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for the lover of fine accessories

1 Chaumet Bee ring in white gold with orange and white diamonds (HK$18.59million). 2 Bulgari cufflinks in yellow gold (HK$11,900). 3 Life of Circle Double Happiness cufflinks (HK$1,680). 4 Jacob & Co.

Friday, 7 December, 2007, 12:00am

A golden opportunity

A replica of the tiara presented to Empress Marie-Louise of France in 1811 - just one of the treasures on show in Central at Chaumet of Paris. Jewellery and objects commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte and his family will be displayed at Chaumet's museum, in the St George's Building, to celebrate the first anniversary of the jeweller's flagship store.

4 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Putting on the glitz: Napoleon's jewels

Many fine jewellers have been linked to royals and aristocracy over the years, for example Cartier, jeweller of choice for the Duchess of Windsor. For Chaumet, a long and lasting relationship with French emperor Napoleon I established the French house as one of the world's most prestigious jewellers.

3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Peek at Chaumet

French jewellery maker Chaumet hosted a cocktail party to preview its new collection, Attrape- moi ... si tu m'aimes, at the Mandarin Oriental hotel last month.

27 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Neck & Neck

Don't hang back - a beautiful pendant makes a striking piece of jewellery.

Astrale by Bulgari HK$63,000

Double Wing by Garrard HK$99,200

Caresse d'Orchidees by Cartier Enquiries: 2522 2963

Etoile #2 by Mauboussin HK$9,300

Class One by Chaumet HK$115,200

Bond by Asprey HK$21,750

9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Star of the show

French actress Sophie Marceau lent her glamour to French jeweller Chaumet for its Ice House Street boutique launch last month.

15 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Get ahead, get a tiara

Tiaras aren't just for blue-blooded royals and beauty queens, according to Beatrice de Plinval (right), curator of the Chaumet museum in Paris. The French historian was brought to Hong Kong for a lunch lecture ahead of her plans to set up shop locally.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Paris sparkle

Renowned French jeweller Chaumet hosted an exclusive dinner at the Island Shangri-La ballroom and invited a select group of big spenders. Chairman Pierre Haquet flew in from Paris and all those who attended marvelled at the watches and jewellery on display - and the sashaying models.

3 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Spoilt for choice in fine jewellery stakes

A LL together now . . . 'On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me - one Asprey bracelet . . . two Chaumet brooches . .

3 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

French charmer has fine line for women of all ages

LUNCH at the Mandarin Grill with former Hong Kong resident Bruno Stackler, who, it is said, was quite a French charmer during his sojourn here.

27 Apr 1994 - 12:00am