Zhejiang Glass aims to launch its 1.5 billion yuan maiden A-share offering by the third quarter of this year, according to its chief financial officer.Saturday, 8 January, 2005, 12:00am
When lugging around an oversized purse, have you ever eyed your boyfriend's money clip and wondered why it seems a strictly male accessory? Stop wondering and buy your own from www.chicclips.com.12 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
After tourism, glassmaking is Venice's second-biggest industry. Shoppers should venture beyond the stores selling unappealing glass souvenirs near touristy Piazza San Marco. On the nearby island of Murano, they will find some beautiful products created by talented artisans.12 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Australian (in) Style
Australian glass artists Mark Thiele and Matthew Larwood exhibit rhythmic patterns reminiscent of Australian landscapes, and Venetian-inspired blowing techniques, respectively. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gaffer Studio Glass, 5a 15/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends Dec 1022 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
Cut-crystal giant Swarovski has created an Out of Africa line, crafted from natural materials such as buffalo horn, mother-of-pearl, dark woods and leather. The exotic look comes in earthy autumn hues, while giraffe-skin patterns are made of natural fur prints or in sparkling crystal mesh.3 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
Q Most commissioned art tends to be expensive fine art, such as portraiture. Is it possible to commission something more practical, such as homeware?
WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS:19 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
Brands such as Titto and Liuligongfang have made glass art hip again. But if you don't want to drop thousands of dollars on their works, try making your own. JaniQue offers glass-making lessons for beginners.19 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
In the 1980s, Australian Marc Grunseit saw the light, ditched a career in medicine and devoted himself to creating stained-glass. Since then, he has learned glass blowing and fusing techniques and has produced an array of items from 25-square-metre architectural installations to palm-sized pieces for residential, ecclesiastical and public buildings worldwide.5 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
I hear Gola trainers are in fashion. Have you heard of them? I think they're from Spain. Do you know where I can find some?
Doing A Runner, Tin Hau22 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
Exotic necklaces in tropical hues are all the rage this summer and for those on the lookout for unique pieces, American jeweller Laurel Clark will not disappoint. Clark's eye for the original is visible in her use of semi-precious stones, lucite baubles and Venetian hand-blown glass. Prices of the handcrafted designs vary from $1,400 to $2,000.8 Aug 2004 - 12:00am