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…

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…

Necklace and impressive devant corsage in Bárcena

barce Detachable necklace and matching impressive devant corsage, made in silver and gold with diamonds and emeralds 😍😍😍 Late 18th century – early 19th century. Seen in Bárcena Joyas. _________ Collar desmontable y devant corsage impresionante a juego, realizado en plata y oro con diamantes y esmeraldas 👏👏👏 Finales del XVIII – principios del XIX. Visto…

Bye bye, Bárcena tiara!

(en español, debajo) This magnificent tiara has been sold some months ago and it’s living a new life with his new and unknown owner. Ooooooh!!!! This creation has been the flagship of Bárcena, jewellery specialized in antique and vintage jewels based in Madrid. Classical and elegant, this beautiful example of the Belle Epoque style appeared 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…

Antique necklace by Bárcena Joyas

Central part of a necklace from the first half of 19th century, made in gold and silver, with diamonds, emeralds and pearls. Seen in Bárcena Joyas (Madrid) _________ Parte central de un collar de la primera mitad del siglo XIX realizado en oro y plata, con diamantes, esmeraldas y perlas. Visto en Bárcena Joyas (Madrid)…

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…

Cross pendant with amethysts, in Balclis

Amethyst cross pendant (19th century). Made with yellow gold, silver and round, cushion, pear and square-cut amethysts. Auctioned this week in Balclis. __________ Cruz colgante de amatistas (siglo XIX). Realizada con oro amarillo, plata y amatistas en talla, cojín, cuadradas, pera y redonda. Subastada esta semana en Balclis. __________ #DeJoyaEnJoya #FromJewelToJewel #JewelsAuction #JoyasDeSubasta #balclis #cross…