1. Episode 39: Live with Arman Suciyan On the Living Tradition of Master Artisanship in Jewelry. Jeweler Arman Suciyan began his training under two jewelry masters in the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, part of a 555 year history in Turkey and tradition that encompasses diverse trades including miniature wax carving , sadekar (goldsmith) , kalemkar (engraver), cameo, lapidary, bejeweling, antique granulation, Turkish style (alaturka mıhlama) diamond setting (rose cut diamond setting) and alafranga stone (European style) setting. We will discuss Arman’s role as a product of this unique aspect of Turkish cultural heritage, as well as his time training in jewelry design in England, his work with Stephen Webster and his own sculptural works, which have been described as art by experts including Melanie Grant in her recent book Coveted: Art and Innovation in High Jewelry. Arman shows us around his workshop and much more! We take viewer questions throughout. Interested viewers can also view additional imagery at the Beekman New York instagram @beekmannewyork as well as to listen to the full interview at the Beekman New York Fine Jewelry Podcast on iTunes.

    Each episode of the series features a conversation between Dr. Sharon Novak, certified gemologist and co-founder of Beekman New York, and an industry expert within the luxury space, highlighting their shared joy and appreciation of fine jewelry. Topics include mixing period jewelry with modern pieces, heritage and craftsmanship of luxury jewelry houses worldwide, certfied natural and phenomenal gems and collecting vintage jewelry.

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  2. Episode 37: Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, jewelry designer, gemologist, former SVP of Sotheby’s jewelry and author of the new book, "Once Upon a Diamond” joins us to discuss the fabulous jewels featured in the book, in the context of key historic motifs that continue to influence jewelry design. We look at personal family photos of the Grand Duchess Vladimir (Dimitri’s great-great grandmother), Dimitri’s grandmother Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark and of his mother, Princess Maria Pia of Savoy, among others. We pair watercolors from the Grand Duchess Elena’s jewelry appraisal with Prince Dimitri’s modern pieces and discuss the enduring influence of the motifs, materials and techniques of his family’s historic collection. We take viewer questions throughout.Interested viewers can also view additional imagery at the Beekman New York instagram @beekmannewyork as well as to listen to the full interview at the Beekman New York Fine Jewelry Podcast on iTunes.

    Each episode of the series features a conversation between Dr. Sharon Novak, certified gemologist and co-founder of Beekman New York, and an industry expert within the luxury space, highlighting their shared joy and appreciation of fine jewelry. Topics include mixing period jewelry with modern pieces, heritage and craftsmanship of luxury jewelry houses worldwide, certfied natural and phenomenal gems and collecting vintage jewelry.

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  3. Episode 36: Live with Melanie Grant on Female Power and the Art of Jewelry. In her first book Coveted: Art and Innovation in High Jewelry, released November 11th in the United States, author, journalist and luxury editor Melanie Grant addresses the ways in which jewelry can be classified as art, as well as signifiers of gender roles and female empowerment. We discuss key pieces featured in the book in the context of concepts such as the connection between jewelry purchasing and “the rise of women in today’s society.” We look at how the use of materials and symbolism affects the view of jewelry as art (or not) and discuss key female designers including Suzanne Belperron and Cindy Chao. We take viewer questions throughout. Interested viewers can also view additional imagery at the Beekman New York instagram @beekmannewyork as well as to listen to the full interview at the Beekman New York Fine Jewelry Podcast on iTunes.

    Each episode of the series features a conversation between Dr. Sharon Novak, certified gemologist and co-founder of Beekman New York, and an industry expert within the luxury space, highlighting their shared joy and appreciation of fine jewelry. Topics include mixing period jewelry with modern pieces, heritage and craftsmanship of luxury jewelry houses worldwide, certfied natural and phenomenal gems and collecting vintage jewelry.

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  4. Episode 35: Kings of Emeralds with Mehul and Keshav Durlabhji. Imagine a family business where your great grandfather purchased the entire wartime emerald production of Colombia in 1946, an economic move so significant that it made the cover of the New York Times. In addition, the Durlabhjis had exclusivity for Sandawana emerald mine production from 1957-1965, virtually determining the top of the emerald market worldwide, as well as leading major gemology and charitable efforts to this day. We examine the finest emerald collection from around the world and hear firsthand accounts from Mehul and Keshav Durlabhji of growing up in a family emerald business so significant that it is said that “no account of (postwar Jaipur) can ignore them.” We take viewer questions throughout. Interested viewers can also view additional imagery at the Beekman New York instagram @beekmannewyork as well as to listen to the full interview at the Beekman New York Fine Jewelry Podcast on iTunes.

    Each episode of the series features a conversation between Dr. Sharon Novak, certified gemologist and co-founder of Beekman New York, and an industry expert within the luxury space, highlighting their shared joy and appreciation of fine jewelry. Topics include mixing period jewelry with modern pieces, heritage and craftsmanship of luxury jewelry houses worldwide, certfied natural and phenomenal gems and collecting vintage jewelry.

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  5. Epsiode 34: Applying principles of art collecting to high jewelry. Lisa Anderson, Art Advisor, Curator and Founder, @BlackBritishArt, joins us to explore how the principles used to build a contemporary art collection can be applied to collecting jewelry as art. We discuss how to balance emerging, mid-career and established artists (and jewelers), as well as how she approaches her curation of emerging artists for exhibitions and fairs, such as the Venice Biennale and Art Basel and how this information can be used to build or add to a jewelry curation as well. Artists discussed (some participating!) include El Anatsui, Sonia Boyce, Latoya Boyd, Simone Brewster, Nick Cave, Jasmine Thomas Girvan, Lauren Harwell Godfrey, Anthea Hamilton, JAR, Lenique Louis, Steve McQueen, Munnu The Gem Palace, Chris Ofili, Ebony Patterson, Taffin, Emmanuel Tarpin, VAK, LR Vandy, Mickayla Yearwood-Dan and Inonge Zita. We take viewer questions throughout. Interested viewers can also view additional imagery at the Beekman New York instagram @beekmannewyork as well as to listen to the full interview at the Beekman New York Fine Jewelry Podcast on iTunes.

    Each episode of the series features a conversation between Dr. Sharon Novak, certified gemologist and co-founder of Beekman New York, and an industry expert within the luxury space, highlighting their shared joy and appreciation of fine jewelry. Topics include mixing period jewelry with modern pieces, heritage and craftsmanship of luxury jewelry houses worldwide, certfied natural and phenomenal gems and collecting vintage jewelry.

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