JCK Jewelry Agenda: Week of April 2


Patek Philippe. PAD Paris. Podcasts. Passover. Between the Jewish holiday and the jewelry events happening in New York, abroad, and virtually, there’s plenty to keep you informed and engaged this week, whether you’re peeping, listening, learning, or connecting with loved ones. Chag Pesach Sameach to all who celebrate!


PAD Paris: through April 2 (in person)

Studio C Mundus cuff aluminum with topaz and diamonds
The designer Studio C is among the jewelry artists showcasing with the Parisian gallery Second Petale. (Mundus cuff in sanded and hand-polished aluminum with 16.82 cts. t.w. brilliant-cut champagne-colored topaz and 0.2 ct. t.w. fancy diamonds; photo courtesy of Studio C)

If you’re wrapping up a watch week adventure in Geneva and have time to make a pit stop in Paris, you’ll have just enough time to catch the last day or PAD Paris, the prestigious art and design fair held in the Jardin des Tuileries. Must-see jewelry exhibitors include Boghossian, the Elisabetta Cipriani gallery, Neha Dani, G (a.k.a. Glenn Spiro), David Morris, Objet d’Emotion, Cora Sheibani, and more.

MJSA “Where Can I Buy Responsible Gold?” Webinar: April 6, 1 p.m. ET (online)

MJSA april 6In this webinar, industry thought leader Andrea Hill will dig into a question that so many makers, retailers, and consumers have. Finding reliable sources remains an elusive prospect, even for our industry’s most conscientious professionals. The discussion will cover what’s happening in gold supply, define terms, and clarify misconceptions to give gold buyers the info they need. Register here (there is a fee for those who are not MJSA members).

Phillips New York Auction Preview: April 6–8 (in person)

Patek Philippe Ref. 96 Quantieme Lune from collection of Aisin-Giro Puyi
A Patek Philippe Ref. 96 Quantieme Lune formerly from the collection of Aisin-Giro Puyi and a watercolor painting (photo courtesy of Phillips in association with Bacs & Russo)

A Patek Philippe timepiece once belonging to Aisin-Giro Puyi, the last emperor of the Qing dynasty, will be at Phillips New York for a two-day preview. Held in association with Bacs & Russo, the New York appearance of the so-called Imperial Patek Philippe is one of several happening across the globe this spring ahead of a forthcoming auction (date TBD). The watch is a Reference 96 Quantieme Lune, an edition with great importance to Patek Philippe’s heritage, and it’s a rare occurrence for one to come to market. According to a press release, this is one of only seven Patek Philippe Reference 96 timepieces of such complication.


The Jewelry District Podcast: Episode 92 (ongoing)

Jewelry District logoOur latest podcast episode has editor-in-chief Victoria Gomelsky and news director Rob Bates rehashing some recent industry events (hello, Gem Awards), then moving on to more sobering topics like Russian diamond sanctions, the latest conversations around lab-grown diamonds, and where bank failures intersect with the rising price of gold. Good times? Not exactly. Good info? Most definitely!

Top: Ring with oval fancy 3.01 ct. yellow diamond in platinum and 18k yellow gold, $76,000; Pompos Jewelry

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