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The Soberton Armlet
The Soberton Armlet,An Important and rare late bronze age solid gold penannular bracelet, late Bronze Age (c.1100-800 BC)
‘Les Emaux Cloisonnés Anciens et Modernes.’We are delighted to announce that the lavishly bound author’s copy of ‘Les Emaux Cloisonnés Anciens et Modernes’ by Philippe Burty, first unveiled at TEFAF Maastricht, has been acquired by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
The Hitchin RingAn Important Anglo-Saxon Ring, discovered by a metal detectorist under a rosebush in Hitchin, in May 1977.
Of gold masks, bronze mirrors and brass bracelets: Analyses of metallic artefacts from Samdzong, Upper Mustang, Nepal 450–650 CE.We are immensely proud of Wartski specialist Giovanni Massa, who has recently published this MSc thesis.
The Parable of the Posy RingA cautionary tale about the loss of a posy ring, from the records of the Old Bailey.
The Making of 60 St James’s StreetArchitect Rupert Munday from Waldo Works discusses our new showroom
Designers & Jewellery 1850 –1940: Jewellery & Metalwork from The Fitzwilliam Museum.
Wartski opened its new premisesat 60 St. James's Street, London, SW1A 1LE on the 24th September 2018
Poetry in Jewelry: An extraordinary necklace by René LaliqueWartski director Katherine Purcell is interviewed for The Magazine Antiques by Benjamin Miller.
Snowman Collection gift to the Victoria & Albert MuseumDonated by Nicholas Snowman, Chairman of Wartski.
Wartski Lends French Jewellery to ExhibitionsWartski is lending a selection of important French jewellery to two exhibitions in the United States.
National Museums Scotland acquire the Fettercairn JewelGeoffrey Munn represents the National Museums Scotland at auction to acquire the Scottish Renaissance masterpiece.
Interview with Susan KaplanJewellery collector, Wartski customer and Patron of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Fabergé in London: The British Branch of the Imperial Russian GoldsmithKieran McCarthy's richly illustrated study of the life of Fabergé's shop in London is now available from Wartski.
The Last Days of Carl FabergéA new discovery by Simon Giannini about the last days of Carl Fabergé in Switzerland.
The Lost Third Imperial Easter EggGiven by Alexander III Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russia's to Empress Marie Feodorovna for Easter 1887.
The Lost Imperial Nécessaire Fabergé Easter EggA photograph of one of the missing Imperial Easter Eggs by Carl Fabergé is uncovered.
Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionGeoffrey Munn and Joanna Whalley discuss an important Art Deco brooch by Cartier from the Al Thani Collection.
Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionGeoffrey Munn and Joanna Whalley discuss a jewel designed by Paul Iribe in the Al Thani Collection.
Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionGeoffrey Munn and Joanna Whalley discuss a crescent shaped emerald in the Al Thani Collection.
Fabergé: The Tsar’s Jeweller and the Connections to the Danish Royal Family .The work of Carl Fabergé from the private homes of the Danish Royal Family
French Jewellery in the Collection of Grand Duchess Maria PavlovnaThe Society of Jewellery Historians, Tuesday 27th September, 2016.
Posy Ring InscriptionsA record of inscriptions engraved on posy rings which have been in Wartski's stock since 2007
One Hundred Tiaras, An Evolution of Style, 1800-1990.Grafton Street, 5th-19th March, 1997