Creating Fantasy – Buccellati

A Diamond Bangle by Gianmaria Buccellati.

Diamond and Gold Cuff by Buccellati.

Diamond, Emerald, Roby and Gold Bangle by Buccellati.

‘Buccellati Holding Italia is a Italian jewellery and watch company formed by the merger of previous companies with existing brands Mario Buccellati and Gianmaria Buccellati, who corresponded to the names and surname of two master goldsmiths: father and son.’


Magic by Hellstern & Sons

Shoes by Hellstern & Sons, ca. 1920.

Shoes by Hellstern & Sons, ca. 1920-1928.

‘Salomé’ Casual Shoes, Hellstern & Sons, Paris, ca. 1920-1928.

‘The House of Hellstern was founded by Louis Hellstern in Paris in 1870 at 29 July street and closer to 1900 was transfered to Place Vendome, 23.  Three sons – Maurice, Charles and Henry – actively participated in company activity and under their directorship the design of the shoes became extravagant and sometimes even extreme.’





Dreams to Reality – House of Worth

Stunning turn of the century ball gown by the House of Worth.

Evening gown from the House of Worth, 1895.

Evening dress by the House of Worth, 1898-1900, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

‘The House of Worth was a French house of high fashion that specialized in haute couture, ready-to-wear clothes, and perfumes. The historic house was founded in 1858 by designer Charles Frederick Worth. It continued to operate under his descendants until 1952 but finally closed in 1956. The House of Worth brand was revived in 1999.