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musts news

portraits

inspiration

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Editor's Letter Passion for creativity

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Issue Globe The designers at a glance

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Basel World 2015 Elegance & Brilliance

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Pasquale Bruni at Basel World 2015

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Fabergé An objet d'art masterpiece

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Omi Privé Grand prize 0f 2015 JCK Jewelers’ Choice

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Sotheby's appoints David Bennett Jewelry Chairman

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Zolotas introduces the Love letter collection

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Avakian at the Doha jewelry & watches exhibition

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Meghna Patel Adventurous, luxurius & wearable

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Chimento Hand-made beauty & versality

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Gumuchian a collction for bees

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Mousson Atelier beauty setted in precious metals

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Adler introduces Flora, the fruit of artisanal expertise

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Amethyst The breathtaking beauty of gems

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Our Faves we introduce you to our Secret Garden

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Jewellery Historian ISSUE 08, YEAR 01 MARCH 2015 Lucas Samaltanos-Ferrier Founder & Editor-in-chief

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editor 's letter

Passion This issue is definitely a spring issue. It is like a garden, featuring unique and talented designers from all over the world, like each one of our issues. Since our first issue our main mission is to promote, inspire and educate and for this reason we look for designers, brands and artists whose work is exceptional and of the highest quality in all aspects. We are grateful to all brands and designers that decided to share their creativity and vision with us all, since many refused our invitation. With as a main goal to provide the highest-quality content for free on the internet, while keeping access to our e-magazine free to all users worldwide, we believe in free education of every person. Education is the key to building better lives for hundreds of millions worldwide. For us education is a fundamental right that requires free delivery and free access to material of high quality. But education is definitely the centre of huge economic interests. We believe in free education and we also believe that brands should support, financially and morally, initiatives that want to offer free access and information in order to promote designers & brands and educate readers for free. They should support "open source" initiatives instead of trying only to sell something. To the ones that support us morally we are thankful. One of our goals is to offer free knowledge, by offering free material to people interested in creativity, interested in discovering the amazing universe, the expertise and vision of famous international maisons. We believe and work with the goal of raising the awareness of jewellery & watch design as a form of creative expression. The Jewellery Historian is one of the few free e-magazines worldwide, related to jewellery & timepieces, to offer for free such a quality of editorial line and photography to its readers. All this is made with no financial support from anyone and it will continue to be made for as long as we will be able to do it.

Lucas Samaltanos-Ferrier Founder & Editor-in-Chief

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issue globe In every issue we introduce to you, jewellery designers, brands and artists whose work is exceptional and of the highest quality in all aspects. Meet the artists & columnists featured in this issue.

Meghna PATEL Meghna Jewels is the fine jewelry line by designer Meghna Patel. After launching a successful trend jewelry line in 2011, Patel transitioned into fine jewelry 2014. Inspired by her Indian heritage, Patel uses bold precious stones, layering her designs with her signature diamond pave arches. Overall, Patel’s process is simple and organic. Receiving constant inspiration for her designs through anything she falls in with at first sight, her pieces embody all the little elements that come into her life from the places she has lived and traveled.

GUMUCHIAN Gumuchian is a gem of a jewelry collection that’s treasured by the cognoscenti who can spot true European craftsmanship and superior design a mile away. Owned and operated with meticulous attention to quality by Anita Gumuchian and daughters Myriam and Patricia, this boutique company is proud to do it all, from the selection of brilliant diamonds through their family-run offices in Antwerp, to the actual manufacturing in the heart of New York.

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CHIMENTO Since 1964 the CHIMENTO family has been associated with unique and exclusive creations using gold as the undisputed protagonist. Showcasing a unique mix of creativity, craftsmanship and attention to detail, CHIMENTO’s creations have become synonym with top quality 18k gold Italian Jewelry.All CHIMENTO collections are a perfect blend of tradition and design, setting the new classic benchmarks of Italian jewelry with their elegant, refined and contemporary style.

MOUSSON ATELIER Mousson Atelier was founded in 2008 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Atelier was born as a result of an alliance of professionals with over 20 years experience in creating jewelry and collecting unique gemstones. Today Mousson Atelier keeps the family tradition of innovation and creates jewelry in a modern & classic style. Innovation in design and manufacturing quality are the key principles of the company. They pay great importance to creating jewellery that is valuable ultimately in its beauty.

Eva KOUNTOURAKI Eva Kountouraki was born and raised in a family of goldsmiths and jewelers. Eva’s brilliant path in the field of gemology was crowned by her collaboration with the Italian branch of GIA, the world famous Gemological Institute of America. Eva received special training from professional and experienced gemologist of GIA Italy, New York and California US, and for more than a decade she teaches gemology and jewelry design in GIA, transferring her experience, knowledge and passion for diamonds, gems and jewelry to her students -famous professionals from around world. At the Jewellery Historian we are proud to have in our team Eva Kountouraki and her monthly column in every issue. Every month, discover a new gemstone and the "Unique breathtaking beauty of gems". In this issue discover and learn about the amethyst.

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news Boutique openings, coffee table books, auctions, exhibitions & events. Everything new jewellery lovers must know, is here.

