Video: Rubies from Aappaluttoq

On May 2017, Field gemologists Vincent Pardieu and Philippe Ressigeac were invited by Greenland Ruby and LNS Greenland to visit their ruby mining operation at Aapaluttoq in Greenland. During that visit they could visit the mine, study the deposit and its production and collect some samples on site, at the mine to be studied soon at DANAT …






More Than a Jewel

Elements of nature that adorn, maintaining their characteristics and natural beauty, in a creative language, committed to Art and freedom. I met the work of Agostina Laurenzano and her brand, Little Tit, from argentina (such a lucky chance) when I was researching about jewellery innovation on Instagram. Upon contacting the designer, I was surprised by the friendliness, …






Beauty and the Beast by Chopard

Inspired by Belle’s personality in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and by the shape of her yellow gown, Chopard created a white gold necklace, set with fine and precious stones, which symbolizes love and the changing shades of life. The shading moves from vibrant pink with round pink and white diamonds while the heart-shaped pink sapphires …






Interview with Julie Genet

Prestigious presence at the last “Mes Créateurs Joailliers” in Paris (18/21 Nov), Julie Genet is a French jeweler who draws on her fantastic world to develop her art with deep knowledge about gemology and a marvelous creative freedom… An interview that I was very honored to perform! Report: Icaro Carlos.   What is Julie Genet’s favorite …






“The Heart of the Ocean”

“The Heart of the Ocean” in the acclaimed movie Titanic, is another beautiful stone that is rumored to have been a Tanzanite. The blockbuster movie of 1997 revolved around the gem. The wonderful stone was set into a spectacular necklace. In one of the scenes, the lead character, Rose (Kate Winslet) requested Jack (Leonardo Dicaprio) …






THE GEM OF THE SUN

The peridot is one of the most mysterious of all gems. Records indicate that the old days, the Egyptians found a green stone on an island in the Red Sea – calling it “the gem of the sun”. The legend said that this island was infested with snakes, which made difficult its extraction. Another curious …






“L’Arche de Noé” by VC&A

Van Cleef & Arpels presents its new High Jewellery collection – “L’Arche de Noé racontée par Van Cleef & Arpels” – during the month of September with an exhibition open to the public and free at the Hotel d’Evreux. Graceful giraffes, mischievous monkeys, colorful parrots, and tenderly united penguins … The whole animal kingdom is invited …






Jurassic Jewels

Dinosaur jewelry – It’s true! The fascination on the subject is unquestionable. The creatures, extinct millions of years ago, intrigue adults and children. Millions of people flock to theaters and museums to feel close to the dinosaurs. Imagine having a jewel made with original fossil of the Jurassic period? An artist made it! The creativity …






Made of Air

Turning rubbish from an environmental process in reusable material was an impossible ambition, but this dream came true with a visionary guy. Not only reusable, he managed to turn carbon dioxide in the most precious material of all: the diamond! Dutch 36-year-old, Daan Roosegaarde had his insight when looking at the landscape from your window …






About the Editor

When I was 16 years old, on my first trip to Europe, I decided to walk through the jewelry universe. Studying at the renowned Instituto Europe di Design, in São Paulo, I won my first prize in the contest “Tahitian Pearl Trophy”. In 2009 I moved to Milan, Italy, and I was the only Brazilian to …