Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Francesca Cartier Brickell @creatingcartier In her words: "My great great great grandfather founded Cartier in 1847. I learnt about jewellery from my grandfather, Jean-Jacques Cartier, who was the son of Jacques, one of the three brothers who built the… Continue reading Hidden Gems: Francesca Cartier Brickell
Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Aline Sylla-Walbaum. Aline is the Global head of Luxury at Christie's. Let me write that again, for those who missed it... the GLOBAL HEAD OF LUXURY (upper case nécessaire). As her title suggests, this luxury… Continue reading Hidden Gems: Aline Sylla-Walbaum
<<By Maya MK>> On 12 November 2018, you can own a piece of Marie Antoinette's jewel collection. She was a bon vivant and last Queen of France. Before I go further, I have to tell you a story quickly. A necklace that once belonged to Marie Antoinette was purposely destroyed after a winning bidder claimed… Continue reading Do you want to own a piece of Marie Antoinette’s jewel collection?