A jewel with a message…and with an unexpected surprise!

This story could be novelized in a book or in a film! This week Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, jewel designer for Tous, has presented in Seville her last collection called Tanuca, dedicated to her mother, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, last duchess of Alba, and inspired in an antique family jewel with a message: Amitié, that it means “friendship” in…

Bodice ornament form the 17th century

I like jewels with a B side, like old records. Luxurious in the main face (here with emeralds and yellow gold), and more discreet behind (baroque motifs in white and pink enamel) 😋 This is a bodice ornament made in Spain in the 17th century with a baroque pearl. It will be in the next…

Jewels in the Goya Film Awards 2017

Last Saturday it was the night of the Spanish cinema industry, our Iberian Oscars, the 31st edition of the Goyas. I think is the most important red carpet of the country for the interest of the people and brands. So let’s see some jewels of this year… / El sábado pasado fue la noche del…

Third “round” in Cannes 2016

Tomorrow will finish the Cannes Film Festival, but I cotinue showing some jewels… Avakian Susan Sarandon with earrings from the High Jewelry collection made with white diamonds and emeralds. Here with Geena Davis, making a selfie 25 later from her famous autophoto of “Thelma & Louise”, by Ridley Scott. Beatriz Palacios Spanish actress Emma Suárez in…

Fred Leighton for Lupita Nyong’o

Beautiful Lupita, wearing antique jewelry by Fred Leighton in the opening night of Eclipsed in Broadway. Georgian pendant earrings, made with yellow gold, diamonds and emeralds, circa 1830s. Dress by Balmain, all styled by Micaela Erlanger. __________ La bella Lupita, luciendo joyas antiguas del siglo XIX de Fred Leighton en el estreno de Eclipsed, en…

Spanish necklace from 19th century, auctioned in Blaclis

Gilded silver necklace from Galicia or Extremadura (Spain) with spherical beads and three crosses as pendants (the central one in filigree). XIXth century. Auctioned this week in Balclis. __________ Collar de tembladera gallego o extremeño en plata dorada con cuentas esféricas y tres cruces como colgantes (la central en filigrana). Siglo XIX. Subastado esta semana…