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French film adds flair to Jan Logan's latest jewellery collection

Australian jeweller Jan Logan's designs have always had links to cinema - especially after the founder's son, Angus, who has a strong background in film, joined the company.

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 12:00am

Freshened-up Mochi can turn on the jets

Peter Ho Leung is enjoying his best season in almost a decade and the canny handler could spring a surprise win in the Sauternes Cup (1,200m) at Happy Valley tonight with handy four-year-old Mochi.

With 28 wins on the board, Ho isn't likely to threaten his career-best 42 wins in 1998-99, but his stable has been firing consistently through much of the term.

2 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pearls of wisdom

While it's hard to beat the deliciousness of pristinely fresh raw specimens on the half shell (as long as they come from cold waters), cooked oyster dishes can also be enjoyable, though in a different way. Cooking oysters makes them richer and more substantial.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Glittering surprises

1 Senzanome's denim blue natural fei cui (jadeite, jade) type A from Burma and 18k gold on silk braid (HK$32,000).

2 Van Cleef & Arpels' Vintage Alhambra necklace set in pink gold (HK$55,000).

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Mixing and matching

An expanding global audience is dividing jewellery designers on what consumers want as brands cater to all tastes. Big eye-catching designs and elegant, timeless pieces jostle side by side in the latest collections, but versatility is widespread.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

New on the block

The idea that jewellery showrooms can also serve as galleries is catching on in Hong Kong. And that's certainly the case at AME Gallery (top left), which recently opened on Graham Street, Central.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Relieved Yip stable has winners in the making

Dennis Yip Chor-hong has yet to salute from his 33 starters during the first four meetings, but Sea The Pearls and Industrial Hero stamped themselves as future winners following their sound performances on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Perfect symbols of eternal love

The act of giving jewellery to newlyweds is an age-old Chinese custom suffused with symbolism. Traditionally, parents of the couple give a pair of solid gold dragon and phoenix bangles which represent eternal love.

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Gems of rare beauty

The jewellery and jadeite auction will feature rare items with the star lot being an 8.88kt D-colour internally flawless ring with double excellent grading in symmetry and polish (estimate HK$880,000 to HK$1 million). Other highlights include lot 834.

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

Everything old is new again as fans flock to join jeweller's inspired trip down memory lane

Retro is in. It was certainly a big enough incentive for the city's fashionistas to justify splurges on vintage, or even vintage lookalike, jewellery - not that they are ever short of an excuse.

On Friday, Lane Crawford's IFC store was heaving with well-heeled ladies for the launch of Biyan Wanaatmadja's jewellery collection themed 'As Time Goes By'.

23 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

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