Gold stuff

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 01 March, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 01 March, 1998, 12:00am

Beading gives a seriously chic look which has infiltrated the homefront this season. Clever glass-beaded, lamp-style candlestick ($275, holds tea-lights) and matching frame ($175), both from Tequila Kola, United Centre, Admiralty.

Tiny coffee-scented candles in gilded ceramic cup and saucers are extremely reasonably priced at $55 each. Available from Loft at Seibu, Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Simply stylish triple bangle in 18-carat silver, yellow and rose gold. A cool $21,400 from Cartier, Prince's Building, Central.

The perfect pressie for materialistic meglomaniacs everywhere. The Hang Fung Gold Technology Group can make a 3D mould from the recipient's photograph, then create a statuette of their likeness from gold. Available in three sizes, so matching paperweights and doorstops are an option! The service takes three to four weeks and starts at $23,000. Call Scara Tsang on 2356-1929.

Futuristic but retro-looking at the same time: Casio Databank Hotbiz Touch Screen ($1,288) and water-resistant Alba Spoon Watch ($990), both in gold-coloured stainless steel, from city'super, Times Square, Causeway Bay.

Snazzy pen, lighter and cuff-link set in 18-carat gold with black and white harlequin enamel ($23,550) from Dunhill, Prince's Building, Central.