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12 styles of necklaces you need to know

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Collana indossata con 1341 diamanti e uno smeraldo

A short guide to the 12 main styles of necklaces to help you choose the right one. If you want to learn how to recognize the style of a necklace, read here ♦ Think you know all the styles in which a necklace can be made? We have identified 12, the main ones. There are…

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Volcanic Francesca Marcenaro

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Collana della Volcanic Treasure collection in argento, marcasite, quarzo citrino, granulazione di vetro

Francesca Marcenaro’s volcanic fantasy, from Pisa to London with surprising ideas. And a prize ♦ From Pisa to London, by studying law at the university and from the work in the law firm of his father to the jewelery theater. It is not usual the road of Francesca Marcenaro, jewelry designer who has turned a…

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Cipullo’s 70s jewels

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Juste un clou. Photo: Jean-Jacques Pallot © Cartier 2013

The Cartier jewels designed by Aldo Cipullo: the seventies are a classic ♦ From the bijoux and silver chains of Tuscany to the altars of New York and Paris high jewelry: the story of Aldo Cipullo is probably unrepeatable. The son of a manufacturer of costume jewelery components, as there are many between Florence and…

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The secrets of cocktail rings

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Anello cocktail Azure, con una tormalina paraiba blu elettrico di 16 carati

Do you like cocktail rings? Do you know why they are called that? Here is their story and how to wear a cocktail ring ♦ Do you know why some rings are defined as cocktails? The story dates back to about a century ago: during the 1920s, too much alcohol was drunk, according to the…

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How to participate in an online auction

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Gioielli all'asta da Sotheby's

Do you know how to participate in an online jewelry auction? Here’s what you need to know to shop at an online auction ♦ There are diamonds sold at auction at stratospheric figures. But they are exceptions: in reality, at jewelry auctions there are also relatively affordable pieces, excellent jewels, even of major brands in…

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Peruffo, geometry lessons

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Orecchino indossato della Stones colelction

The solid geometries by Peruffo, brand of the Vicenza company Fratelli Bovo ♦ ︎ It is called Peruffo and is the creature of the brothers Bovo, a company founded in 1977 by the brothers Ivana and Luciano Bovo in Trissino, near Vicenza. In the goldsmith’s district the company has consolidated with jewelery production, and is…

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Andrea Fohrman, the first designer on the moon

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Collana in oro 14 carati con turchese, quarzo rutilato e diamanti

Andrea Fohrman: the moon is a precious satellite in Los Angeles designer collections ♦︎ She is one of the few women who do not are offend if someone tells her that she is lunatic. For a simple reason: she adores the moon and the Earth’s pale satellite is a source of inspiration for her jewels.…

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The future in the mosaics of the Sibyls 

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Anello Odalisque: la superficie superiore può ruotare

Three virtuous women of the ancient Roman mosaic technique and jewelery are the soul of Le Sibille, a Maison that has great success especially abroad The irresistible charm of the past. But with the impetus of those who see the future: with these premises Le Sibille proposes itself with its bridge between the ancient tradition…

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Gilberto Cassola, tradition is a flag

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Anello in oro, rubini, diamanti e zaffiri con la bandiera britannica

The jewels of Gilberto Cassola, Maison of Valenza that has just landed on the 1stdibs platform ♦ ︎ Is it possible, in 2017, to practice the profession of jewelry craftsman, at a high level, without being squeezed between the big brands that offer mass jewelry and famous Maison that enjoy eternal fame? Gilberto Cassola &…

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What does Fa Gioielli do with Alliori

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Anello in oro rosa con diamanti e smalti

Fa Gioielli, from family Alliori to the goals of Valenza tradition combined with the pleasure of innovating ♦ The Alliori family, from Valenza, has two fortunes. The first is to own an excellent company, Fa Gioielli, founded in 1960 on the initiative of Mario Alliori. The second is to have the designer, Alessandra Alliori, who…

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Giordini Embroideries

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Orecchini in oro con motivo floreale

The gold of Arezzo seen through the jewels of Giordini, a story begun in 1964 ♦ In 1964 Olga Giordini founded the company that bears his name and which lies in the gold district of Arezzo. After half a century, the Giordini remains a family business, offering jewelry craftsmanship, an Italian special way. Parenthesis: Giordana…

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Meini in the sign of Florence

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Anello con filigrana in oro e smeraldo

Meini Gioielli, the Florentine goldsmith’s tradition always has its charm ♦ ︎ The story is that of many other artisan realities of jewelery: the young apprentice who learns the secrets of craftsmanship, get to own business, opens his shop and also finds his stylistic way. So is born Meini Gioielli, a Florentine artisan shop. The…

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What is the lavaliere?

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Collana Lavallière in oro bianco, com diamanti, onice

Do you know what a lavalier necklace is? It is a typical element of jewelry and you may have sometimes worn it. Basically, a lavalier is … ♦ Things to know: if they ask you if you like a lavalier, sometimes also called a lavalier or lavalliere, know that it indicates a particular type of…

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All About topaz

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anello in argento ossidato con topazio blu e zaffiri arcobaleno

All about topaz, one of the most mysterious stones. It is also the stone of the month of November ♦ It is the stone of the month of November (with citrine), but the topaz is also one of the gems coveted since antiquity. There is, however, a point against him: if it is blue shade…

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The classic style seen by Marina J

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Collana vintage in oro 14 carati con perle e turchese

The classic jewel played by an experienced restorer of ancient jewelery: necklaces, bracelets and rings of Marina J ♦ ︎ From Russia to Los Angeles with the same think: jewels. The story of Marina Feldman, however, also goes through a parallel activity: the restoration of ancient jewels. He worked 25 years in the United States,…

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Artlinea bespoke

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Anello in oro rosa con diamanti neri

The novelties of Artlinea for the autumn-winter season: jewels that can be personalized with names and letters of the alphabet ♦ Near Arezzo, one of the Italian jewelry districts, Artlinea was born in 1983. The founder, Doriano Martinelli, then left the leadership to his son Alberto, who now leads the goldsmith company. It is one…

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The angelic jewels of Lucifer Vir Honestus

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Anello Wrap in oro e topazio

Lucifer honest man: who can say such a thing? The answer is: Luna Scamuzzi and her husband Paolo Mandelli, who twenty years ago founded Lucifer Vir Honestus, a jewelry brand that is now sold all over the world, from Milan to Miami, USA. The name of the Maison, better to clarify immediately, is the pseudonym…

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5 questions before buying a vintage jewel 

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Bracciale rigido Almasika Universum in oro 18 carati e tsavorite

Buying a ring, but also a necklace or a pair of earrings created many years ago, can be a bargain, and at the same time a pleasant research. There are many auctions that sell jewelry, often at an affordable price. But how to choose a vintage ring? Here are the six rules to follow ♦…

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How much are the Windsor jewels worth?

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La spilla appartenuta alla regina Vittoria. Al centro il numero 60 in caratteri slavi

British princes, kings and dukes buy jewels of great value. Which over time are re-evaluated. The jewels of the British royalty, the crown jewels, consist of more than 140 pieces. The entire collection uses 23,578 precious stones, including Cullinan I, the largest cut diamond in the world with its 530 carats: its value is estimated…

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Madina Visconti’s leaves online

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The jewels made with the ancient lost wax technique by Madina Visconti di Modrone ♦ Madina Visconti di Modrone, like her mother Osanna, has a passion for design, in particular that applied to jewelry (but also to furniture). The young designer has her own line with the Osanna Madina Visconti di Modrone brand in Milan.…

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