If you deal with jewelry, you probably tried to photograph it at some point – and came away with a new appreciation for those glossy images in magazines. How do the pros do it? Three top jewelry photographers share their secrets.
In my first post on the shifting sands of estate jewelry terminology, experts set us straight on the terms estate, antique and vintage. Two well-known Manhattan jewelry dealers, Peter Schaffer and Janet Mavec, weigh in on the estate debate. Collectible…
A second full moon in one month is rare enough, but a blue moon that falls on New Year’s Eve deserves its own ornament. In honor of the blue moon tomorrow, a look at jewelry that celebrates la luna.
For jewelry lovers, few things equal the pleasure of looking at jewelry firsthand – except maybe looking at jewelry and reading about it at the same time. I have yards of bookcase devoted to this topic. Here are some recent favorites.
In case this week’s celebration of jewelry for men inspired you to adorn the males of our species, here are a few unique gift ideas – all of which can be purchased without leaving home – for scientists, artists, architecture buffs, fishermen, skiers, handymen and wise old owls.
Some things haven’t changed much in Hollywood over the past half century. When you’re starting out, you have to use what you’ve got. That means that if you’re young and beautiful, publicists and paparazzi will snap lots of pictures of…
Before Springsteen, before the Rolling Stones, before Hell’s Angels, there was… Tyrone Power? That’s right, those guys got this look from Hollywood swashbucklers. And long before that, swarthy sailors actually wore it on the high seas.
The trick to maintaining a macho image while wearing jewelry is to keep things simple, fashion-wise. Also helpful: tattoos, tousled hair, three days’ beard growth, and a few hours a week pumping iron. Studly celebs Colin Farrel, Ewan McGregor and Gerard Butler demonstrate.
“I’m duding up my shirtfront, putting in the shirt studs, polishing my nails…”
Fred Astaire was steppin’ out. Proper accessories were required. Today, Johnny Depp continues his legacy, while other Hollywood style icons follow Cary Grant’s lead.
Let’s face it, where jewelry is concerned, women get all the fun. Go into most jewelry stores and ask to see the men’s lines and you often get a bewildered look. That, or you’re pointed to a sad little grouping…