Ô Miranda, toi qui illumine de ta beauté la mer bleue

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Kenneth Jay Lane coral brooch, my photo of the sea in Tenerife (Puerto de la Cruz), Mucha illustration and Sir Frank Bernard Dicksee’s painting “Miranda” (1878).

Elegance from the past…

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Reynaldo Luza illustration, Edward Chiu’s earrings (jade and onyx), Corrado Giuspino’s bracelet (jade, onyx and diamond) and an Art Deco bracelet (onyx, diamond and rock crystal).

Beauté intemporelle

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Vogue cover by the Art Deco illustrator Georges Lepape (Vogue September 1926) and Janis kerman’s brooch and earrings.

The Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna

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Painting of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (wife of Emperor Nicholas II) and Fabergé Eggs and frame. The Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna was born in 1872 as the Princess Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt in Darmstadt, Germany. She was a the daughter of the Princess … Continue reading

Byzantine magnificence

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Byzantine inspired brooch and earrings by Gripoix Paris. Mosaic from the Basilica of San Clemente dated of 1130s (Byzantine Empire), in Roma, Italy (1130s)

Byzantine cross

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Byzantine cross by Chanel (vintage). If you like Byzantine jewelry, you should like Chanel jewels, Diego Percossi Papi, Ben Amun, Sylvia Toledano, Gripoix and Julie Vos. The background is a detail of a 6th century Byzantine mosaic in the apse … Continue reading

The vintage costume jewelry house Monet

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Monet Jewelry was launched in 1937 by the brothers Michael and Joseph Chernow in New York. Before, their company Monocraft Products created handbags with gold-plated appliqués and monograms. With Monet, they wanted to create fine jewels using high quality materials … Continue reading

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