‘The Crown Jewels of Hollywood’, The collection of Elizabeth Taylor at Christie’s New York

‘Celebrating The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Taylor’, this totally stunning jewellery collection will be for sale at Christie’s New York within a few days. Enjoy this immens beautiful jewellery collection which is devided in ‘The Legendary Jewels’ and ‘Jewelry’ at the Christie’s evening auctions. The profits will be for ‘The Elizabeth Taylor
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Never had a tattoo, will this be my first one..

..by Chanel! This reminds me of my book “Victorian Jewellery”. The eclectic use of classical elements in contemporary jewellery is absolute lovely! I have to look for a good opportunity… These Ephemeral Tattoos from Chanel are a true fresh add to new visions, cost $75 excl. shipping costs, which you are able to order at
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“Jewellery Pouches”, by Clinch from Antwerp!

They’re all so beautiful! They’re all a joy for the eye! Once you’ve seen & felt these unique leather pouches you will never forget them! Designs by Candida Romero, Rob Ryan, Yseult Digan, Brecht Evens, Minakani & Clinch. Handmade by skilful artisans in such beautiful way with an eye for each and every detail, great designs &
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“At the Russian Court”, Palace and Protocol in the 19th Century, Hermitage Amsterdam

Exhibition open until 13 January 2010.

Portrait of Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, by Nikolai Bodarevski 1907

This spectacular exhibition with impressive pieces of jewellery next to the most beautiful gowns, “daily life” garments, photos, paintings and objects gives an extraordinary impression of the 19th century Russian Court protocol. Which was about “splendour & pageantry”… it was a real joy for my
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Fashion designer Mary Katrantzou inspired by jewellery


This time it’s the other-way around…Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou lights a new fresh look to fashion! Inspired by jewellery and perfume bottles she created a funny chic new “Ready to wear-line” for the Autumn & Winter 2009/2010 collection. For more pieces of her you’ve got to look at www.marykatrantzou.com



Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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