Indian jewelry 

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Polki jewelry : Introduced by the Moghuls, Polki uses natural unfinished diamonds. The diamonds are flat or uncut, in its natural shape and set on 24 carat gold. The technique used to make polki jewels is called “Jadau”.  Lac and fine … Continue reading

A flowered afternoon at the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris

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Created in 1775, the park and the castle are located in the Bois de Boulogne. It was built in 64 days due to a bet between Queen Marie-Antoinette and her brother-in-law, the Count d’Artois. The park de Bagatelle is a … Continue reading

Paraiba tourmaline jewelry

Paraiba tourmaline is a copper-bearing tourmaline. The name comes from the location where the stone was discovered : in the Brazilian state of Paraiba (city of Sao Jose da Batalha). This fine gemstone had been found in 1989 by the miner Heitor Barbosa.

The vivid blue green colour of the paraiba tourmaline is unique. It is the rarest tourmaline. Two other deposits were found in 2001 in Nigeria and in 2005 in Mozambique. However, the color isn’t exactly the same compared to the Brazilian paraiba tourmaline.

The Italian fashion photographer Julia Noni

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Julia Noni is an Italian fashion photographer. Since 2012, she has been based in New York. The photographer creates fashion photoshoots for famous magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and W magazine. Julia Noni produces also adversiting photos ; Kenzo, Dior, … Continue reading

The Russian fashion photographers Yakovlev and Aleeva

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The couple Andrey Yakovlev and Lili Aleeva are Russian fashion photographers from Moscow. Andrey Yakovlev is charged of the photo execution while Lili Aleeva is charged of the artistic direction (decor). The duo is very inspired by art (painting), the … Continue reading