Jewelry auctions have eventually made me curious about the people working behind the scenes, and literally standing behind the rostrum. To a certain extent, they become the face of auction houses. Benoît Repellin is one of them. In October he announced the ending of his work partnership at Sotheby’s after almost a decade there and a career path that took him from being an assistant … Continue reading A conversation with Benoît Repellin
An important private lifetime collection of Rene Lalique’s pieces and designs will be presented at Sotheby’s auction tomorrow in Paris. SURREAL GENERATION asked Marie-Cécile Cisamolo, Jewelry Specialist and Director of Sotheby’s, to tell us about her favorite lots of the sale.
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To celebrate 170 years of great partnership between Patek Philippe and Tiffany and Co., Ref. 5711/1A-018 Nautilus in stainless steel with Tiffany Blue Dial was created. 5 days ago released watch made the audience very excited. This morning, December 11th, at Phillips Auction, this attractive lot 1T has been sold for $6,503,500. Phillips Auction House just made a history this morning. Continue reading 6 million dollar breakfast at Tiffany’s
“Nice welcoming atmosphere. The main dining room is polished and sophisticated, yet with a cozy homey feeling to it. Great welcoming by the manager explaining the history of the restaurant – the owners are 3 artists from Manchester and it’s one of the first restaurants to have used a crowdfunding website to raise money.7-8 Kitchen staff and 3-4 floor people alternating. All very prepared on … Continue reading The Clove Club in London
Have you decorated your Christmas tree yet? Take a look at our SURREAL GENERATION selection of Holiday ornaments.
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On November 26th, at the Hotel Hassler, owned by CEO Roberto Wirth, an exellent event will take place at Restaurant Imàgo. The uniqueness of Salon, one of the finest sparkling wines in existence, includes the eclecticism and personality of the cuisine of Michelin-starred chef Andrea Antonini, winner of the Identità Golose 2021 Best Young Talent Award. “I am very proud that a very prestigious champagne … Continue reading Champagne Salon night at Imago restaurant
Hi dear readers! Christmas is coming, and SURREAL GENERATION is excited to step in the holiday season. From today, we start sharing articles that will certainly give you ideas and inspiration for this magical period. Stay tuned!
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An outstanding auction by Christie’s, displaying a variety of prominent, coming-from-royal-families pieces, is going to take place tomorrow in Geneva. Among the splendid precious lots, Evgenia Pukhaeva had chosen 2 remarkable pieces to share with you some insights about. These pieces belonged to women that during their lifetimes, and even centuries after, were and are an avowed epitome of power, wealth, and beauty. Their names … Continue reading Royal lots at Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels
SURREAL GENERATION has the pleasure to report on a recent visit to take a look at jewelry pieces of La Dolce Vita Online Sale at Christie’s office in Milan. From the exquisite selection of jewels by Italian and International Maisons, jewelry historian Evgenia Pukhaeva is going to guide us around her personal favorites. Bvlgari’s flower sautoir is the star of the current auction. The piece is dated back … Continue reading Christie’s, La Dolce Vita
October is very rich in colors, aromas, and brimming with a homely mood. This interval between summer and the beginning of preparations for Christmas, as if specially created to think about the comfort in the house, buy the necessary things, find stylish home interior solutions. Once thoroughly studied your space, it’s inevitable to find something that you want to replace or add or change. Personally, … Continue reading Autumn Interior Ideas for your personal space