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News Edit: 10 February 2019

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A round up of this week's international jewellery news...

Ring bought at boot sale for £10 and kept in a box for 33 years is DIAMOND worth £740,000

The Sun: A cash-strapped mum paid £10 for a boot sale “glass” ring — but it was a £740,000 diamond.

Chaumet's high-jewellery ode to Africa, with a little help from artist Evans Mbugua and his menagerie of bejewelled beasts

The Telegraph: The elephant in the room when Chaumet presented its Trésors d’Afrique high-jewellery collection was not, in fact, in the room.

Piaget demonstrates its prowess with materials in high jewellery inspired by the Northern Lights

The Telegraph: One of the most fascinating things about gemstones is the way they’re formed, but what we see in high jewellery (and most commercial jewellery, in fact) are usually the cut and polished versions of the originals.

Why millenials love Gucci's Le Marché des Merveilles

The Jewellery Editor: Wondering what jewels millennials want? Look no further than Gucci's Le Marché des Merveilles, a seamless marriage of fashion and fine jewels.

Valentine's Day Gift Guide: The Best Jewelry For Unconventional Couples

Forbes: All relationships are unique, but some are more unique than others.

In My Jewellery Box: Net-a-Porter's Elizabeth von der Goltz

The Telegraph: Born in New York and raised in Hong Kong and Tokyo, Elizabeth von der Goltz studied art history but began her career in retail as a womenswear buyer at Bergdorf Goodman in New York.

The best vintage jewellery can be found online

The Tatler: From Cartier fine jewellery's iconic Panthère pieces to Chanel's gold, logo-emblazoned treasures, some of the greatest vintage jewellery can be found online.

Antiques Roadshow: ‘Startled’ Shock as expert reveals HUGE valuation for Italian jewels

The Express: Antiques Roadshow aired on BBC One this evening, and expert Geoffrey Munn revealed that some Italian jewels which someone brought it were worth around £20,000.

The Weekly Covet: Valentine's Day Jewelry

Town and Country: These earrings, necklaces, and rings will make your Valentine swoon.

Woman-To-Woman Jewellery

Vogue: A shift in society is spelt out in diamonds.

A private tour of Boucheron’s renovated home at 26, place Vendôme

Fashion Network: In 1893 Boucheron moved into 26, place Vendôme, in the Hôtel de Nocé, one of the most beautiful listed private mansions in Paris which has just been renovated with the support of the Kering group who owns the house.

Shop at the iconic Boucheron Place Vendôme in Paris and you might be invited to stay in the VIP guest suite

The SCMP: The newly restored 18th-century mansion has reopened in the French capital’s best-known jewellery destination.

The V&A Unveils Queen Victoria’s Most Precious Jewel

Vogue: The unveiling of the coronet, one of Victoria’s most important jewels, will kick off a year of bicentenary celebrations by the museum to mark the 200 anniversary of the births of the Queen and Prince Albert.

Valery Demure: 'We Need To Come Back To Meaningful Jewelry Purchasing'

Forbes: French-born and London-based, Valery Demure has carved out a singular position for herself on the European jewelry scene, as an industry reference and design disruptor.

Granite boulders feature in jewellery showroom by Richard Stampton Architects

Dezeen: Granite boulders skewered on metal poles are used to display jewellery in this Melbourne showroom designed by Richard Stampton Architects.

Wendy Ramshaw, inventive doyenne of British jewellery design who made paper earring kits for Mary Quant and later mixed gold, diamonds, feathers and pebbles – obituary

The Telegraph: Wendy Ramshaw, who has died aged 79, was a designer known for her extraordinarily imaginative jewellery.


Rebecca van Rooijen


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