Jewels and Jewelry

November 15, 2017

Watches: The Jeweler vs. The Watchmaker

“Cartier invented the wrist watch,” Pierre Raniero, the company’s director of image, style and heritage, declared as he sat his office in a surprisingly nondescript building […]
November 10, 2017

Up Next: Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Wear Her Jewelry

Advertisement Martine Ali Age 31 Hometown Chicago Now Lives In a minimal one-bedroom apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where the lights are seldom on but a record […]
November 3, 2017

Robert Wilson Puts on a Show

Advertisement Robert Wilson is a slow-talking man. But he picked up speed the other day as he described an early encounter with Lady Gaga. As Mr. […]
September 12, 2017

Vivien Leigh’s Jewelry on Auction at Sotheby’s

LONDON — Rarely has a sale of a grandmother’s hand-me-down jewelry gotten such attention. But when that grandmother was the double-Oscar winner Vivien Leigh, the glare […]
September 12, 2017

Andrew Grima’s Work Returns to the Spotlight

LONDON — In the 1960s Andrew Grima re-energized the British jewelry scene with flamboyant modern designs that vibrated with textured gold and colorful semiprecious gemstones in […]
August 16, 2017

Meet the Creator of Beyoncé’s Crown From the ‘7/11’ Video

Enter Laura Wass’s Brooklyn studio and you will find brass bunny ears, candy-colored bras, gold crowns and other pieces that are a futuristic cross between happy-go-lucky […]
July 31, 2017

List of Five: 2 Chainz’s Style? It’s More Like 7 Chains

The rapper 2 Chainz (born Tauheed Epps) loves jewelry so much that he usually wears more than two chains at a time, even when he sleeps. […]
July 20, 2017

Kenneth Jay Lane, Jewelry Designer Who Made a Fortune Faking It, Dies at 85

Kenneth Jay Lane, the designer and bon vivant who built a global business from glittering acts of unabashed deception, producing fake and junk jewelry — or, […]
May 17, 2017

On the Red Carpet: Stars, Diamonds and Style

When Charlize Theron wore a mismatched pair of mega-diamond earrings to the Academy Awards in February, social media went into overdrive. Echoing the recent tide of […]
May 17, 2017

Sofia Coppola Directs for Cartier

The filmmaker Sofia Coppola has been a fashion muse for the designer Marc Jacobs, and now, her talent and style is inspiring the world of horology. […]