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Johnny seeks diamond expert’s advice in quest for Meaghan’s perfect engagement ring

Prospective groom knows 4Cs of diamond quality, but will pick ring with help of jeweller’s in-house expert

18 Oct 2020 - 12:24PM

Prospective groom knows 4Cs of diamond quality, but will pick ring with help of jeweller’s in-house expert

Johnny seeks diamond expert’s advice in quest for Meaghan’s perfect engagement ring
How the sea and its secrets have inspired luxury jewellers like Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier and Piaget

‘Mother nature is our best designer’, Tiffany & Co. founder Charles Lewis Tiffany once said – as these aquatic-themed high jewellery pieces prove

12 May 2020 - 6:00PM

‘Mother nature is our best designer’, Tiffany & Co. founder Charles Lewis Tiffany once said – as these aquatic-themed high jewellery pieces prove

How the sea and its secrets have inspired luxury jewellers like Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier and Piaget
Luxury in May: From 5-star Mother’s Day staycation to striking new EGG sound creations, our pick of what’s hot this month

Check out the latest releases from luxury French skincare range La Prairie, upmarket Swiss jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels, French menswear brand Berluti, Malaysian developer KSK Land and high-end British speaker manufacturer KEF

7 May 2020 - 12:54PM

Check out the latest releases from luxury French skincare range La Prairie, upmarket Swiss jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels, French menswear brand Berluti, Malaysian developer KSK Land and high-end British speaker manufacturer KEF

Luxury in May: From 5-star Mother’s Day staycation to striking new EGG sound creations, our pick of what’s hot this month
How high fashion inspired the new Vacheron Constantin Égérie watch collection – dedicated to women

The Swiss watchmaker’s classic pink gold or steel cases are set with diamonds, and available in 35mm and 37mm

21 Mar 2020 - 3:00PM

The Swiss watchmaker’s classic pink gold or steel cases are set with diamonds, and available in 35mm and 37mm

How high fashion inspired the new Vacheron Constantin Égérie watch collection – dedicated to women
When secret watches meet high-end jewellery: How Cartier, Chanel, Bulgari, Piaget and Tiffany & Co. are turning back time

These luxury timepieces blur the boundary between necklaces and watches, bringing back a style popular in the early 20th century

21 Mar 2020 - 11:00AM

These luxury timepieces blur the boundary between necklaces and watches, bringing back a style popular in the early 20th century

When secret watches meet high-end jewellery: How Cartier, Chanel, Bulgari, Piaget and Tiffany & Co. are turning back time
How tiaras went from fairy tale princess to everyday party wear – and the best new designs from Chanel, Chopard, Tiffany & Co and more

Long the preserve of royals and regal weddings, tiaras are suddenly an everyday sight at galas and parties – we survey the best luxury headpiece designs to ensure you stand out from the crowd

15 Jan 2020 - 6:00PM

Long the preserve of royals and regal weddings, tiaras are suddenly an everyday sight at galas and parties – we survey the best luxury headpiece designs to ensure you stand out from the crowd

How tiaras went from fairy tale princess to everyday party wear – and the best new designs from Chanel, Chopard, Tiffany & Co and more
Chanel, Piaget, Bulgari and other high jewellery designers create pearls of beauty – but would you pay US$5.7 million for a strand?

Cultured pearls are being used by luxury brands to create gorgeous earrings, necklaces and other pieces, and one strand just fetched US$5.7 million at auction

6 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

Cultured pearls are being used by luxury brands to create gorgeous earrings, necklaces and other pieces, and one strand just fetched US$5.7 million at auction

Chanel, Piaget, Bulgari and other high jewellery designers create pearls of beauty – but would you pay US$5.7 million for a strand?
Why do high jewellers like Louis Vuitton and Cartier want Kashmir and Burmese sapphires?

