Eye candy

Lifestyle cover: Leilus butterfly necklace in pink gold with diamonds and pink sapphires, and Brocatelle d'Or butterfly earrings in white gold with diamonds, orange garnet and yellow and red sapphire, both from Van Cleef & Arpels, Prince's Building, Central (inquiri

Sunday, 27 June, 2010, 12:00am

Fresh is best for Kimberley

Andy Leung Ting-wah has waited until the final night of 2007-08 to produce his best training performance, but nine-year-old Kimberley Mines can keep a brilliant fresh record intact by winning the Cricket Club Valley Stakes (1,000m) tonight.

3 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

De Beers hosts diamond dazzler

Diamond group De Beers unveiled a breathtaking 290-carat diamond-crusted necklace, Ponahalo, in an elaborate jewellery show on September 13 at the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre. Close to 400 party guests saw about HK$117 million worth of eye candy, including a necklace embedded with 305 diamonds, totalling 290 carats. The Ponahalo, modelled by Qi Qi, drew the most attention.

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Mines showing deep reserves

Andy Leung Ting-wah's speedster Kimberley Mines showed at Friday's trials that he is ready to pick up where he left off in his impressive last-start win.

5 May 2002 - 12:00am

Flower power

Tai-tais and celebrities converged on a diamond jewellery show with a floral theme hosted by De Beers at the Helena May. The main attraction was a diamond set modelled by Sabrina Chao and designed by Dora Tam. Guests were asked to name the ensemble in a competition. The winner will be awarded the diamond set.

5 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Into the last Great Wilderness

THERE had been other intruders this day, but none of them human. For this was a secret, ancient place, seven hours drive from the nearest settlement.

They had left their tell-tale tracks in the narrow strip of sand leading into the gully; the twisting trail of a snake, the tiny footprints of a lizard.

18 Sep 1993 - 12:00am