Carolyn Meers

Argyle Alpha is Largest-Ever Vivid Pink Diamond

Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest vivid pink diamond on record. The gem is part of the company’s 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which is composed of 63 diamonds that, in total, weigh in at more than 51 carats. The tender is an annual sale of the finest pink, purple, red, and violet diamonds found […]

What It Takes to Be a World Champion Aerobat

You could call Kirby Chambliss a daredevil. But he would say he just takes “calculated risks.” As a world champion aerobat, he weaves ultra-lightweight single-engine planes through a harrowing series of “air gates”—marked by pairs of 80-foot-tall inflated pylons—with utter precision, all the while managing gusts of wind, occasional engine failures, and chest-crushing g forces. But this […]

Suzanne Syz’s Latest Jewelry is Artfully Vibrant

Suzanne Syz is best known for crafting bold pieces made with ultra-colourful, candy-like gems, and often draws inspiration from her personal collection of vibrant contemporary art. In addition to owning works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Julian Schnabel, Syz can count herself as a Warhol subject—she and her young son Marc posed for Warhol’s aptly […]

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