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The Necklace That Kick Started The French Revolution

Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France and to this day remains the ultimate symbol of Versailles at its peak. She’s remembered as an egotistic and greedy monarch who […]

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The Story Of The First Diamond Engagement Ring

You would be forgiven for thinking that the diamond engagement ring was as old as the concept of marriage itself. In reality, the use of diamond engagement rings is only […]

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The Story Behind Van Cleef & Arpels Ballerinas

Van Cleef & Arpels is French luxury jewellery, watch and perfume company. It was founded in 1896 by Alfred Van Cleef and his father-in-law-Salomon Aprels in Paris. Their pieces have […]

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The Largest Diamond in the World: Cullinan Diamond

The largest diamond in the world: Cullinan Diamond Often known as the “Star of Africa”, or the Cullinan Diamond, this gorgeous stone is a whopping 3,106 carats for a weight […]

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Maria Felix

The Mexican actress María de Los Ángeles Félix Güereña was made famous by a combination of great talent and the help of the most celebrated filmmakers of her country. Once […]

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Ruby – the Birthstone of July

The ruby is one of the most coveted of gems, also known as the ‘King of Gemstones’, it is the gemstone for those born in July. It is assumed that […]

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