Paradise lost – and discovered

By Tereza Urbankova. One of the stories in the Milton’s Paradise Lost talks about temptation and fall of Adam and Eve. The story is about the temptation of an island which has experienced a few falls in its remarkable history… Santorini, Greece, a likely source for…

Rijksmuseum, A Sense of Beauty and Time

The Collection The Rijkmuseum’s presentation is a journey through Dutch history, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. The story of the Netherlands will be presented in an international context in chronological order, divided across four floors and 80 galleries. More than 8,000 paintings,…

Girard-Perregaux, Haute Horlogerie

The Girard-Perregaux Manufacture is proud to see the work of its watchmakers rewarded by the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2016. Indeed, the Manufacture which celebrates its 225th anniversary this year had the honor of seeing its emblematic Three Bridges distinguished twice yesterday during the…

Rituals, the 2016 winner

Rituals had the honour to receive the ‘Best Retail Global Expansion’ award at the 21st edition of the MAPIC Awards in Cannes. This award honours the retailer that has managed to extend its presence on an international scale in the past two years. Both quantitative…

Interview Andrea Velázquez

Who is Andrea Velázquez? My name is Andrea Velázquez. I am a Spanish jeweller born in 1978 that discovered my passion about this art when I was a young girl whilst looking at my mum’s jewellery. All those pieces woke up my curiosity: the materials…

Pacífica: Lost treasures, found memories

By Vania Ruiz Villarroel: Pacific is the most recent collection presented by Vania Ruiz, from Casa Kiro Joyas, at Joya Barcelona 2016.  Inspired by lost memories and found treasures in shipwrecks along the Pacific Ocean, her jewelry evoques antique pieces, devoured by time under the…

Prague in time & light

By Patricie Polakova. Every season has something  special and magical to share with us and as we are entering the final part of  the year,  what was not done by now will certainly become more important for us with every upcoming day. Prague has many…

Swarovski unveils its Holiday gift guide

Swarovski’s brilliant selection of jewelry and accessories are the perfect gift this festive season. Designed to be mixed and matched or worn as statement pieces, the Holiday selection features a sparkling range of gifting options, ranging from on-trend to timeless, all designed to suit any…