• Though best known for its elaborate enameled Easter eggs produced for the Imperial family, the legendary goldsmith and jeweler produced thousands of items.

    From left: Lara a Talashkino Brooch, Flower Train Egg Pendant, Skater on the Neva Brooch.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 05, 2014, 7:51 AM EST
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  • Last year, the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam celebrated the Impressionist master’s 160th ‘birthday’ with a series of commemorative timepieces.

    Last year, the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam celebrated the Impressionist master’s 160th ‘birthday’ with a series of commemorative timepieces.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 10, 2014, 7:50 AM EDT
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  • Necklace from Mughal dominions; late 18th Century- early 19th Century gold, diamonds, emeralds, enamel. From a private collection.

    The exotic, colorful jewel creations of India are the subject of a major new show underway at the State Museums of Moscow Kremlin entitled “India: Jewels that Enchanted the World.”

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 14, 2014, 7:50 AM EDT
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  • The Graff Classic Butterfly watch collection will be unveiled at Baselworld 2014.

    Graff Diamonds will be participating for the first time in the mega-watch fair Baselworld this year and the British jeweler will leave no stone unturned in its bid to impress.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 17, 2014, 7:50 AM EDT
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  • A drawing by Wallace Chan for one of the pieces he will be presenting.

    From tribal art and Roman coins to Islamic art, rare books, and Art Deco furniture, the prestigious fair has it all, including an increasingly popular section for haute joaillerie.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 18, 2014, 7:39 AM EDT
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  • Containing a Vacheron Constantin watch within, the gold egg is one of only three Imperial Fabergé Easter Eggs known to have survived the Bolshevik Revolution.

    It’s the ultimate Easter egg — crafted by Peter Carl Fabergé for Russian royals, no less — and it’s going on display for four days only from April 14 in London.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2014, 7:42 AM EDT
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  • Graff Diamonds has unveiled the $55 million Hallucination timepiece at Baselworld, which uses a kaleidoscope of over 100 carats of rare multi-coloured diamonds to create the most expensive watch ever.

    Graff Diamonds has unveiled the $55 million Hallucination timepiece at Baselworld, which uses a kaleidoscope of over 100 carats of rare multi-coloured diamonds to create the most expensive watch ever.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 27, 2014, 7:52 AM EDT
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  • Paillonné enameling, feathering, and Japanese lacquer work are only a few of the artistic crafts watchmakers embraced for their latest creations unveiled at Baselworld 2014.

    Paillonné enameling, feathering, and Japanese lacquer work are only a few of the artistic crafts watchmakers embraced for their latest creations unveiled at Baselworld 2014.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 08, 2014, 7:53 AM EDT
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