Press

Mark Schaffer at A La Vieille Russie

Antiques and the Arts Weekly Speaks with ALVR’s Mark Schaffer

Laura Beach of Antiques and the Arts Weekly (the “Bee”) learns more about Mark Schaffer and his gallery, A La Vieille Russie.  “Mark Schaffer, PhD, is a principal at A La Vieille Russie (ALVR), leading specialists in fine European and … Continue reading

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ALVR on DuJour

Peter Carl Fabergé may be best known as the father of Fabergé eggs—those nonpareil Easter eggs originally commissioned by Russia’s emperor—but the jeweler’s work in fact comes in a vivid array of shapes and sizes. A selection of it can … Continue reading

Fabergé Silver Elephant Stamp Moistener

ALVR in The Magazine Antiques

The Magazine Antiques wrote about our move and inaugural exhibition: The storefront at the southwest corner of the Sherry-Netherland Hotel, at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in Manhattan, is covered by a construction shed just now. Whatever is built there … Continue reading

Fabergé Silver Elephant Stamp Moistener

ALVR in the News: Celebrating Royal Faberge Exhibition Preview

Marion Fasel of The Adventurine wrote about our new galleries and our inaugural exhibition, Celebrating Royal Faberge – The Return:  “While ye old Russian jeweler is no longer on the street level for easy window shopping, it is still alive … Continue reading

Faberge egg pendant Empress Elizabeth

Gem Gossip Features ALVR Fabergé

Just in time for Easter, jewelry blogger Gem Gossip wrote a post on Fabergé featuring some of our egg pendants and other inventory: “Legendary Fabergé eggs–eggs so popular, that almost everyone knows what you’re talking about when you mention their name. For … Continue reading

ALVR Catalogues

ALVR Winter Catalog Mailing List

It’s that time of the year! Our annual catalog will be arriving soon! If you’d like to get our little book of jewels and Fabergé, there’s still time to sign up for our mailing list. We promise only to send you … Continue reading

Gem Gossip Visits A La Vieille Russie

Gem Gossip Visits ALVR

The lovely Gem Gossip came to visit us recently! We enjoyed showing her some of our favorite pieces. Read about her visit here.

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Gem Gossip Interviews ALVR

Jewelry blog Gem Gossip recently featured a Q & A with ALVR. Click here to read about our collection and our views on the antique jewelry industry.

Faberge Enamel, Gold and Diamond-set Match Case

ALVR in Family Office Elite Magazine

A La Vieille Russie is featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Family Office Elite Magazine. Click here to read about the Rothschild family office and their Fabergé patronage.

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ALVR in Yahoo! Style

A selection of ALVR’s jewels have recently been featured in “Romancing the Stone” by Yahoo! Style, “a month by month guide to the most beautiful stones for giving and getting.” Each month features a coordinated spread of jewels and flowers … Continue reading

Baton Rouge Antiques Roadshow

Engagement Rings: Interview and Live Tweet with Antiques Roadshow

Learn more about antique engagement rings from A La Vieille Russie. And tune in to watch Mark Schaffer on ROADSHOW in Baton Rouge, February 17, 2014, on your local PBS station. Mark will be live tweeting with Antiques Roadshow from … Continue reading

Jeweled Caucasian Sword on The Antiques Roadshow

ALVR on The Antiques Roadshow: Jeweled Caucasian Presentation Sword

See Dr. Mark Schaffer on The Antiques Roadshow: Jeweled Caucasian Presentation Sword Watch Appraisal: Jeweled Caucasian Presentation Sword on PBS. See more from Antiques Roadshow.