January 16, 2018

Watchmaking’s New Favorite? Ceramic

Advertisement Step aside gold, and make way titanium and steel. Ceramic, the high-tech material first introduced to watchmaking by IWC Schaffhausen and Rado in the ’80s, […]
December 6, 2017

British Competition Celebrates the Role of Crafts

Advertisement LONDON — A detailed fountain that recalls the rococo abundance of 17th century Dutch flower paintings is on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum […]
December 1, 2017

Sotheby’s to Auction Jewelry Created for McQueen Catwalks

Advertisement LONDON — Shaun Leane recently recalled how, in 2015, he stood alone in the “Cabinet of Curiosities,” the darkly dramatic, double-height gallery containing work that […]
November 30, 2017

Carmen Busquets Says: Gifts for the Holidays

Advertisement Carmen Busquets was an early believer in fashion e-commerce. A founding investor in Net-a-Porter, the Venezuelan entrepreneur, 52, has amassed a fortune from start-ups like […]
November 22, 2017

Jewelry: Lalaounis Continues to Create ‘Jewelry With a Soul’

Advertisement ATHENS — Family lore has it that when the hospital discharged each of Ilias Lalaounis’s four daughters after their births, the first place their father […]
November 21, 2017

Design, Jewelry and Cora Sheibani

Advertisement LONDON — Cora Sheibani was raised with an appreciation for exquisite design. The daughter of the Zurich art dealer Bruno Bischofberger and his wife Christina […]
November 2, 2017

Watches: The Strategy at Girard-Perregaux is on Time

According to Antonio Calce, the chief executive of Kering’s fine watch group, which includes Girard-Perregaux, growing up in Switzerland presents a simple question to children thinking […]
September 19, 2017

At Audemars Piguet, Sales Go Beyond the Showroom

ORLANDO, Fla. — Amid the Spanish moss and manicured lawns of the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, François-Henry Bennahmias was in his element during Audemars […]
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 […]
March 23, 2017

It’s Graff, but Not a Diamond in Sight

The new MasterGraff Structural Skeleton Automatic is unmistakably Graff, yet there isn’t a diamond in sight. The high jewelry house lays claim to some of the […]