Jewellery records US$ 316 billion sales in 2016

July 25, 2016

According to a new research by Euromonitor, jewellery is the best performing personal accessories category with sales worth US$ 316 billion in 2016. It is also the fastest growing segment within the personal accessories industry with 3 percent growth between 2015 and 2016. Jewellery, that includes both costume and fine jewellery, experienced 15 percent year-on-year growth of internet retail sales, reaching US$ 19 billion in 2016, up from US$ 9 billion in 2011. Interestingly, the 16 percent growth of internet retailing for fine jewellery is higher than the growth of internet retailing for costume […]

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Buccellati opens New York flagship store

March 12, 2015

Buccellati, will celebrate its New York City flagship store on Madison Avenue with an exhibition of one-of-a-kind jewelry creations inspired by masterpieces from Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard, Winslow Homer, Mikhail Larionov and Odilon Redon, kindly provided by Wildenstein & Co., Inc. While keeping the Italian Renaissance at the core of their design aesthetics, Andrea and Lucrezia lead the house further into the 21st century as they draw inspiration from a new creative wellspring. In this case, the jewels being unveiled reflect a refreshed approach as they express their deepest emotions related to some of the most famous masters of the impressionist […]

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Louis Vuitton V Fashion Jewelry Collection Screams LV

March 11, 2015

Wear the iconic V around the neck and wrists as well as on fingers and ears with the new Louis Vuitton V Fashion Jewelry Collection. Designed by Nicolas Ghesquière, the blingy fashion jewelry collection brings together the graphic minimalism of the creative director of the house of Louis Vuitton and the V signature directly inspired by Gaston Louis Vuitton’s design. Including the Essential V and Unchain V, the collection debuted at the French fashion house’s Fall 2014 fashion show. Also carrying forward the trend of Art Deco movement, the V collection is designed to to appeal to the woman who desires […]

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The Ultimate Arm Candy: Jewelry Made From Crashed Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis And More

March 4, 2015

When it comes to arm candy, Crash Couture comes with the ultimate bragging rights. Made from crashed European luxury cars, they create custom, one-of-a-kind jewelry made with semi-precious stones and hand engraved designs. Crash by Minabea is owned by Christi Schimpke who works her magic from her husband’s Los Angeles automobile collision body shop catering to high-end clientele and their luxury cars. Her unique pieces range in price from $450 to $10,000 and include such luxury cuffs as the Lamborghini made from a Lambo Gallardo with 14k gold metal bands ($1,000), White Maserati hematite […]

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