Hidden Gem: Katherine Bodoh, CEO of the American Gem Society (AGS)

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on  Katherine Bodoh, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Gem Society (AGS). Bodoh’s background is in communications. With experience in events, PR and marketing. As mentioned above, she is now at the helm of […]

Royal Jewelry Moment by Tiziana Agnati

“👑Royal jewelry moments💎On Tuesday the Queen donned two pieces of the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered on the planet. The Queen arrived at a reception at Windsor Castle celebrating the centenary of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations wearing her usual pearls and an important brooch made using stones from the Cullinan Diamond. In […]

Lot 55: 1870s Félix Fallon, diamond tiara

You may remember seeing this tiara in another post. Yet I didn’t include the technical details. Which are as follows:  *Set with five graduated wild rose motifs, set with rose diamonds, the three central flowers mounted en tremblant, to a plain frame bound with brown ribbon, inner circumference approximately 240mm, floral motifs detachable; together with five brooch fittings, five hairpin fittings […]