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Baselworld 2015

Baselworldhasbecomethelifebloodof the watch and jewellery industry, and dominates the annual schedule of luxury brands.

It is the single most important event that helps companies strengthen their business and establish new partnerships, sign important contracts or diversify their supply chain. The 2014 edition attracted more than 1,500 exhibitors from 40 countries, 150,000 visitors from 100 countries and 4,000 journalists from 70 countries.

The big diversity attendees coming from all five continents is what makes the exhibition tick. More importantly the world`s most renowned brands The worldwide impact of the show is showcase their collections exclusively tremendous and brands presenting at Baselworld and do not attend any their products at Baselworld, are sure other exhibitions, further adding value that the most important buyers from all to visiting professionals and company over the world will be there to see them.representatives. Baselworld is poised once again to capture the hearts and minds of everyone interested in the global watch and jewellery industry. With around 1,500 prestigious brands representing every sector expected to participate, Baselworld 2015 will bring together all the key players from

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At the upcoming Baselworld 2015, from March 19 to March 26, 2015, the crème de la crème of diamonds, gemstones and pearls will be showcased for the world's top jewellers, designers and manufacturers to discover.

watchmakers to jewellers, from diamond, pearl and gemstone dealers through to machinery manufacturers and other suppliers.

Baselworld 2015 March 19 to March 26, 2015 Messe Basel, Switzerland Opening times: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm (except Thursday, March 26: 9 am to 4 pm)

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Baselworld, the most highly acclaimed show in the world of timepieces and jewellery is also the venue where all the key global players of the diamonds, pearls and gemstones industry unite under one roof to display their most spectacular items.

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Brilliance & Elegance

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Baselworld 2015

Pasquale Bruni presents the new creation of the iconic collection Prato Fiorito, a unique set that seduce by the refinement of its craftsmanship and the gems of rare beauty.

piece of embroidery which allows glimpses of the skin and designs petals to dress up the décolleté. It is a piece of jewellery which depending on what it is worn with adapts to the feminine mood desired.

A creation capable of combining the excellence of Italian manufacturing with an unmistakable contemporary style.

The collier is composed of 3421 diamonds for a total of 31,51carats, one 4,46 carats morganite and 258 pink sapphires for a total of 10,54 carats. The set is completed by chandelier earrings in white gold, diamonds and pink sapphires.

The fine jewellery by Pasquale Bruni is masterfully expressed in the exquisite Fiori in Fiore necklace. Pink sapphires magically blend into the luminosity of diamonds set in white gold. A pavé flower and a drop of multifaceted morganite are the heart of this exquisite necklace. Each tiny flower that makes it up is attached to its neighbour by gold wire. The result is like a magnificent

The new creation will be unveiled at the prestigious Baselworld 2015, which takes place from March 19

to March 26, 2015, Messe Basel, Switzerland.

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FABERG É PEARL EG G An objet d'art Masterpiece

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Fabergé, the world’s most iconic artist jeweller, today revives its revered tradition of creating the most precious and coveted of objets d’art. Paying homage to the forthcoming centenary of the last Fabergé Imperial Eggs ever delivered, Fabergé has crafted an extraordinary, one-of-kind egg objet in collaboration with the Al-Fardan family, one of the world’s most renowned collectors of pearls. The Fabergé Pearl Egg is the first egg created in the ‘Imperial Class’ since 1917 where the Fabergé name and the Fabergé family have been united. Pearls have been coveted and treasured for millennia, linked inextricably with royalty, style and status. Fabergé is delighted to celebrate these "jewels of the sea" in the exquisite Fabergé Pearl Egg. The Fabergé Pearl Egg draws inspiration from the formation of a pearl within an oyster, and the egg’s painstakinglycrafted mother-of-pearl exterior opens to reveal a unique grey pearl of 12.17 carats, sourced from the Arabian Gulf and exhibiting exceptional purity and a highly unusual shade of grey. Harnessing 20 highly skilled workmasters, the objet embodies 139 fine, white pearls with a golden lustre, 3,305 diamonds, carved rock crystal and mother-of-pearl set on white and yellow gold. Each pearl adorning the Fabergé Pearl Egg was hand-selected by Hussain Ibrahim Al- Fardan from his private collection. An ingenious mechanism enables the entire outer shell to rotate on its base, simultaneously opening in six sections to unveil its treasure. The Pearl Egg is accompanied by a sumptuous Fabergé necklace of white pearls, diamonds and mother of pearl featuring a scallop motif, and finished with an exquisite 19.44 carat white pearl drop. Hussain Ibrahim Al-Fardan, Chairman of the Alfardan Group, commented: “I have a passion for natural pearls

