Hidden Gems: Caroline Ervin, Christie’s Jewelry (NYC)

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Caroline Ervin  Is it just me, or do you ever call people by their Instagram name?!? I do it all the time!… @caroervin is goals AF. She’s worked at @ChristiesJewels for yonks (since 2011), as well as other auction houses, in various capacities. From Bids Assistant, Cataloguer to Junior and … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Caroline Ervin, Christie’s Jewelry (NYC)

Countdown to the Geneva Jewellery Auctions: What’s It Like to go to an Auction?

Have you been to an auction and/or auction viewing before? A friend of mine hasn’t, so we agreed to go together as they asked me to show them the ropes…diamond encrusted ropes. As well as tiaras, pendants, potentially CHF50 million rare coloured diamonds, you know the usual. Guffaw. My friend asked me lots of questions. I realised there’s no ‘set guide’ to answer said questions. … Continue reading Countdown to the Geneva Jewellery Auctions: What’s It Like to go to an Auction?

Hidden Gems: Caroline Scheufele, Chopard

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry, spearheading both sustainable and ethical luxury practices. This week my focus is on Caroline Scheufele of Chopard. In their words, “Chopard is one of the last family-run watchmaking and jewelry company. Since the 1980s, Karl and Karin’s children Caroline and Karl-Friedrich have played an active part in the company. Caroline and … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Caroline Scheufele, Chopard