Author: Nastya Ivlieva

Jewels tell a story

In small medieval town of Elba Island Capoliveri there is a museum entirely dedicated to the shipwreck of the steamship Polluce. I just happened to be there and was impressed by the story of...

Marc Koven. Paris-New York

Today I discovered a new name in jewelry art. It’s Marc Koven. It has been written about him really very little. I learned briefly about his biography and career from the New York Times...

Story of one ring

This wonderful historical gold ring with sharply cut smoky quartz and black enamel belonged to the Vasa dynasty, which occupied the thrones of Sweden and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The ring is known as the...

Elsa Peretti. Going beyond the horizon

Elsa Peretti, a master of the modern jewelry design and an author of the emblematic Tiffany jewelry, has passed away on the eve of spring. Her designs, looking into the future, revolutionized fashion and...

Chanel diamond chord

To pay tribute to its legendary parfume No 5, Chanel immortalized it in a 55.55-carat diamond necklace framed by 104 small round diamonds and 42 baguette-cut diamonds. The jewelry has become an important milestone...

A story of a toi et moi ring

What do you think about such a story for this simple gold toi et moi ring with diamond and blue sapphire. A promising army officer falls madly in love with a widow whose husband...

Jewelry mood in ‘Bridgerton’

Finally I watched the Bridgertons, which had became the most popular Netflix series and been widely criticized for historical inaccuracy. I could never realize why to scold for something that no one a priori...

The Best Jewelry at the 2021 Golden Globes

There was no red carpet and in-person meetings. The Golden Globe 2021 was a remote ceremony. The nominees were thousands of kilometers apart watching the show from around the world and prepared to make...