Gloria Fung

Commissioning editor at SCMP, Gloria covers jewellery and watch among other luxury lifestyle topics.
Gloria Fung
Commissioning editor at SCMP, Gloria covers jewellery and watch among other luxury lifestyle topics.

Latest from Gloria Fung

From Napoleon Bonaparte to JFK, how love offerings from the rich and powerful have shaped the world of jewellery

Future US president’s ‘toi et moi’ ring for Jackie Bouvier for their 1953 wedding has never gone out of fashion

19 Feb 2019 - 3:24PM
From Napoleon Bonaparte to JFK, how love offerings from the rich and powerful have shaped the world of jewellery

Future US president’s ‘toi et moi’ ring for Jackie Bouvier for their 1953 wedding has never gone out of fashion

Why your classic car, jewellery or fine wine is a great alternative investment

Such treasured assets are the hottest categories when it comes to alternative investments – while providing the joy of ownership

5 Feb 2019 - 2:04AM
Why your classic car, jewellery or fine wine is a great alternative investment

Such treasured assets are the hottest categories when it comes to alternative investments – while providing the joy of ownership

7 Year of the Pig luxury watches you would want to flaunt this Lunar New Year

Designs of Vacheron Constantin, Panerai, Piaget, Jaquet Droz and Chopard, some with diamond-encrusted bezels, depict the 12th Chinese zodiac animal

1 Feb 2019 - 10:02AM
7 Year of the Pig luxury watches you would want to flaunt this Lunar New Year

Designs of Vacheron Constantin, Panerai, Piaget, Jaquet Droz and Chopard, some with diamond-encrusted bezels, depict the 12th Chinese zodiac animal

Top 11 timepieces for men at SIHH 2019

From Audemars Piguet’s Code 11.59 to the Hermès Arceau L’Heure De La Lune, the annual Geneva fair saw an impressive range from the world’s best luxury watchmakers

24 Jan 2019 - 5:59PM
Top 11 timepieces for men at SIHH 2019

From Audemars Piguet’s Code 11.59 to the Hermès Arceau L’Heure De La Lune, the annual Geneva fair saw an impressive range from the world’s best luxury watchmakers

SIHH 2019: Montblanc mines anthracite for its Star Legacy timepieces

The luxury brand also unveils two new TimeWalker automatic chronographs at this week’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie watch fair in Geneva

17 Jan 2019 - 3:04PM
SIHH 2019: Montblanc mines anthracite for its Star Legacy timepieces

The luxury brand also unveils two new TimeWalker automatic chronographs at this week’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie watch fair in Geneva

SIHH 2019: the best booths are revealed

The magic of watchmaking is clear for all to see inside the halls of Palexpo in Geneva

17 Jan 2019 - 1:26PM
SIHH 2019: the best booths are revealed

The magic of watchmaking is clear for all to see inside the halls of Palexpo in Geneva

SIHH 2019: Piaget’s Altiplano watches inspired by something that’s truly out of this world

Two of the three skinny timepieces unveiled by the Swiss luxury watchmaker at this year’s SIHH 2019 watch fair in Geneva contain pieces of a meteorite

16 Jan 2019 - 2:01PM
SIHH 2019: Piaget’s Altiplano watches inspired by something that’s truly out of this world

Two of the three skinny timepieces unveiled by the Swiss luxury watchmaker at this year’s SIHH 2019 watch fair in Geneva contain pieces of a meteorite

SIHH 2019: Geneva night sky lights up Vacheron Constantin’s Les Cabinotiers collection

Minute Repeater Tourbillon Sky Chart is an exquisite snapshot of the stars over the city, while the Grand Complication Phoenix carries an intricate engraving of the mythical bird

15 Jan 2019 - 4:38PM
SIHH 2019: Geneva night sky lights up Vacheron Constantin’s Les Cabinotiers collection

Minute Repeater Tourbillon Sky Chart is an exquisite snapshot of the stars over the city, while the Grand Complication Phoenix carries an intricate engraving of the mythical bird

SIHH 2019: Cartier goes back in time for inspiration for its Tonneau and Libre collections

Its designs were inspired by the eye-catching silhouette of its 1906 Tonneau, and a 1921 creation formed the basis of its Art Deco Libre Tank Chinoise Red

