Exhibit Reviews Archive

  • Georgia Museum of Art exhibits lovers’ eyes

    The collection from which the exhibition is drawn, put together by David and Nan Skier, is the largest in the world and contains more than 100 objects, both decorative and functional, from simple lockets to lavish rings, each of which features an eye miniature. Although […]

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  • Masterpieces of French Jewelry – Postwar Period

    Masterpieces of French Jewelry – Postwar Period  After World War II there was a scarcity of precit the fine translucency of the blue enameling as well as the dimensional design of the life-like bird. After World War II there was a scarcity of precious metals […]

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  • Masterpieces of French Jewelry–Contemporary Collection

    Psychedelic colors –pinks, yellows, orange, turquoise and greens—all mixed together in patterns of dots, circles, lines and squares became the fashion for the 60’s and 70’s.  The jewelry of the time also reflected freedom of style and color. Gemstones were set “invisible” in jewelry to […]

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  • Fruit Salad

    Cartier and America the  exclusive exhibit will debut at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco on December 17th, 2009, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cartier in the United States.  The exhibit will feature several famous and important works by Cartier, one of which […]

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  • Cartier & America at the Legion of Honor

    Masterpieces of French Jewelry Exhibit at the Legion of Honor 2008

      In 2008 the Legion of Honor in San Francisco held an exhibition of some ofthe most important works by French Jewelers and objects d’art called “Masterpieces of French Jewelry.”  This exhibit was put together by the National Jewelry Institute. The collection spanned over a […]

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  • Faberge Museum opens a new permanent exhibition dedicated to gold jewelry over the past 2,500 years

        Pre-Columbian gold item in the new “Gold of the World” exhibition. BADEN-BADEN.- The Faberge Museum opened a new permanent exhibition of more than 100 gold treasures acquired over the past several years at major auction houses and through private purchases. “Gold of the World” […]

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  • 10,000 diamonds go on display at Buckingham Palace to mark the Jubilee

    Queen Mary wears the Delhi Durbar Tiara set with Cullinan III and IV, 1912, Thomson. Photo: The Royal Collection © 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LONDON.- More than 10,000 diamonds set in works acquired by six monarchs over three centuries go on display at […]

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  • New exhibition featuring rare, spectacular designs of Carl Fabergé at the Bowers Museum

      SANTA ANA, CA.- Discover the spectacular designs of Carl Fabergé, the master goldsmith and legendary jeweler still celebrated for his inventive designs and meticulous craftsmanship, through a special exhibition, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars at the Bowers Museum. “There have been many Fabergé […]

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  • Maharaja Exhibit at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

    Maharaja— the mere mention of the word brings to mind images of colorfully decorated elephants and turbaned Indian Kings be-jeweled in diamonds, emeralds, gold, rubies, brocades and layers of pearls.  The translation of Maharaja, from its Sanskrit root, is ‘king of kings’ and ‘great king’.   […]

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  • Artistic Luxury at the Legion of Honor – Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique

    In 1900 the three world’s greatest designers of luxury goods displayed their creations at the Exposition Universelle in Paris and left an impact on the world with their innovation of unique art.  Paris became known as the “City of Lights” when the Eiffel Tower was […]

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