Jewellery

Review
Book Shorts

Catalogue of Colmar Treasure conjures up picture of 14th-century bourgeois Jewish life in France

Hoard of objects loaned by Paris's Musée de Cluny to the Metropolitan Museum of Art tells a complex tale

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Cloistered Nimrud treasures to be discussed by Iraqi scholars at delayed British Museum conference

Few have seen the Nimrud gold, a cache of eighth-century BC Assyrian royal gold

Interview
Jewellery

Wakanda comes to Washington

Douriean Fletcher, who made the jewellery for Black Panther, speaks at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Qatar

Qatar dynasty’s collection of jewels and antiquities will be shown in the heart of Paris

The Al-Thani collection to be displayed at revamped Hôtel de la Marine over 20 years, in a deal that will help fund the building’s restoration

Analysis
TEFAF Maastricht 2018

The jewel in Tefaf's crown

We speak to a few specialists about the jewellery trade ahead of the fair

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Art market

SJ Phillips: downsizing but “not closing down”

Long established London jewellers will hold sale at Sotheby’s following move to smaller premises, but director insists it is “business as usual”

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Museums & Heritage

Hitler’s ‘Renaissance’ jewels fashioned in the 19th century

Rijksmuseum’s examinations reveal truth about pendants

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Collectors

The collectors: Jewellery, watches and wine

Alternatives to fine art

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Exhibitions

V&A strengthens ties with Qatar by showing pearls exhibition from Doha, despite ethical concerns

Museum closes a cultural gulf

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Interviews

Interview with Simon de Pury: “Photography may slacken off; design has great potential”

Phillips’ international star talks about plans for the future, guarantees and what happens to those unsold pictures

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Subodh Gupta

Claude Berri pendant inspires sculptor

Gupta collector’s item

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Art Basel

Cartier steps in to replace Bulgari as Art Basel sponsor

The termination of Bulgari's funding provided the perfect opportunity for Cartier to take up the mantle

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Fabergé

Historian says Vekselberg Fabergé egg is fake

St Petersburg

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Sotheby's

Decorative arts today: Where to find that coffee-filter ballgown

Contemporary applied crafts on show at Sotheby’s

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Exhibitions

Tiaras at the Victoria and Albert Museum

A dazzling display of grand jewels

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Jewellery

Books: Henri Vever's Bible of French jewellery studies

The Vasari of his field, Vever was himself a jeweller—though like Vasari he is better known for his writing

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Paris Biennale

Themed shows in the Paris antique shops during the Biennale

Renaissance jewels (and a master faker revealed), maiolica, Empire and eighteenth-century French lacquer furniture, the life of women between Orient and Europe, Art Deco, Finnish painting, the Brueghels and art from Oceania

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Persian art

State Hermitage Museum's show of Iranian jewellery from Patti Birch's collection recalls an age where the export of archaeological finds was legal

The Shah's policy decreed that private individuals could sponsor excavations and keep a portion of the finds

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Art market

Fifty percent is brought by men

Geoffrey Munn gives an insider view of the last year

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Art market

There has been a softening in the middle-range of the art market

Percentage rates are down in many areas for the first half of the season

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Exhibitions

5,000 visitors in ten days to see Wartski’s tiaras

Sales of the catalogue have raised nearly £35,000 for the Samaritans

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Fakes & copies

Master faker Alfred André's cache of evidence revealed

“Renaissance” jewels in the National Gallery are by the hitherto unknown faker

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Exhibitions

What's on: Real fakes

Rotonda della Besana, Milan

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Jewellery

International Silver and Jewellery Fair exhibition examines royal jewellery: real, revived and faked

“Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen Scots: History and Myth” is on show, along with several groundbreaking seminars

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Exhibitions

Happy birthday to Wartski

Gold box exhibition to celebrate 125 years