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Jewelry hasn’t changed much in recent history. We’ve seen the same mono-jeweled rings, stud earrings, and modest chains for decades, with little room forging a unique aesthetic of our own.

Thankfully, there are many great new  jewelry for men looks this year that strikes bold new trails for us, blending futuristic fashion with iconic statements from history. The trials of recent history forced many of us to reinvent ourselves, so why shouldn’t the arts we employ to express ourselves do the same?

Signet rings: Historical symbols of power

Throughout history, signet rings have been icons of power, wealth, and authority.

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Pattaraphan Is the Sustainable Jewelry Brand Loved by Bella and Gigi Hadid

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Photo credit: Courtesy

From Harper’s BAZAAR

Jewelry brand Pattaraphan is known for being beloved by the Hadid sisters, which is always a good starting point for a new venture. But more than that, the brand represents designer Nok Pattaraphan and her Thai heritage. After launching in 2018 with a vision of articulating her experiences through jewelry and employing local artisans, Pattaraphan never expected to have a cult fan base only two years in.

The Bangkok-based designer finds inspiration in the exploration of the “overlooked.” Her debut collection, worn by Gigi Hadid in her Establishment NY Polaroids, was born out of the anxiety of living in an overcrowded city, perceived from an esoteric standpoint, as well as the abundance of consumption in the form of literal discarded soda tabs littering cities. In other words, Pattaraphan seeks to explore the beauty in ordinary objects.

Launching only one full collection a year

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Nikos Koulis Shows His Exquisite High Jewelry to a Greek Port City

Nikos Koulis Takes His Exquisite High Jewelry to a Greek Port City

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Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis
<cite class="credit">Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis</cite>
Photo: Courtesy of Nikos Koulis

It’s a chilly spring evening, and I am at a warehouse turned gallery a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean, in Piraeus, an active port of Athens for the last 2,500 or so years. The Athenian jeweler Nikos Koulis has invited me here—my first time in Greece! I get to see the Acropolis!—to view his latest collections of fine jewelry, the kind of pieces so exquisite, and yet so youthful, so joyous, they would enliven the haughtiest ball gown, but would also be right at home hanging out with jeans and a tee. The

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Miami’s historic downtown jewelry district is getting a new showcase

South Florida’s jewelers are getting a new showcase. The Metro Mall Miami is expected to open in downtown by June 2021.

A year after purchasing the 104-year-old building for $15 million, Yair Levy, a New York investor and leader of the family-owned business Time Century Holdings, has revealed plans to reopen with four floors of showrooms for retailers and wholesalers and another four floors of offices at 1 NE First Street. It sits just steps away from The Seybold Jewelry Building, long the beacon of Miami’s wholesale jewelry trade.

About 30% of the Metro Mall building’s 100,000 square feet of retail space has been leased, with letters of intent coming from a variety of jewelers, said Time Century Holdings Managing Director Dan Deutsch.

Miami architect Kobi Karp is redesigning the building interiors.

“We have already signed leases with high-profile jewelry stores who realized they and their customers deserve better,” said

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