‘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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“Mandela charity trustee resigns over Campbell diamonds”

The former head of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund resigned, admitting he secretly kept the diamonds received of Naomi Campbell.

Please read this article, published by BBC, 18 August 2010.


U.S. gem group bans Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds

A leading diamond trading network has barred its members…Please read this article. Published 16 August 2010, by Reuters.


“Naomi Campbell versus (blood)diamonds”, The Hague, The Netherlands

If you would like to read more about “blood diamonds” and fair trade in the jewellery industry, please read my article “Fair trade in the jewellery industry luckily now slowly coming” on this blog.


Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars, Houston Museum of Natural Science

New Exhibition featuring rare, spectacular designs of master goldsmith Peter Carl Fabergé. The legendary jeweler to the Russian Tsars. Opening at November 13, 2009.

Highlights of the exhibition include this extraordinary beautiful Tiara of Empress Josephine (Fabergé only made a few tiaras), The Nobel Ice Egg, Fire Screen Picture Frame, Nicholas Presentation Box and many more objects. If you would like
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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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