Hidden Gem: Cécile Lugand

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Cécile Lugand. She is a lecturer at l'Ecole School of Jewelry Arts (supported by Van Cleef & Arpels) in Paris, France. Lugand has a Masters in History and Art Criticism as well as a PhD … Continue reading Hidden Gem: Cécile Lugand

5 favs: Mother’s Day Flowers

Today is Mother's Day! In more than 40 countries around the world, mothers and motherhood are being celebrated. What better way to mark the occasion than to make her a cup of tea, take her out for brunch-lunch-supper or the obligatory bunch of flowers! Here are five incredible pieces that include diamond encrusted flowers that … Continue reading 5 favs: Mother’s Day Flowers

ALROSA: Diamond Inspector

ALROSA Technology, part of the ALROSA Group are about to reveal their latest device. A mobile tool for diamond identification. On 18 May 2019 in Cyprus and 21 May 2019 in Israel, the Russian company will demonstrate how it works. The Diamond Inspector will screen and identify natural diamonds, treated diamonds, laboratory-grown diamonds (LGDs) and … Continue reading ALROSA: Diamond Inspector