and it took me many years to build my current collection gathering some of the most extraordinary pearls in the world. Fabergé has a great history in making jewellery for royalty and a truly precious Fabergé Egg is a luxury treasure and the symbol of a long-gone era of opulence. This is why I partnered with Fabergé to combine these two traditional treasures: the Fabergé Egg and natural Arabian Gulf pearls, to create an exceptional piece.” Robert Benvenuto, Fabergé President, said: “We are delighted to be sharing this historic moment - the unveiling of the Fabergé Pearl Egg - with Mr Hussain and Mr Ali AlFardan in Doha. It is a distinct pleasure and privilege for me and the Fabergé team to have collaborated with them in sourcing some of the finest pearls in the world for this creation. We hold our partnership, and indeed our friendship, with Mr Hussain and Mr Ali Al-Fardan, in the highest regard.” For thousands of years, the most desirable and valuable natural pearls came from the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Manaar in South East Asia. In the Middle East in particular, pearl- fishing was the pillar of the regional economy, booming in the 18th and 19th centuries as demand soared. The introduction of cultured pearls at the beginning of the 20th century and the exhaustion of oyster beds in the region contributed to the decline of the pearl trade, and saw the oil industry become the predominant source of wealth in the Gulf. As a result, natural oriental pearls have become highly sought-after wonders of nature given their beauty and lustre. The Fabergé Pearl Egg was unveiled at the prestigious Doha Watch and Jewellery Exhibition, which took place from 23rd to 28th February 2015 at the Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha.

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OMI PRIVÉ AWARDED GRAND PRIZE OF 2015 JCK JEWELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

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Fine gemstone jewelry designer, Omi Privé, is awarded the

Omi Privé also earned merits with its black opal and tsavorite

Grand Prize in the eighth annual JCK Jewelers’ Choice

garnet ring. This piece was announced as a finalist in the

Awards. Retail jewelers from around the world voted the 4.33

category of “Platinum Jewelry over $10,000.”

carat Lightning Ridge black opal ring by Omi Privé as the “Best Ring Design over $10,000,” and the Grand Prize winner.

Omi Privé designs have been honored in the JCK Jewelers’

Each year awards are given in multiple categories; the piece

Choice Awards each year since the brand’s launch in 2012.

that earns the most votes is honored with the Grand Prize.

The award winning opal ring is featured on the March 2015 cover of JCK Magazine. Further details of the ring may be

The JCK Jewelers’ Choice Awards is the industry’s biggest

viewed online at OmiPrivé.com or viewed in person May

retailer-determined design competition. Celebrating its

28th through June 1st at The Couture show, Wynn Las Vegas,

eighth year, Jewelers’ Choice continues to challenge

Salon 143.

designers and manufacturers to create innovative and salable pieces and to offer retailers the opportunity to vote

Omi Privé joins the passion of superior craftsmanship with the

on their favorites.

ultimate beauty of fine rare gemstones. As purveyors of the world’s greatest rarities, they select only the finest

The focus of the award winning ring is the extraordinary play

gemstones of unsurpassed quality for their fine jewelry

of color in the center black opal. The opal is accentuated

designs and many have been featured also in the Jewellery

with 0.46 carats of trillion green tsavorite garnets and 0.24

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carats of round blue sapphires. The shank of the ring sparkles with 0.42 carats of brilliant round diamonds. The ring was

Every Omi Privé piece is handcrafted in the United States,

crafted by hand in 18K yellow gold in Los Angeles, California. and exceeds the most exacting standards. Uniting the nature of the gemstone with the art of design is their "We are honored to win the Grand Prize award; it is very

specialty.

meaningful to me, as jewelry retailers are the ones that voted on our piece!" says Niveet Nagpal, President and Designer of

Please visit www.omiprive.com to view their complete

Omi Privé. "My passion lies in color, and I am especially

collection.

pleased with the way the colors come together in this ring. I am excited and honored that it has been recognized amongst so many beautiful entries."

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Business

SOTHEBY'S appoints David Bennett Jewelry Division Chairman In his new global role, Bennett — who is based in Geneva, Switzerland, will help design and implement a strategy of continued expansion and business development for the jewelry branch of the auction house. Jewelry sales at Sotheby’s in 2014 garnered $603 million, the highest annual total for the category ever. It also marked the third year in a row of record jewelry sales for Sotheby’s.

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SOTHEBY'S app oints David Bennett Jewelry Division Chairman Daryl Wickstrom, International Managing Director of

excellent position to experience continued growth

Sotheby’s Jewellery & Watch Divisions, on March 5,

beyond our recent record results, which culminated in

2015 announced the appointment of David Bennett to

2014 with our highest-ever annual total of more than

the newly- created position of Worldwide Chairman of

$600 million in sales. Our client base is constantly

Sotheby’s International Jewellery Division.

expanding – buyers from more than 74 countries participated in our auctions last year in New York,

Mr. Wickstrom commented: “David Bennett has led

Geneva, Hong Kong and London, with a quarter of all

Sotheby’s jewellery sales in Europe to an incredible list of

bidders participating in a Sotheby’s auction for their first

historic results over the course of his four decades with

time. I look forward to working with Lisa, Chin Yeow,

the Company. He is celebrated and respected

Patti, and our international senior specialist team to

throughout this field for his impressive scholarship,

continue building an exciting, diverse and innovative

extensive knowledge of jewellery and precious stones,

jewellery business that serves both new and established

and consummate skills as an auctioneer. Sotheby’s

collectors and influential members of the trade on a

global sales of jewellery are experiencing some of the

global basis."

fastest growth among the many collecting categories we offer, and in this new global role David will help

