Hidden Gem: Kathy Kraus, Jeweller @KatharinaKraus_Jewellery

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week’s focus is on Katharina Kraus of Kathy Kraus Jewellery.

The Munich based jeweller began her studies at Berufsfachschule (school of glass and jewellery) graduating in 2007, followed by goldsmithing and silversmithing in Germany (2016). More recently (2018) Kathy completed – with distinction – a Master’s in Jewellery Design from London’s Central St Martins.

Follow Kathy’s jewellery adventures here on Instagram and see more of her Works and contact Kathy here.

Thanks to Kazumi Arikawa: 800 Jewels Find a New Home

A New Home For One Of The World’s Most Important Jewelry Collections via @Forbes (link).

via Albion Art

Click here (link) and take time to explore Kazumi Arikawa’s vast and fascinating collection, via a virtual museum. Spanning Mesopotamia (stone carved ornamental pieces) to Edwardian Belle Époque (delicate and delightful diamond tiaras). An array of bracelets, rings, tiaras and necklaces – a veritable feast for the eyes!

Hidden Gem: Carol Woolton

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week’s focus is on Carol Woolton. She is the Jewellery Editor at Vogue UK and a contributing Editor at Vogue US.

In her words, “Woolton is a writer and journalist and jewellery editor of British Vogue. She has contributed to a variety of publications including Vogue titles worldwide, The Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, Spectator Magazine and Vanity Fair. She is the author of four books covering the broad spectrum of antique and historic jewels to contemporary styles. More recently, she explored a century of style in Vogue: The Jewellery.”

Learn more here: http://www.carolwoolton.com/