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New jewelry

Despite a global economic crisis and the soaring price of gold, jewelry designers have found ways to attract buyers.

Discreetly run for 3 generations, Lara is a high-end jewelry store here in Paris. Sparkling under this glass case is a 5.60 carat diamond. An exquisite piece worth more then 300,000 euros. Made from pure carbon, diamonds have the same chemical compound as graphite which is used in pencils.... They are measured in carats. Brazil, Africa, Russia, Australia and Canada are the only places in the world that have the volcanic conditions necessary to make diamonds. Extreme pressure and high temperatures combine...and 1.5 to 3 billion years later the unique stone is formed. It’s a rare process, that is reflected in fine jewelry making...
Personalized jewelry may be the ultimate luxury, but in today’s market having an affordable collection is a must. Buying jewelry made of innovative materials online is the latest trend.
Wether it’s 300 or 300,000 euros, on-line or in person, the client expects to feel special because “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”!
 

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2017-06-23 fashion (programme)

Behind the scenes at Dior’s star-studded desert show

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2017-06-09 fashion (programme)

Meeting students at fashion school in Casablanca

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover the Casa Moda Academy in Casablanca, Morocco. It's the most celebrated and creatively audacious fashion school on the African continent. The...

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2017-05-26 fashion (programme)

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He loves blue and white, he loves the sun and stripes, and he also loves the French port city of Marseille. At just 27 years old, Simon Porte Jacquemus is the guest of honour at...

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2017-05-19 Doha

High-end jewellery brands show off glittering gems in Doha

The Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition is an opportunity for professionals and buyers to meet - but it’s also, somewhat unusually, open to the public. Cracking the Middle East...

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2017-05-05 fashion (programme)

Cutting-edge fashion at Hyères festival on the French Riviera

For 32 years, the Villa Noailles in Hyères on the French Riviera has been hosting the International Festival of Fashion and Photography. This year, as ever, it’s a hive of...

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