Under Mr. Bennett’s leadership, Sotheby’s Geneva has

design and implement a strategy for the continued

presented

expansion and development of this critical arm of our

importance, among them the legendary “Beau

business. With the support of a network of jewellery

Sancy”, a diamond that had once graced the

expertsthatisunparalleledintheauctionmarket,ledby

collection of Henry IV of France, and the magnificent

Lisa Hubbard, Chairman North & South America,

emerald and diamond tiara formerly in the collection of

Sotheby’s Jewellery, Quek Chin Yeow, Chairman Asia,

PrincessKatharinaHenckelvonDonnersmarck.Heisthe

Sotheby’s Jewellery, and Patti Wong, Chairman of

co-author, with Daniela Mascetti, of the celebrated

Sotheby’s Diamonds, the Company stands in a unique

reference book Understanding Jewellery, in print since

position to serve our rapidly-expanding client base.”

1989, and Celebrating Jewellery (2012).

Mr. Bennett said: “Sotheby’s jewellery sales are in an

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During his tenure, Mr. Bennett has presided over many record-breaking sales, including the “Graff Pink” that set the current auction record for any diamond and any jewel when it sold for $46.2 million in November 2010, as well as an extraordinary seven 100+ carat diamonds. He has been instrumental in presenting many of Sotheby’s most iconic jewellery auctions, including the Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor (1987), the Princely Collections of Thurn and Taxis (1992), and the collections of Ava Gardner, H.H. Begum Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan, Maria Callas, Gina Lollobrigida and, most recently, Dimitri Mavrommatis.

Infographic by JEWELLERY HISTORIAN with data courtesy of Sotheby's

Infographic by JEWELLERY HISTORIAN with data courtesy of Sotheby's

In the Geneva-based role, Bennett will design and implement a strategy for the continued expansion and development of Sotheby’s global jewelry business, which the auction house says is one of its fastest growing categories, achieving $603 million in sales in 2014.

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Love Letter

Love is a face, a name dressed in words, words expressing emotions. For Valentine's Day, ZOLOTAS House of Jewelry, inspired by the romantic power of a love letter, created and introduced the "Love Letter" collection in silver and gold, definitely a unique way to express your love by engraving this one word that will stay forever.

gold set with a diamond and a pink gold chain.

The ZOLOTAS house of jewelry has been writing history in the Decorative Arts since 1895. The house’s distinctive rings, drop earrings, necklaces and bracelets have been in the front line for more than a century.

The real bonus, is that you can engrave the back side with a private message, word or even a name. All you have to do is to ask for it and ZOLOTAS will do it for you. We asked to ZOLOTAS to do it for us and the result is gorgeous.

At the Jewellery Historian, we really loved the ‘Love Letter’ bracelet in 18KT yellow gold set with a diamond and a gold chain and the ‘Love Letter’ pendant in 18KT pink

With a retail price of €450 for each, this bracelet ( and the pendant as well) is an absolute must-have for all romantics fashionistas who know how to make a statement of elegance.

You can buy them in the ZOLOTAS boutiques in Athens, but also at the webstore of ZOLOTAS (www.zolotas.gr). For engraving in the back of the letter, please add your message, name or word in your order or contact ZOLOTAS by phone. To view the new collection visit a ZOLOTAS Boutique or visit the official website and webstore, that will send it directly to your home. www.zolotas.gr

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The house of ZOLOTAS celebrates the timelessness of luxury with creations that reflect history, tradition and passion for the 'unique'.T h i s u n i q u e d i s p l a y of the love has attracted international recognition of important personages, celebrities, social and political elite, such as Elizabeth Taylor , Jacqueline Kennedy, the Kennedy family, Catherine Deneuve, Grace Kelly, shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, all sought Zolotas creations.

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AVAKIAN

With boutiques in Geneva, London, Moscow, Beverly Hills and New York, and plans for Middle East, Asian and Russian expansion, Avakian has long been geared towards clients who seek the extraordinary - from extravagant crowns worn at the weddings of princes and princesses, to elaborate bespoke commissions for governments and oligarchs.

Bulgarian-born, American-educated Edmond Avakian, a civil engineer and a trained gemmologist, joined the jewelery business his parents had started in Lebanon. Edmond would later relocate to Geneva, opening his very first boutique there as well as four more round the world, before appointing his children, Haig and Corinne, as directors of the company.

The Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition is an unprecedented artisan exhibition of the world’s most luxurious jewellery and watches. Held annually in Qatar it attracts world renown jewellers, watch makers and exhibitors and jewellery enthusiasts. The aims of the exhibition are to demonstrate the latest trends in the industry today; showcase the most magnificent gemstones and sophisticated timepieces in the world; portray the dynamism of Qatar and its strong and progressive economy; and to encourage foreign investors to Qatar. We are proud to showcase some pieces of Haute Joaillerie that AVAKIAN presented at the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2015.

