Diamonds, pearls and precious stones: a market on the rise

diamanti e perle pietre preziose

The world trade of rubies, sapphires and emeralds has gone from 1 billion USD of 2003 to 7 USD dollars of 2016. And diamonds: young people are revolutionizing the trend. Gold, the metal representing luxury and power in the whole world, has given up its position of absolute hegemony on the market to give a […]

Gems and devotion

pala d'oro a venezia

Precious stones are used not only as ornament, but also as tools of devotion towards the mighty. Some of the most impressive cases in Italy. Used to enhance the beauty of those who wear them and being a sign of power and greatness, precious stones have also been used to symbolize the devotion and reverence […]