News & Features
Wartski regret to announce the death of its Chairman and owner Michael Nicholas Snowman on 2nd March 2023.
A Winter Jewel by Carl FabergéFaberge winter jewels are his most irresistible and magical creations, using rock crystal, platinum and diamonds they perfectly evoke the beauty of Russia’s harsh winters. This brooch shows diamond frost against a rock crystal window famed by diamonds.
A Gift from Prince Albert to Queen VictoriaGiovanni Massa retells the extraordinary story behind this Royal gift.
Wartski Loans to Sainsbury Centre and Laing Art Gallery
Wartski LoansWartski is honoured to lend to Visions of Ancient Egypt at the Sainsbury Centre, this major exhibition explores the enduring appeal of ancient Egypt in art and design from the ancient past to the present day.
Society of Jewellery Historians Lecture‘My beautiful sapphires’: Queen Victoria’s sapphire coronet commissioned from Kitching and Abud, 1840-42.
Easter Egg Hunt
Where is the missing Fabergé Nécessaire Egg?A potentially vital clue to finding the missing Necessaire Egg is uncovered by an eagle eyed researcher.
The earliest known surviving jewel from Cartier,Katherine Purcell discusses an extraordinary gold parure in the archaeological taste which was retailed by Louis-François Cartier and is the earliest known jewel to have come from the firm.
Posy Ring InscriptionsA record of inscriptions engraved on posy rings which have been in Wartski's stock.
Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition
Fabergé in London: Romance to RevolutionThis exhibition, conceived and curated by our own Kieran McCarthy, explores master goldsmith Carl Fabergé and the Anglo-Russian relationship which saw the opening of a London branch in 1903.
The Imperial Constellation Egg by FabergéThe design source for the unfinished and last Fabergé Imperial Easter egg