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Being a family owned business allows Avakian to respond immediately when clients call them with urgent requests for customised pieces, and in some cases, hand delivery. It means they regularly work with some of the same stone suppliers and the same Swiss and Italian workshops which we’ve been working with for over 30 years – all of them dedicated to remarkable craftsmanship, be it goldsmithing, enamelling or stone-setting. It also allows them to offer a uniquely

This year, AVAKIAN participated at the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2015, which was held in Doha from February 24 to February 28 at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

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A third-generation family jeweler, Avakian is accustomed to serving royalty, heads of state and the Hollywood elite.At Avakian, their design influences are as eclectic and international as their family history.

personal service. In particular in Beverly Hills, against Rodeo Drive’s backdrop of global luxury powerhouses, family-owned Avakian has a special cachet. Customers visiting the boutique in the legendary Beverly Wilshire hotel know they can speak directly to a member of the Avakian family.

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Adventurous, luxurius & wearable Meghna Jewels is the fine jewelry line by

opportunity to focus more on the intricate

designer Meghna Patel. Based is Chicago, designs and details of jewelry rather than and launched in 2014, the brand is defined

mass production. Meghna believes that,

by its use of stones, diamonds, and structural

across all cultures, jewelry is what completes

silver and gold to develop adventurous,

any outfit and that every detail in design

luxurious and wearable pieces.

should be specific and deliberate.

After launching a successful trend jewelry “My

pieces

are

the

product

of

my

line in 2011, Patel transitioned into fine imagination and things that inspire me in jewelry. The trend jewelry pieces were an everyday life. I want to design jewelry that instant hit and have graced by many

captivates

womens’

heart

and

soul.”

publications and has also been worn by Meghna’s process is organic, starting simply Blake Lively and Kelly Rutherford in the hit TV

with a sketch on a piece of paper. With

Show “GOSSIP GIRL”. The trend line was constant inspiration for her designs through carried in many reputed stores including anything she falls in love with at first sight, her Calypso St. Barth, Tootsies, Fred Segal, pieces embody all the little elements that Sophie’s Closet (Dubai) and many more.

come into her life from the places she has lived and traveled. >

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> Inspired by her Indian heritage, Patel uses

that come into her life from the places she

bold precious stones, layering her designs has lived and traveled. “What I hope to with her signature diamond pave arches. convey with every bracelet or ring,” says “It’s all about the touches of color, mixing Patel, “is a warm invitation to go where I black and white diamonds with beautifully have been and see what I have witnessed cut stones to add that little pop,” says the around the globe.” designer, “I love playing with the structural element

of

lines

and

symmetry

and What makes Meghna Jewels amazing is the

combining that with aspects of my Indian purity of the design line that mixes a unique lineage by using colorful stones to give my

cultural heritage, the one of the designer to

jewels that extra something.”

the world cultural heritage.

Overall, Patel’s process is simple and Her creations are an amazing start and at the organic. Receiving

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to

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her

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As

a

designs through anything she falls in with at

gemologist and a jewellery designer myself,

first sight, her pieces embody all the little

I am definitely sure that in the future Meghna

elements

will delight us with many more creations,

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After launching a successful trend jewelry line in 2011, the pieces were an instant hit and have graced by many publications and have also been worn by Blake Lively and Kelly Rutherford in“GOSSIP GIRL”.


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> "As a child, I loved to draw. Drawing was always something that came naturally to me. Like many young women, I became fascinated with the world of fashion. I would watch runway shows, and be particularly moved by the accessories that complimented each designer's piece. It wasn't long before my love of art and fashion merged and I began to draw jewelry. I envisioned these pieces hanging off the hand of women like me who loved color and haute couture.

that marks the birth of that particular piece. My favorite part of the design process is being able to witness the life of each piece.

Looking back at when I finally began to work on my pieces, I realize now what came out in some ways is representative of the places I've lived and traveled to. My pieces are not demure; they're adventurous. What I hope to convey with every bracelet or ring is a warm invitation to go where I have been and see what I have witnessed around the globe. I am grateful to all of the many fans, to the I begin simply, with a blank piece of paper cities which have inspired me, and the family and an idea. That idea can occur to me that helped propel me, and I wish just as anywhere, often, in the most unlikely places, many blessings to each of you. but soon enough I complete a sketch and 038 Jewellery Historian


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Since 1964 the CHIMENTO family has been associated with unique and exclusive creations using gold as the undisputed protagonist. Showcasing a unique mix of creativity, craftsmanship and attention to detail, CHIMENTO’s creations have become synonym with top quality 18k gold Italian Jewelry.All CHIMENTO collections are a perfect blend of tradition and design, setting the new classic benchmarks of Italian jewelry with their elegant, refined and contemporary style.

