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Taylor Carty

Taylor is a content writer and media journalist for Luriya. She specializes in covering fashion news and jewelry events. When she is not in the office, you can find her expertly perusing thrift stores and charming boutiques.
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NYC Antique Jewelry and Watch show.

BY : Taylor Carty

The New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show took place this past month from July 27-29 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. As explained by the shows official site, this immersive antique and estate jewelry showcase provides attendees with a unique experience, allowing them access to authentic, uniqe, and historical merchandise. Over one hundred of the world's most elect jewelers and dealers gathered at the showcase, as the New York Antique & Watch Show fearlessly attracts antique jewelry aficionados, seasoned collectors, fashion trendsetters, well-known celebrities, and socialites.



We at Luriya were privileged to walk the floors of the showcase, while glimpsing some knock out jewelry and time pieces along the way. Read on to catch the highlights of the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show. 

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Topics: Watches, Antique Jewelry, Buying Jewelry

The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition: Patek Philippe + The Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club

BY : Taylor Carty

Renowned watch company Patek Philippe has collaborated with the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club to bring a captivating display of luxury timepieces for the public to see. Running from July 13th to July 23rd, 2017 at the Cipriani on 42nd street in NYC, this 11-day public exhibition showcased Patek Philippe’s tradition of high-precision watch manufacturing and insight into the company’s 178-year history. A commemorative catalog is available for attendees to purchase during the exhibition. This catalog highlights the luxury timepieces, rare handcrafts, and current novelties created by Patek Philippe.

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Topics: Watches, Antique Jewelry, Art

Mrket / Project Trade show standout Men’s watch brands.

BY : Taylor Carty

The New York City annual Men’s Project and Mrket show aims to unite the fashion retail decision makers and the world’s top fashion brands. Companies from all over the world come to showcase their brands and latest collections. Men’s accessory trends can be forecasted at this year’s summer trade show.

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Topics: Watches

Ancient Byzantine Jewelry at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

BY : Taylor Carty

The Metropolitan Museum of Art otherwise known as the Met, is located on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The Met showcases over 5,000 years of art from around the world. Everyday, the met is visited by millions of people seeking to experience the various exhibits on display in the museum's two-million-square-foot building.

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Topics: Gold, Art

AARYAH trunk show at Dreams On Air

BY : Taylor Carty

Dreams On Air is a prime retail space and showroom in SoHo that features emerging and established artists fashion and accessories. Designer, Megan Kothari’s brand AARYAH is the newest collection showcased at Dreams On Air. AARYAH is a contemporary jewelry brand that takes inspiration from tribal traditions. AARYAH is a Sanskrit word that translates to "Precious and rare." The word inspired the birth of AARYAH. Each piece of handmade tribal jewelry is created especially for confident trend-setting risk takers. Each piece of jewelry is handcrafted by Indian artisans who use rigorous techniques to combine contemporary designs with traditional Indian style. “I want to be known for making traditional tribal jewelry wearable and relatable while promoting traditional artistry,” said Megan in an interview with the emerging designer.

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Topics: Jewelry, Events, Art, Sterling silver