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The beautiful jewels are a big weakness of the women. The rich ladies have large collections kept locked in their personal safe. And no wonder that they keep them in a safe – the collection is often worth more than the houses of many.
See which the 10 most elite jewelry brands in the world are:
The Swiss company makes watches and jewelry, the first are also a kind of jewelry. They emphasize on the exquisite details.
Kokichi Mikimoto started his business in 1893 in Japan. He works only with the most expensive pearls in the world and with only 18 carat gold or platinum. Usually each jewel has one or at most two stones. Each pearl that he uses is sufficiently valuable. Most of the models are suitable for during the day. There are also some special models such as the necklace Empress Necklace.
Founded in 1884 and based in Rome. Favorite models of the brand are the large jewelry, bright colors in the stones, in the forms most popular are the flowers.
Piaget began making watches in Switzerland, which rapidly gained popularity throughout Europe. One of the favorite motifs of the brand is the rose.
What distinguishes the brand from the others is that it focuses on the large stones. Himself Laurence Graff says he loves the big stones, and in particular diamonds. Graff is preparing a book about the history of the brand, which will be called “The Most Fabulous Jewels in the World” and will cost $ 150.
Offers a wide range of jewelry for men, women and even children. It was founded in 1837. The main office of the company is on Fifth Avenue in New York. It employs 9800 people. The assets are worth $ 3.6 billion.
Uses high quality Italian gold. Often are mixed gold and silver in the basis of the jewelry.
3. Van Cleef & Arpels
It was established after the merger of Estelle Arpels and Alfred Van Cleef. Originally was based in France. Van Cleef frequently uses motifs such as birds, flowers and animals. They also make and exquisite watches.
This is one of the oldest jewelry houses in the world – founded in 1860 by Louis Francois Cartier. Not long after the royals become customers. Today there are over 200 shops in 125 countries. Produces and watches.
1. Harry Winston
Harry Winston founded his company in 1932. Uses only rare and very expensive stones. Since the year 2000 the company introduces and a model of watches each year.
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