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Hand-made beauty, versatility, and reversibility

Chimento is the story of an all-Italian family,

The Company was founded on the intuition

gifted with initiative and will power, which and imagination of Adriano Chimento, the first started in 1964 in Grisignano di Zocco, a

Company's founder and President, and

province of Vicenza and the seat of Italy's today is run by the next generation of the goldsmith tradition.

family of jewelers, who is dedicated to original creativity and the guiding principles

2500 years ago, the Etruscans, in what is

of the brand. Chimento is one of the most

present-day Tuscany, created among the

important brands in the world of jewelry.

most beautiful gold metalwork of the ancient world. Today, Italy remains a leader Since 1964 the CHIMENTO family has been in the transformation of that precious metal into

masterpieces

of

design

associated

with

unique

and

exclusive

and creations using gold as the undisputed

craftsmanship.

protagonist. Showcasing a unique mix of creativity, craftsmanship and attention to

It was in the great tradition of the masters of

detail, CHIMENTO’s creations have become

Italian goldsmiths that Adriano Chimento synonym with top quality 18k gold Italian established a design and production studio Jewelry.All CHIMENTO collections are a for fine designer 18K gold and diamond

perfect blend of tradition and design, setting

jewelry in 1964 in Vicenza, Italy.

the new classic benchmarks of Italian jewelry with their elegant, refined and

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>Chimento has since grown into a successful wearing a precious jewel every day. Looking jewelry

manufacturer

with

a

global into the hearts of women, capturing their

presence in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

desires; every CHIMENTO piece is born for

Today Chimento S.P.A. has a 70,000 square

this. Original shapes, innovative materials,

foot

design evolution and research. And a lot of

design

and

production

studio

in

Vicenza, a small town in Italy known as the

passion.

gold capital of the world. Master goldsmiths

innovative and unique pieces that become

and

jewelers

combine

Chimento

successfully

creates

old-world fashion musts.

handcrafting with state-of-the-art processes like

electroforming

and

microfusion

to Chimento's collections offer a complete

produce a collection unique in style and assortment of gold jewelry. The taste and finish.

original interpretation of trends is best expressed in the DESIGN collection for

The production studio has over 140 skilled

women and the TRENDY collection for men,

employees, some of which manually create

while the classicism and elegance that has

each piece of jewelry by hand. Chimento made Chimento famous is evident in the jewelry provides the customer with beauty,

TRADITION and CLASSIC collections. HD

security, versatility, and reversibility.

Silver represents an innovative approach whereby

Chimento

has

brought

their

Chimento jewels are dedicated to women

particular and inimitable style to the world of

who love contemporary design and classic

silver. From now on, at Chimento, not only

style and want to experience the thrill of

gold will set the trends.

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A collection for bees

On any given day, if you walk into the can see the sketches and designs that will Gumuchian office in Manhattan, you will soon see several women buzzing around, all with

be

transformed

from

vision

into

wearable jewelry. One door down from

one goal in mind: to bring our clients the most Anita you will find Patricia developing ideas exquisite, timeless and perfectly executed

and sketching; she draws her inspiration from

jewelry they have ever seen or worn. Our

her travels and natural surroundings. Patricia

founder and visionary, Anita Gumuchian

adds sophistication and elegance to every

and her daughters Myriam and Patricia carry piece, ensuring that the design will not only on a family legacy in the jewelry industry that satisfy the tastes of our most discerning dates back over 100 years. Together, the customers, but also serve as a cherished Gumuchian excellence

women of

combine

traditional

the heirloom for future generations. Just down

European

the hall, Myriam will be in her office, dressed

craftsmanship with fashion-forward designs. to kill and dripping in Gumuchian jewelry. From this vision our “Designed by Women for Myriam’s contagious and vivacious energy, Women” mantra emerged, setting out to passion and hard work is impossible not to embody the confidence and beauty of all notice the moment you lay eyes on her. As women.

the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Myriam serves as the voice for Gumuchian’s

During your visit you will find Anita perched at jewelry and her experience in the industry her desk sifting through piles of the finest and knowledge of customer needs makes quality diamonds and gemstones to be set her perfectly suited to bridge the gap into precious metals to adorn our clientele.

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>The Gumuchian trio spends their days

North America Couture Show for best design

developing new designs with innovation with pearls & the Latin American Couture and an enthusiasm that radiates throughout

Show for best design in colored gemstones

the office and onto the jewelers’ benches. both in 1998. Couture Design Awards in 2002 Each design is brought to life by master

for best in bridal. In 2004 Gumuchian was the

jewelers in Gumuchian’s Manhattan atelier,

winner of the DPS & JCK for their diamond

never using anything below platinum or 18k right

hand

ring.

Myriam

Gumuchian

yellow, white and pink gold. This office is

became the first woman appointed chair of

where the team of women comes together

the JIC (Jewelry Information Center) in 2006

as one, treating each design as a tiny

and held the position for two years.

sculpture, ensuring each piece is built to wear with comfort while lasting a lifetime. In 2008 Gumuchian was the winner of the This is what it means to be “Designed by

Jeweler’s Choice award. In 2008 Myriam was

Women for Women”.

elected membership into the elite 24 Karat Club. Myriam received the Dedication &

The Gumuchian family has been in the Leadership award from New York Jeweler’s diamond and jewelry industry for more than

Group in 2012 (Myriam was the president

100 years. In 1979 Gumuchian was created in from 2010-2012). Winner of the Centurion New York by Anita and her daughters, 2012 Platinum design award for their threeMyriam and Patricia. Inspired by their

way

diamond

Gallop

necklace.

