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  1. Animal instincts

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the animals in pictures and at the zoo. Step 2 The animal is created in a three-dimensional green wax sculpture. It will be cast in precious metal. Step 3 The jeweller completes the openwork on the metal, fashioning a special piece with the artisan's personality. Step 4 In most cases, the creation is centred around a specific stone, and the finished product is the result of a team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712694/animal-instincts
  2. Semi-precious accessories

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... David Roden 1 Citrine quartz candle holder, HK$980, from Ovo, 16 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2526 7226. 2 Crystal Arum bowl, HK$134,800, from Daum, The Galleria, 9 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2111 2124. 3 Crystal fish, HK$1,000, from Laliqu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681217/semi-precious-accessories
  3. Test your metal

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... Jin Peh There are three main groups of metal-related enterprises. The first group consists of those directly related to products made from metal such as vehicles, machinery, tools, utensils and equipment. Metal is associated with power and justice, which explains why security and law firms are considered metal-type companies. Because of metal coins, banks, finance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/614209/test-your-metal
  4. Out shopping

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 Mulberry has released a collection of large and stylish handbags for spring. The beige leather Jenah tote (HK$10,080) features metallic details and is big enough to use for work or play. ... Vuitton has updated its best-selling Tambour watch with two new styles- orange sunset (HK$41,800) and rose pop (HK22,100)- both decorated with tiny precious stones on the dial and diamonds. Louis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668495/out-shopping
  5. Editor's choice- Accessories

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... 'fabric' of the precious metal. This technique was phased out about 50 years ago, but Bottega Veneta resuscitates it to create necklaces and bracelets of crocheted gold (HK$106,300-HK$295,420), ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732992/editors-choice-accessories
  6. Got it made

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... is special in that each item takes up to several months to complete and features rare precious stones. No item is ever reproduced and the out-of-reach prices reflect that. As such, visits ... voluminous, feminine aesthetic typified by bright colours and animal motifs, such as its signature serpent. The house is also known for incorporating non-precious materials into its designs, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732986/got-it-made
  7. Magazines - Style

    Think Tank: a Cartier classic through the ages

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Abid Rahman

    ... with a metal bracelet. Since then, the Tank has gone through numerous iterations, or what Rainero calls an "evolution on the original design." Later models include the Tank Chinoise- inspired ... by hiding its crown in the vertical brancards that sit parallel on the case and give the distinctive shape to the watch. Though the crown is hidden, the signature Cartier precious stone that caps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1030665/think-tank-cartier-classic-through-ages
  8. A gift of time

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Ting

    ... For women, Bourne suggests established brands such as Cartier and Franck Muller. However, the choices of watch dials are likely to be limited to stainless steel or precious metal. Up to HK$100,000 ... says So. 'You can pick up a gold watch for this budget; precious materials are usually long lasting in terms of value.' So picks Piaget's Altiplano. 'Piaget uses in-house ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575840/gift-time
  9. Jewel in the Crown

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... wealthy Asians hunger for; jewellery sales are up to record levels too. The troubles in the Eurozone and the US has seen investors flood to the safe havens of gold and other precious metals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987198/jewel-crown
  10. Slimming down

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sophisticated mechanical movement into an ultra-thin case of precious metal was the mark of the elite watchmaker. According to Christian Selmoni, head of product development at Vacheron Constantin, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985084/slimming-down

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