Gemstones of Ancient Egypt

National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C. has a newly opened Queens of Egypt Tour. Of course, there was also a jewelry component to the show. Ancient Egyptians took their adornments seriously—chiefly as protective talismans and displays of social status. And the seven ancient queens profiled in the exhibit (including Nefertiti, Nefertari, Hatshepsut, and Cleopatra) ruled Egypt…

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Once in a Blue Moon And Cannes Film Festival

A jewelry exhibition in NY of course, at Aaron Faber Gallery. It is themed around blue gemstones and 21 individual artists. When it comes to blue gemstones, there are quite a few and its all about personal preference. This show should please all blue gemstone lovers. Articles courtesy Amy Elliott, JCK magazine. The stones that…

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