News & Research
The Centenary of Peter Carl Fabergé’s DeathKatherine Purcell and Kieran McCarthy explore the Wartski archives and discuss some extraordinary documents which record the final days of Fabergé's life.
Where is the missing Fabergé Nécessaire Egg?A potentially vital clue to finding the missing Necessaire Egg is uncovered by an eagle eyed researcher.
TEFAF New York Online: Featured ObjectKatherine Purcell and Thomas Holman discuss an extraordinary cameo brooch by the Parisian master jeweller Louis Wiese.
Falize: A Dynasty of JewelersA brief introduction to the work of Falize, a family of master goldsmiths.
MFA Boston Acquire Coburg EagleThe first of the Coburg Eagle brooches gifted at the wedding of Queen Victoria to Prince Albert to enter the collection of an American museum.
The Soberton Armlet,An Important and rare late bronze age solid gold penannular bracelet, late Bronze Age (c.1100-800 BC)
The Hitchin RingWartski acquire an 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.
‘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 Parable of the Posy RingA cautionary tale about the loss of a posy ring, from the records of the Old Bailey.