14 Jan 2019 - 4:31PM
SIHH 2019: Cartier goes back in time for inspiration for its Tonneau and Libre collections

Its designs were inspired by the eye-catching silhouette of its 1906 Tonneau, and a 1921 creation formed the basis of its Art Deco Libre Tank Chinoise Red

SIHH 2019: Ulysse Nardin’s new futuristic Freak X is a triumph of the imagination

Lightweight, more compact model has new manufacture flying carousel baguette movement rotating around its own axis, serving as the hands on this dial-less timepiece

13 Jan 2019 - 4:02PM
SIHH 2019: Ulysse Nardin’s new futuristic Freak X is a triumph of the imagination

Lightweight, more compact model has new manufacture flying carousel baguette movement rotating around its own axis, serving as the hands on this dial-less timepiece

How shape-shifter Wallace Chan is cutting it as a gem designer

The artist-philosopher of gem creation adopts Zen-like, back-to-nature approach and state-of-the-art techniques to achieve dazzling perfection

13 Jan 2019 - 12:03PM
How shape-shifter Wallace Chan is cutting it as a gem designer

The artist-philosopher of gem creation adopts Zen-like, back-to-nature approach and state-of-the-art techniques to achieve dazzling perfection

Where does your Tiffany diamond come from? Now you can find out

In an exclusive interview, Alessandro Bogliolo, Tiffany & Co.’s CEO, explains to STYLE how the maison’s new diamond source initiative will make the entire journey of its stones transparent to consumers by 2020

10 Jan 2019 - 6:01PM
Where does your Tiffany diamond come from? Now you can find out

In an exclusive interview, Alessandro Bogliolo, Tiffany & Co.’s CEO, explains to STYLE how the maison’s new diamond source initiative will make the entire journey of its stones transparent to consumers by 2020

SIHH 2019: who’s in – and out – at this year’s Geneva watch fair

The event, which will align its dates with Baselworld from next year, starts on January 14 with debutant Bovet, but without leading brand Van Cleef & Arpels

4 Jan 2019 - 4:00PM
SIHH 2019: who’s in – and out – at this year’s Geneva watch fair

The event, which will align its dates with Baselworld from next year, starts on January 14 with debutant Bovet, but without leading brand Van Cleef & Arpels

When jewellers and watchmakers create the perfect marriage – timepieces for brides

Luxury brands such as Chanel, Breguet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Graff, Chaumet and Harry Winston offer a range of exquisite designs to suit any wedding day

4 Jan 2019 - 12:00PM
When jewellers and watchmakers create the perfect marriage – timepieces for brides

Luxury brands such as Chanel, Breguet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Graff, Chaumet and Harry Winston offer a range of exquisite designs to suit any wedding day

The best women’s watches of 2018 – from Richard Mille’s art deco ‘talisman’ to Panthere de Cartier

Timepieces by Graff, Breguet, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Montblanc, Harry Winston, Jaquet Droz and Chaumet also caught the eye

31 Dec 2018 - 5:06PM
The best women’s watches of 2018 – from Richard Mille’s art deco ‘talisman’ to Panthere de Cartier

Timepieces by Graff, Breguet, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Montblanc, Harry Winston, Jaquet Droz and Chaumet also caught the eye

10 best watches for men of 2018

From Rolex to Bulgari, check out our list of the year’s most exquisite watches for gents

21 Dec 2018 - 4:44AM
10 best watches for men of 2018

From Rolex to Bulgari, check out our list of the year’s most exquisite watches for gents

How to customise your Rolex to make it one of a kind

Three specialist firms, Titan Black, Blaken and MAD Paris, can transform the designs and colours of Rolex watches so they look exactly the way you want

24 Jan 2019 - 3:11PM
How to customise your Rolex to make it one of a kind

Three specialist firms, Titan Black, Blaken and MAD Paris, can transform the designs and colours of Rolex watches so they look exactly the way you want

David Beckham helps launch Tudor’s redesigned Glamour Double Date

The soccer legend was among the first in the world to wear the watch, which features a new dial design

8 Dec 2018 - 10:01AM
David Beckham helps launch Tudor’s redesigned Glamour Double Date

The soccer legend was among the first in the world to wear the watch, which features a new dial design

How did they cut the 1,109-carat, US$53 million rough diamond – and where did the pieces go?