Most

European lineage the trio saw the need to

recently Gumuchian was the receiver of the

create a refined collection in order to better Centurion 2013 Platinum design award for serve the American market. From that vision, their Bowlero necklace as well as the AJA, Gumuchian’s “Designed by Women for

Armenian Jewelry Association Award for

Women” mantra was born, setting out to

Best International Emerging Brand of the

capture the confidence and beauty of all

year.>

women. Together the trio has created jewelry

recognized

for

its

creativity,

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> The luxury brand Gumuchian introduced a

earrings, pendants, rings, and five different

new apis-inspired collection at the JCK show bee-

related

charms.

“Many

of

our

on May 30th in support of the declining collections are inspired by nature” said Vice honeybee population that is affecting plant President of Sales, Myriam Gumuchian, “but life

and

food

supply

worldwide.

This

this aspect of nature didn’t just inspire the

collection we selected at the Jewellery designs, it also inspired us to be part of Historian to showcase.

something

bigger.

A

productive

hive

consists of successful teamwork, which we We definitely loved this nature inspired demonstrate daily in our New York office. The collection but we really loved that a portion

‘B’ collection represents our appreciation of

of the proceeds from the sale of the

these remarkable creatures and our goal is to

collection – which is simply named “B” – will bring awareness to this growing problem. If be

donated

HoneyLove.org,

to which

the

non-profit, honeybees continue to decline at the rate

supports

urban they are, we are all in big trouble.”

beekeeping and home gardens. According to recent studies, including those by the U.S. For

more

information

about

urban

Department of Agriculture, one in every beekeeping, visit www.honeylove.org three bites of food consumed in the United States

is

either

directly

or

indirectly

pollinated by bees. “I have never been afraid of bees. I think they’re

wonderful”

said

Patricia

Gumuchian, who was inspired to design the collection after reading numerous articles about the effects that a declining honeybee “I look around our office of women and think about the worker bees – who are the female bees – and how valuable they are to our livelihood.

Our

family

gatherings

and

holidays largely center on all types of foods. What would happen if these things just went away? The effects could be detrimental. We need to change what’s going on.” The suite itself is offered in 18K gold and includes both link and cuff bracelets, 078 Jewellery Historian

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Each bright personality is beautiful in its uniqueness. We appreciate those who can bravely make a statement and does not hesitate to reveal his or her identity every second. Mousson Atelier jewellery is unique, original and attractive - worthy setting for the extraordinary person. Mousson Atelier was founded in 2008 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Atelier was born as a result of an alliance of professionals with over 20 years experience in creating jewelry and collecting unique gemstones. Today Mousson Atelier keeps the family tradition of innovation and creates jewelry in a modern & classic style. Innovation in design and manufacturing quality are the key principles of the company. We pay great importance to creating jewellery that is valuable ultimately in its beauty. Creativity is a motion, a search, it's always a little rebellion. For this reason at Mousson Atelier they have abandoned the beaten path and stereotypes, and became

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A flash of inspiration allows Mousson Atelier to leave the narrow frames of the ordinary life. They are able to find something beautiful in everything – and show it to others. Their creations are beauty, set in precious metals and stones.

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Perfection reflects in the aesthetic sense of the creations by Mousson. Such a notable work, and marvelous collections, that you desire them all.

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Mousson Atelier collections live and constantly update. They feature exclusive jewellery pieces & stylish elegant products that are available to a wide audience with respect to each bright personality & its uniqueness.

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At Mousson Atelier, collections are the expert craftsmanship of the past and high-tech processes that look to the future.

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Mousson Atelier – is a unique jewelry design brand, producing jewelry of creative design and high quality, as only few brands worldwide do.

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As the proverb rightly says, one swallow does not make a summer. Yet, is it not flowers that mesmerise and herald the arrival of warm weather? Flora, the Roman goddess of spring and vegetation, is one of the most important Roman deities. Every year, a great festival was held in her honour across the Empire to encourage a bountiful harvest.

Inspired by these Floralia festivals, Adler’s new collection breathes life into delicate, twinkling buds. Each one blooms forth, revealing its colourful attire and unique beauty with each passing day. The magic emanating from these precious bouquets can be perceived in the details: sapphire, ruby, and yellow and white diamond petals shine clear and bright, adorning several sets of jewellery. The necklaces, earrings and rings are perceptively set; composed of a dozen stones, these blossoming jewels can reach up to thirty carats, with cuts that vary between round, pear and oval.

The fruit of artisanal expertise, these 18kt whitegold creations set with exceptional gemstones blossom at a woman’s touch and give rise to spring on Earth.

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The unique breathtaking beauty of gems

Amethyst

by Eva Kountouraki

Dionysus was the god of wine and fertility in ancient Greece, and just like the wine he represented, he had a dual nature. On one side he would bring joy and divine ecstasy and on the other side he would be brutal with a violent rage. One of those “angry” days when he was enraged with the mortals, he swore that he would release his tigers against the first human he would encounter. This is when he met Amethystos, a young and beautiful maiden, on her way to Diana’s temple. When the goddess saw the fierce animals running towards the girl, she instantly transformed her into a statue of colorless quartz in order to protect her. Dionysus awoke from the fierce rage he has fallen into, realized what he has done, and ashamed of his action he wept tears of wine over the statue. His tears stained the quartz and gave it a purple colour, creating the gemstone Amethyst. Ancient civilizations praised amethysts,

sometimes even more than other expensive gemstones. Romans and Greeks would drink wine from amethyst-laden cups as they thought that the gems would protect them from getting drunk and intoxicated. Actually, the term amethyst means notdrunk, sober. It was said that St. Valentine wore a ring that featured an amethyst with a carved cupid in it, while we meet amethysts in many religious jewelry, still today, as purple is thought to be the colour of Jesus Christ. Biblical references mention that amethyst is one of the twelve gems found in Aaron’s breastplate and that the twelfth foundation of the Holy City was built on amethyst. Amethysts are also protagonists in many royal regalia, like the beautiful amethyst tiara of Queen Mary of England and the Napoleonic amethyst parure of Queen Josephine of Leuchtenberg. >

