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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

9 Jewelry Blogs You Should Be Following

BY : Emily Zimmer

Ready to pop the question? Searching for that perfect diamond ring? Or maybe you’re in the market for the next original piece to add to your jewelry collection? Sounds like you have some research to do. Don’t worry, we’ve taken care of it. From antique to runway chic, these jewelry blogs will make you say “I do.”

 

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Topics: Antique Jewelry, Jewelry, Art, Buying Jewelry

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

The 2017 Whitney Biennial x Tiffany & Company Collaboration

BY : Taylor Carty

This year,  Tiffany & Company  teamed up with The Whitney for their Biennial art showcase to create a collection of a lifetime. Christopher Y. Lewis and Mia Locks are co-curators for the 2017 Whitney Biennial. They selected five artists to create a limited series in collaboration with Tiffany & Co. Many of the pieces displayed were inspired by past works featured by Tiffany and other artists. Harold Mendez, Ajay Kurian, Raul de Nives, Carrie Moyer, and Sarah Hughes collaborated with Tiffany artisans to create their stunning works. Each display case was centered at the entrance of the fourth floor of Tiffany’s Fifth Avenue flagship store. Tiffany’s flagship store has continuously been a destination for shoppers who are looking for high class jewelry, engagement rings, watches, and a wide variety of accessories. From the beginning, Tiffany & Co goods embodied three distinct characteristics, according to Tiffany & Co archivist Annamarie V. Sandecki: “Inspiration from either nature or the art of other cultures, innovative technique, and a reliance on unusual gemstones and metals," says Sandecki. These notable attributes are the reason Tiffany jewelry and accessories forever hold their value, making them family heirlooms, timeless pieces, and by all meanings of the word, classic. Additionally, it has become attractive for jewelry collectors to sell their Tiffany jewelry or diamonds
 
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Topics: Jewelry, Selling Silver, Tiffany & Company, Art