Hidden Gem: Cécile Lugand

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Cécile Lugand. She is a lecturer at l'Ecole School of Jewelry Arts (supported by Van Cleef & Arpels) in Paris, France. Lugand has a Masters in History and Art Criticism as well as a PhD … Continue reading Hidden Gem: Cécile Lugand

Magnificent Jewels, Christie’s – Geneva Luxury Week: May 2019

GENEVA, Switzerland - On Wednesday 15 May 2019, Christie's Geneva held their Magnificent Jewels sale. Fetching a total of CHF 63,145,500  (Swiss Francs). This was part of Geneva Luxury Week, including sales of rare watches and wines respectively. I posted jewels that caught my eye, on @thecaratsoup Instagram here.

GEMGEVÈVE 2019: The stats.

GENEVA, Switzerland - GemGevève 2019 has closed its doors, after a successful second edition. The four day trade show is organised and hosted by jewellery insiders, with the trade in mind. The first of its kind! key stats Size Increase: +42% (compared to the GemGevève debut in 2018)Number of exhibitors: 210Number of visitors: 4800Participant nationalities: … Continue reading GEMGEVÈVE 2019: The stats.