Tag Archives: Jewelry Auction

Cartier: A Chic Way to Wake Up

Manjari Sihare of Saffronart explores Cartier’s timekeeping history New York: This week The Story by Saffronart offers a unique selection of watches and clocks in its collection, The Art of Keeping Time. An exquisite highlight of the collection is a … Continue reading

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Cartier’s Timekeeping Legacy

Manjari Sihare of Saffronart explores Cartier’s timekeeping history New York: This week Saffronart is offering a unique selection of watches in its Autumn Online Auction of Fine Jewels & Watches. Some exquisite highlights of the collection include the Ladies Bagnoire, … Continue reading

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Pearls: The Queen of Gems

Amy Lin of Saffronart explores the origins of pearls in relation to some of the opulent pearls featured in this month’s Auction of Fine Jewelry & Watches New York: From Cleopatra drinking a pearl dissolved in a cocktail to prove … Continue reading

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Cocoa-Coloured Diamonds

Medha Kapur from Saffronart shares a note on brown diamonds Diamonds have always been the most sought-after gems on earth, and for centuries, these precious stones have been desired and coveted across various cultures and geographies. I think “loving diamonds” … Continue reading

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Blue Velvet: The Myth of the Kashmir Sapphires

Amy Lin of Saffronart explores the significance of the Kashmir sapphire in this month’s auction of Fine Jewels & Watches New York: At 11,000 feet above sea level, miners risk dangerous situations to procure one of the most precious gemstones … Continue reading

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Indo-Deco and Viren Bhagat: A Brief Look at Art Deco in Indian Design

Amy Lin of Saffronart explores one of the facets of the role Art Deco continues to play in Indian design New York: Contemporary jewelry designer Viren Bhagat draws on India’s past in his work and fuses Art Deco with traditional … Continue reading

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A Walk Through of Exhibitions of Indian Silverware Worldwide from the 1850s to the Present

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on some of the main exhibitions of Indian silverware that have taken place around the world In conjunction with the Silver exhibit at Saffronart Delhi, the Saffronart blog is publishing articles on the history of silver … Continue reading

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India’s Glittering Past: From the Tavernier Blue to the Hope Diamond

Amit Kapoor of Saffronart on some of India’s most famous precious stones and jewels In my last blog post, I spoke about the ‘rich India’ of the past and its noble treasures. Some of the famous diamonds that have originated … Continue reading

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Oh my Gold! (Diamond, Dollars)

Amit Kapoor of Saffronart explores the diamond industry outlook for India  New Delhi: What does the sliding rupee mean to Indian diamond manufacturers/importers and to importers of gold? Today, these precious beauties are all imported to India (ironically, some of the … Continue reading

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