An enormous diamond known as ‘The Pink Star’ sold for more than US$83 million at auction on Wednesday night, far exceeding its expected price.Thursday, 14 November, 2013, 5:30pm
Plummeting gold prices brought the city an additional HK$4.45 billion in retail sales last month as consumers took advantage of the slump to snap up jewellery and watches, although jewellers expect the gold craze will now taper off.31 May 2013 - 5:44am
Retailers selling luxury watches and jewellery are rejecting the idea of paying big premiums for prime street-front shops, as mainland shoppers spend less on expensive gifts.31 May 2013 - 4:41am
Anna Hu made history last year when she became the first Asian jeweller to be featured in a solo exhibition at the Louvre's Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris.24 May 2013 - 1:12pm
While falling gold prices have sent a flood of Chinese housewives to Causeway Bay jewellery shops to hunt for bargains, Singapore's top investment official has warned that the precious metal still looks overpriced.22 May 2013 - 4:36am 2 comments
Taking advantage of the steepest drop in three decades, Chinese mothers have shored up prices by splashing out on gold for their daughters' weddings in the past couple of weeks, foiling the plan of finance gurus who have been short selling the precious metal in the hope of pushing it lower.3 May 2013 - 8:48am 4 comments
China's burgeoning middle class is buying diamonds so quickly that the price of mass-market stones is rising faster around the world than for top-quality jewels affordable only to the super-rich.3 May 2013 - 4:22am
Annie Yau took over the helm of her family’s jewellery empire in testing circumstances five years ago after her husband and father-in-law were both jailed for paying illegal kickbacks to travel agents to take tourists to their showrooms.13 Apr 2013 - 5:23am
Guy Bedarida's business card says a lot about him. It also speaks volumes about the direction of John Hardy, the jewellery brand for which he is creative director and head designer.22 Mar 2013 - 10:03am
How time flies. Central's Bulgari flagship store celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Thursday night with cocktails, canapés, a black tie dinner, and a raucous party afterwards at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum.21 Jan 2013 - 5:05am
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery, the world's largest jewellery retailer, expects the mainland market to remain weak in the next few months after it reported an 8 per cent slump in same-store sales for the past quarter.11 Jan 2013 - 3:56am
On a crisp December morning in Tunis, a finance ministry official named Mohamed Hamaied was demonstrating the horsepower of maroon BMW V12 on the runway of a national guard airfield.
Beside him sat an agent for a potential buyer.
"You know, this is the same runway that Ben Ali fled from," said another passenger, automotive expert Mourad Bouzidi, from the back seat.30 Dec 2012 - 6:54am
Top luxury groups, apart from opening new stores in China, are acquiring promising local brands as a way to expand in the world's second-largest luxury market.11 Dec 2012 - 2:55am
A mainland jewellery trader was arrested on Wednesday night as he tried to cross the border after allegedly borrowing HK$17 million in valuables from fellow traders in Hong Kong.
John Yan, 30, was arrested at Lok Ma Chau after more than 30 traders told police he had not returned goods or money from jewellery he borrowed for an international exhibition last week.7 Dec 2012 - 3:26am
Shares in Chow Tai Fook Jewellery fell yesterday as alarmed investors shed their holdings after a profit warning, which came within a year of its listing.10 Nov 2012 - 5:24am