917, his wife Maisie (on the painting) fell in love with Pierre Cartier’s double-strand necklace of 128 natural pearls, the jeweler offered a trade—the $1 million rare necklace plus $100 for the 52nd Street and Fifth Avenue mansion (at the time valued at $925,000) which…

Amsterdam Diamant Museum and interesting facts about diamonds
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Amsterdam Diamant Museum and interesting facts about diamonds

Hi everyone! As some of you know, I just returned after a trip to Amsterdam and Rome and, as promissed, will share my jewelry experiences from these remarkable places. You know, sometimes you have two absolutely different pieces of jewelry, of different materials and styles far, far away from each other, and equally like both!…