30/10/2014 13:20 GMT | Updated 30/12/2014 05:59 GMT

The World of Fine Jewelry Opens Up On Instagram

By Anne-Sophie Mallard, Kate Matthams-Spencer, Ruby Norris.

From Place Vendôme to Madison avenue , fine jewelry vintage dealers and heritage houses like Messika, Graff Diamonds, Christie's and Buccellati are throwing open their doors on Instagram. From close-ups of rare pieces and clutches of raw gemstones, to atelier shots and vintage inspiration, step inside a closed world, with the kind of access previously only available to a handful.

Photo galleryFine Jewelry on Instagram See Gallery