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These amazing amethyst earrings by Nicole Landaw, have been previously shown in our issue 7 > All these legends, symbols and history have given amethyst a precious and unique character that still keeps it popular among the consumers. However, in today’s markets, amethyst is no longer a very expensive gemstone as many sources have been discovered and exploited, that made the gem more plentiful and more affordable. Still, high quality amethysts that exhibit a strong warm purple colour with reddish tints are rare and would sell for premium prices. Amethyst is the most famous variety of the gemstone species quartz, a large family of well-known and widely used gems that includes, among others, the yellow to orange-red citrine, the colorless rock crystal, the light green praseolite, the pink rose quartz, and the brown smoky quartz. Quartz is one of the most important minerals in the earth. It is found in many types of rock and in varying environments. If we keep the same basic chemistry but change the crystal class and formation we find aggregate quartz types such as chalcedony that comes in many different varieties, like agate, onyx, chrysoprase and carnelian, just to name a few.>

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A gorgeous amethyst ring by Crow's Nest, previously shown in our issue 3.

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Amethyst is the most famous variety of the gemstone species quartz, a large family of well-known and widely used gems that includes, among others, the yellow to orange-red citrine, the colorless rock crystal, the light green praseolite, the pink rose quartz, and the brown smoky quartz. Jewellery Historian

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“Ancient civilizations praised amethysts, sometimes even more than other expensive gemstones. Romans and Greeks would drink wine from amethyst-laden cups as they thought that the gems would protect them from getting drunk and intoxicated. Actually, the term amethyst means not-drunk, sober.� This amazing Kara Ross cuff bracelet, has been previously shown in our issue 3

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These unique earrings created by Farah Khan Fine Jewellery, feature gorgeous amethysts as center stone accented with diamonds and rubies. Unique creations of Farah Khan fine jewellery have been featured previously on our issue 4.

> Amethyst, like all quartz, is a durable gemstone with good hardness and toughness, properties that make it suitable for everyday use in all types of jewelry. It can be carved in unique shapes and polished in all cutting styles. It is one of the most versatile gemstones in the market today as it can be included in all jewels, from very high-end to more affordable. Its long and valued history and important symbolism make an unusual couple with the fact that it is readily available, which makes this gemstone attractive to everyone. Amethyst’s colour range is very narrow; in fact, quartz must be purple in order to be called amethyst. To this we can only add secondary tints that create reddish purple or violetish purple colours, while its tone can vary from very light to very dark, with the medium tone being the most desirable, as the rich purple hue look its best when neither too dark, nor too light. Dionysus who was the only God to have one mortal parent. This fact has always made humans feel a special connection with him, with his passions, anger, and very “mortal” feelings. All these subconscious sensations are conveyed from antiquity to today in amethyst. In fact, amethyst is one of those gemstones deeply connected with humans for millennia. Although its availability may give the impression of a less valuable gem, its beauty and long history is here to remind us that there is no such thing as an inferior or a semiprecious gemstone. In fact, there is, and never has been, anything “semi” in the power that amethysts exert on humans..

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Eva Kountouraki was born and raised in a family of goldsmiths and jewelers. Succeeding unprecedented results in the practice and theory of gemology, analyzing and identifying thousands of gemstones and diamonds, she graduated and acquired the prestigious certificate GIA Graduate Gemologist Diploma, which includes specific studies in diamond grading (GIA Graduate Diamonds Diploma) and colored gemstones (GIA Graduate Colored Stones Diploma). Her studies in the jewelry field continued and Eva got her Jewelry Business Management Diploma, gaining specialized knowledge about all the aspects of the jewelry industry. Her training continued with jewelry design and computer aided design.

“Amethyst’s colour range is very narrow; in fact, quartz must be purple in order to be called amethyst. To this we can only add secondary tints that create reddish purple or violetish purple colours, while its tone can vary from very light to very dark, with the medium tone being the most desirable, as the rich purple hue look its best when neither too dark, nor too light.”

Eva’s brilliant path in the field of gemology was crowned by her collaborationwiththeItalianbranchof GIA. Eva received special training from professional and experienced gemologist of GIA Italy, New York and California US, and for more than a decade she teaches gemology and jewelry design in GIA, transferring her experience, knowledge and passion for diamonds, gems and jewelry to her students -famous professionals from around world.

Eva Kountouraki

At the Jewellery Historian we are proud to have in our team Eva Kountouraki and her monthly column in every issue. Every month, discover a new gemstone and the unique breathtaking beauty of gems.

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