About Tiffany & Co. brand
Tiffany & Co. is a symbol of refined taste and superlative quality all over the world. The brand has a reputation of a leader in luxury goods and diamond jewelry.
Everything about this high-end jewelry maker, including Tiffany Blue color, is iconic. During the time Tiffany’s has collaborated with the best jewelry designers such as Jean Schlumberger, Elsa Peretti and Paloma Picasso.
Tiffany & Co. engagement rings are unquestionably the most popular among diamond ring brands. What makes it to stand out? The answer is Tiffany diamond cut. Each diamond by the maker comes with excellent cut grades and is graded in house. The company controls every step of the grading process. Tiffany claims their standards as being higher than GIA standards. For a stone with borderline parameters, Tiffany’s experts will go down in grade in order it to be exactly as it described.
About French jewelry
Vintage French jewelry is highly valued by jewelry experts and enthusiasts. Since the late Renaissance, France has been established itself as one of the world trendsetter in art and fashion. A quick look at the top 5 French jewelry designers — Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Hermes, Chaumet, Chanel — describes French level of greatness even better.
What allowed France to reach such a high level in the jewelry world hierarchy? In a nutshell, it’s because of the apprenticeship system. In the beginning of 1950s in France anyone at the age 14 could start learning the craft. This way French jewelers, like no others in the world, gain a substantial portion of experience in the early age. Even non-designer jewels were produced by the high skilled masters.
Modern jewelry is not handcrafted anymore and mass market oriented production is prevailing. Jewelry designs are streamlined to use as less hand labor as possible. That’s why today vintage French jewelry is in such high demand. Nadine Krakov Collection offers the most desirable vintage jewelry online made by French experts.