Welcome to David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti's definitive online jewellery platform. The result of more than 40 years in their work as Worldwide Chairman and European Chairman respectively of Sotheby's Jewellery Division.

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Explore - the searchable version of David and Daniela's seminal reference work
Experiences - online courses and bespoke international tours
Bespoke Services - from jewellery advisory to valuation services
Discover & Collect - David and Daniela's personal selection of the most exciting jewels currently on the market
News & Events and Articles - David and Daniela's commentaries and the latest stories from the jewellery and gemstone world


The Understanding Jewellery Platform

Co-authors of Understanding Jewellery, David and Daniela are the most respected experts in this fascinating field. Whether a seasoned collector or discovering the magic of jewels for the first time, gain access to their essential past and ongoing scholarship supported by over 1,000 images of jewels from 1750-2000.

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Bespoke Services

David and Daniela offer a unique range of services tailored to your requirements

Discover & Collect

David and Daniela present their selection and personal appreciation of the most exciting jewels and gemstones they have discovered in the global market

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