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21 September 2021

Vever: Putting the Nouveau back into Art Nouveau?

Following the Vever’s demise in 1982, the company is now being revived by two of his descendants: Camille Vever and Damien Vever.

Following the Vever's demise in 1982, the company is now being revived by two of his descendants: Camille Vever and Damien Vever.

27 August 2021

Jay-Z and Beyoncé, the two faces of Tiffany campaign

The traditional press is over the moon: the revival of the American jeweler Tiffany.Co is a triumph. On social networks, the tone is less accommodating, with some awkward questions being raised.

The traditional press is over the moon: the revival of the American jeweler Tiffany.Co is a triumph. On social networks, the tone is less accommodating, with some...

23 June 2021

Brenda Kang: vintage jewelry in Asia

“The social media are also playing a huge part in the spread of vintage jewelry, especially WeChat and Xiaohongshu (Little Red Book), a kind of ultra-popular Instagram.”

"The social media are also playing a huge part in the spread of vintage jewelry, especially WeChat and Xiaohongshu (Little Red Book), a kind of ultra-popular Instagram."

23 June 2021

Diamonds – a future pretty in pink?

Rio Tinto has built up a reputation for its pink diamonds on a par with Muzo’s for emeralds.

Rio Tinto has built up a reputation for its pink diamonds on a par with Muzo's for emeralds.

17 June 2021

A new craze: infatuation with antique jewelry in China

The impressive results of Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale this April reveal Asian clients’ growing predilection for 19th-century European jewelry.

The impressive results of Sotheby's Hong Kong sale this April reveal Asian clients’ growing predilection for 19th-century European jewelry.

28 May 2021

JAR's "Sheep's Head" knocked down for five times its estimate at Christie's Paris

“This clip has a powerful effect on people: it even disturbed some of our customers,” says Violaine d’Astorg, director of the jewelry department in Paris.

"This clip has a powerful effect on people: it even disturbed some of our customers," says Violaine d'Astorg, director of the jewelry department in Paris.

01 March 2021

The French watch and jewelry market in 2020

Francéclat publishes a study on the watch and jewelry market: it shows a market in shock, for in 2020, its turnover was down by 14%. But there are glimmers of hope!

Francéclat publishes a study on the watch and jewelry market: it shows a market in shock, for in 2020, its turnover was down by 14%. But there are glimmers of hope!

03 February 2021

Cresus, the pre-owned watch pioneer

Cresus emerged as a trailblazer on the pre-owned watch market almost 30 years ago. We meet the company’s CEO, Maximilien Urso.

Cresus emerged as a trailblazer on the pre-owned watch market almost 30 years ago. We meet the company’s CEO, Maximilien Urso.

02 February 2021

How the blockchain serves the luxury sector

Security, transparency, authentication… Blockchain technology seems to respond to the current fundamental challenges of luxury.

Security, transparency, authentication... Blockchain technology seems to respond to the current fundamental challenges of luxury.

01 February 2021

Brand new and pre-owned: the reconciliation?

The second-hand market now accounts for between 30 and 40 billion dollars (25 to 34 billion euros) or 2% of the total weight of the fashion and luxury sector. A growing part of this second-hand market is made up of recently used watches and jewelry under 30 years old.

The second-hand market now accounts for between 30 and 40 billion dollars (25 to 34 billion euros) or 2% of the total weight of the fashion and luxury sector. A...

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