The boutique in Central has four of the 67 pieces that will eventually be made from the 1,109-carat gem discovered in 2015

17 Dec 2018 - 11:29AM
How did they cut the 1,109-carat, US$53 million rough diamond – and where did the pieces go?

The boutique in Central has four of the 67 pieces that will eventually be made from the 1,109-carat gem discovered in 2015

Fancy seeing rare Banksy artwork in Hong Kong – just in case it’s shredded soon?

A total of 27 works by the elusive artist/vandal including ‘Monkey Poison’ and ‘Girl with Balloon’ will be on display at the Phillips Gallery in Central until December 7

19 Nov 2018 - 5:07PM
Fancy seeing rare Banksy artwork in Hong Kong – just in case it’s shredded soon?

A total of 27 works by the elusive artist/vandal including ‘Monkey Poison’ and ‘Girl with Balloon’ will be on display at the Phillips Gallery in Central until December 7

Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Moon of Baroda’ diamond is just one of the stunning jewellery pieces to be auctioned in Hong Kong this month

Christie’s, Bonhams, Phillips and Poly Auction Hong Kong are all holding their sales at the end of November

18 Nov 2018 - 12:02PM
Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Moon of Baroda’ diamond is just one of the stunning jewellery pieces to be auctioned in Hong Kong this month

Christie’s, Bonhams, Phillips and Poly Auction Hong Kong are all holding their sales at the end of November

Fabergé and Rolls-Royce create a ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ egg with 10 carats of diamonds

The egg will not make it onto the bonnet of the luxury car but will remain a decoration for all to see this Christmas

8 Nov 2018 - 10:03AM
Fabergé and Rolls-Royce create a ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ egg with 10 carats of diamonds

The egg will not make it onto the bonnet of the luxury car but will remain a decoration for all to see this Christmas

Will Pan helps Roger Dubuis launch exciting tourbillon watch in Macau

The tourbillon cage is decorated with diamonds. Also on show are the watchmaker’s collaboration pieces with Lamborghini

7 Nov 2018 - 5:01PM
Will Pan helps Roger Dubuis launch exciting tourbillon watch in Macau

The tourbillon cage is decorated with diamonds. Also on show are the watchmaker’s collaboration pieces with Lamborghini

Will green diamonds become a China investor’s best friend?

‘If you look at it purely from an investment point of view, they’re very much undervalued,’ said Paul Redmayne, head of jewellery sales at auctioneer Bonhams Hong Kong

8 Oct 2018 - 9:04AM
Will green diamonds become a China investor’s best friend?

‘If you look at it purely from an investment point of view, they’re very much undervalued,’ said Paul Redmayne, head of jewellery sales at auctioneer Bonhams Hong Kong

How much does a typhoon cost? US$627 million a day, or two-thirds of Hong Kong’s daily GDP, gets blown away in a signal No 8 storm

Container ships are being diverted and some Hongkongers are skipping dropping off their laundry. But tree removal businesses are gearing up to make money from Mangkhut

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
How much does a typhoon cost? US$627 million a day, or two-thirds of Hong Kong’s daily GDP, gets blown away in a signal No 8 storm

Container ships are being diverted and some Hongkongers are skipping dropping off their laundry. But tree removal businesses are gearing up to make money from Mangkhut

Kwok family co-develops Ballymore studio flats in London beginning at US$500,000, while buyers in Hong Kong have to pay more for less
M&C Saatchi returns to Hong Kong after a five-year hiatus to lure Chinese clients with global ambitions
Asian investors become most active net buyers of commercial property, despite pullback from China

‘Singapore, Japan and Korea-based investors have seized the opportunity to expand offshore real estate portfolios as Chinese investors pull back,’ said Tom Moffat of CBRE

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Asian investors become most active net buyers of commercial property, despite pullback from China

‘Singapore, Japan and Korea-based investors have seized the opportunity to expand offshore real estate portfolios as Chinese investors pull back,’ said Tom Moffat of CBRE

Small can be beautiful too, and snug in Hong Kong’s tight corners