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Hidden Gems: Vivienne Becker

Every Monday, The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry. Today the focus is on Vivienne Becker  @vivenne.becker What you need to know about Vivienne and her role:  Vivienne is an award winning jewellery writer and author As a teenager she previously worked for antique jewellery dealers, which acted as… Continue reading Hidden Gems: Vivienne Becker

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GemGenève: How the Gem Industry got its Groove Back

By Maya MK Gem Geneve is here... finally. A (much needed) breath of fresh air. Also a welcome addition to the otherwise samey-samey jewellery calendar we’ve been following for yonks. From Thursday 10 - Sunday 13 May, 2018. Set against the backdrop of glittering Geneva. A city bursting with luxury yet with quiet confidence that… Continue reading GemGenève: How the Gem Industry got its Groove Back

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Daniel Raphael Gallery: Stitch (22 February – 22 March 2018)

We had a superb time, yesterday evening. At the Daniel Raphael Gallery opening of Stitch - an exhibition with 31 artists. A highlight includes Maryam Ashkanian. The artist hand-stitches her sitters exactly as they'd have fallen asleep. All memorable, some melancholic, others marvellously unexplained. We were welcomed by gallery owner, Daniel. A wonderful experience, slowly weaving… Continue reading Daniel Raphael Gallery: Stitch (22 February – 22 March 2018)