Articles from December 2015

Christian Dior Gems
Christian Dior was probably the most influential designer of the 1950’s, becoming a big name in the world of fashion with his  “New Look”. Towards the later years of the 1940's he accessorised his fashion line with glamorous and opulent Dior jewellery such as his asymmetrical crystal necklaces, animal pins, and flower tremblers which were specially commissioned for each collection.                     Above :Christian Dior Jewellery for sale at Modern Vintage Style  including Dior vintage earrings Dio..
All about the Amethyst Gemstone  Amethyst is known to be a purple variety of the mineral quartz and is often used to make beautiful amethyst jewellery including amethyst earrings,  amethyst bracelets, and rings. The name amethyst comes from the Ancient Greek where it meant “not intoxicated”. This stemmed from the belief that the stone would protect the wearer form drunkenness. The amethyst is a semi precious stone and is one of several forms of quartz    Colours of Amethyst and Where it is Found in the World Amethyst occurs in different colou..
  The Allure of Vintage  Cartier Vintage Art Deco Necklace Set  When a 1925 Cartier vintage necklace set with diamonds and rubies came up for auction in Hong Kong in the year 1994, it went unsold. However, nineteen years later, the same vintage necklace fetched more than twice the earlier estimate, selling for HK$4.82m to a select private collector. The sparkling gems in the necklace were set in a classic art deco style, designed by a very renowned French jewellery house. However despite the necklace’s provenance, the experts say that demand for such pieces, particul..
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