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The Story Behind Pope Paul VI's Jewels
The Story Behind Pope Paul VI's Jewels
October 4, 1965, marks an important occasion in the intersection of religion and politics. On this...
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11 Things You'd Never Guess Came From Tiffany & Co.
11 Things You'd Never Guess Came From Tiffany & Co.
Tiffany & Co. It is a name that conjures images of little blue boxes and dazzling solitaire...
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Rock ‘n’ Roll Royalty: Elvis’ Style Legacy
Rock ‘n’ Roll Royalty: Elvis’ Style Legacy
The undisputed king of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley remains a household name for generations of...
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Jewelry Imitates Art & Vice Versa: Exploring Connections Between Two Art Forms
Jewelry Imitates Art & Vice Versa: Exploring Connections Between Two Art Forms
Jewelry and fine art are two of my favorite things in the world. At M.S. Rau, we have the...
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For All Mankind: How the Apollo 11 Brooch Became a Symbol of Goodwill
For All Mankind: How the Apollo 11 Brooch Became a Symbol of Goodwill
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon,...
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Four Unusual Facts about Rubies
Four Unusual Facts about Rubies
Long before being named July’s birthstone, rubies have mesmerized people with their deep red hue...
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Important Pieces of History: Suffragette Jewelry
Important Pieces of History: Suffragette Jewelry
Throughout history, women’s jewelry has represented wealth, status and style. Very rarely has...
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Pocket Watches: The Gentleman's Timepiece
Pocket Watches: The Gentleman's Timepiece
Timekeeping was one of mankind's first puzzles to crack. First marked only by night and day, then...
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Art World At a Glance: Top 5 Art News Stories in May
Art World At a Glance: Top 5 Art News Stories in May
It's been a busy month in the world of art! With so much happening, we put together a recap of the...
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Lightning Trapped: A Guide to Opals
Lightning Trapped: A Guide to Opals
In his landmark 1st Century AD encyclopedic work, Natural History, Roman author, naturalist,...
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Brilliant Beginnings: A History of Diamonds
Brilliant Beginnings: A History of Diamonds
Today diamonds are the most ubiquitous of all the precious gemstones. They take center stage in the...
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A Sparkling History: Five Iconic Periods of Jewelry Design
A Sparkling History: Five Iconic Periods of Jewelry Design
Like any work of art or piece of fashion, jewelry is not immune to trends. In fact, the history of...
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