During the month of May, at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and a handful of other auction houses, Geneva becomes the centre of the world for antique and modern jewellery, exceptional coloured gems and extraordinary diamonds. Also in May, and for the second consecutive year, GemGenève opened at Palexpo, adding further sparkle to the city's image.
Articles on the subject:
Gold no longer has the monopoly on precious stones. After ceramic and Carbon TPT®, Richard Mille shows off another facet of its gem-setting expertise with this Gemset Sapphire RM 07-02.
Can you spot the ultimate opal, recognise a malachite, pick your turquoise of choice or know the best pedigree for a lapis-lazuli? Learn to decipher the quality of the gemstones used for watch dials.
Is it a watch, a jewel, or both? Introduced in 2017 as a tribute to Chanel's design tropes, the Code Coco returns in beige gold, steel or ceramic, alongside two High Jewellery versions.
The watchmaker presents a new and spectacular iteration of his Tourbillon of Tourbillons movement, a work of immense precision, executed with his son, Florian.
Women’s watches not only figured prominently in the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, they are becoming more impressive every year: a sign that Swiss watchmakers are taking female patrons seriously.
Are sustainability and ethics reshaping the market for gem-quality diamonds? That the world's biggest diamond mining company, De Beers, has started selling jewellery made with lab-grown stones suggests the industry is taking these issues seriously. So could diamond mines become a thing of the past?
She may have girl-next-door looks, the zesty brunette has proven her ability to play any kind of role, including an Oscar-winning performance in The Blind Side in 2010. Like diamond, the 53-year-old actress has both strength and sparkle... which is just as well as in Ocean's 8, her latest film, she recruits Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson and Rihanna to help her steal a priceless piece of jewellery. Meet an irrepressible lady with a solid-gold sense of humour.