At the Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction by Christie’s a pair of earrings went for US$320,513 and a brooch went for US$4.33 million

30 Dec 2019 - 2:00PM

At the Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction by Christie’s a pair of earrings went for US$320,513 and a brooch went for US$4.33 million

Why do high jewellers like Louis Vuitton and Cartier want Kashmir and Burmese sapphires?
Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Graff and other luxury jewellers make emeralds the newest trend in high jewellery

Emerald cut, cabochon cut and beads made with emeralds – luxury jewellers such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Graff are creating statement pieces for the latest trend

21 Dec 2019 - 2:00PM

Emerald cut, cabochon cut and beads made with emeralds – luxury jewellers such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Graff are creating statement pieces for the latest trend

Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Graff and other luxury jewellers make emeralds the newest trend in high jewellery
How did a hidden Versailles bedroom and a Russian love affair inspire Chanel and Dior to create their latest high jewellery collections?

Private passageways and boudoirs inspired Dior, and a fascination with Russia famously inspired Chanel, but now many high jewellers are drawing richly from history to craft new collections

14 Dec 2019 - 6:22AM

Private passageways and boudoirs inspired Dior, and a fascination with Russia famously inspired Chanel, but now many high jewellers are drawing richly from history to craft new collections

How did a hidden Versailles bedroom and a Russian love affair inspire Chanel and Dior to create their latest high jewellery collections?
From Van Cleef & Arpels to Graff – how luxury jewellery brands have long drawn inspiration from nature

Nature’s treasures flourish as fashion houses embark on a whimsical exploration of plants, animals and marine life

10 Dec 2019 - 10:24AM

Nature’s treasures flourish as fashion houses embark on a whimsical exploration of plants, animals and marine life

From Van Cleef & Arpels to Graff – how luxury jewellery brands have long drawn inspiration from nature
Goodbye, gold: Dior and Chopard use space-age alloys to shape new jewellery masterpieces

Hong Kong designers Wallace Chan, Cindy Chao and Edmond Chin are pioneers in the use of titanium, regarded as the ‘perfect material’

16 May 2019 - 5:00PM

Hong Kong designers Wallace Chan, Cindy Chao and Edmond Chin are pioneers in the use of titanium, regarded as the ‘perfect material’

Goodbye, gold: Dior and Chopard use space-age alloys to shape new jewellery masterpieces
Serpents and secret watches — the most glamorous high jewellery from Baselworld

The year’s Baselworld watch show, as usual, heralded the cutting edge directions for the year

13 May 2019 - 5:00PM

The year’s Baselworld watch show, as usual, heralded the cutting edge directions for the year

Serpents and secret watches — the most glamorous high jewellery from Baselworld
Flawless versus natural inclusions – which gems are more valuable?

Do inclusions and flaws in natural gemstones add value to a stone, even as flawless lab-grown gems hit the market?

13 May 2019 - 2:00AM

Do inclusions and flaws in natural gemstones add value to a stone, even as flawless lab-grown gems hit the market?

Flawless versus natural inclusions – which gems are more valuable?
Why are Cartier, Chopard and Qeelin using semi-precious gems in high jewellery?

Vibrant creations by top jewellery houses Bulgari, Dior and Piaget feature semi-precious gems that can have as big an impact as diamonds

4 May 2019 - 4:00PM

Vibrant creations by top jewellery houses Bulgari, Dior and Piaget feature semi-precious gems that can have as big an impact as diamonds

Why are Cartier, Chopard and Qeelin using semi-precious gems in high jewellery?
Jewellery designers push boundaries by mixing precious gemstones with unconventional materials

Bold and creative jewellers introduce Haute Joaillerie to connoisseurs in ways unimaginable; as they devote themselves to exalting the beauty of alternative materials

12 May 2018 - 10:01AM

Bold and creative jewellers introduce Haute Joaillerie to connoisseurs in ways unimaginable; as they devote themselves to exalting the beauty of alternative materials

Jewellery designers push boundaries by mixing precious gemstones with unconventional materials
Coloured diamonds gain popularity as they fetch high prices at auctions

Connoisseurs know their real value. Inspired by their vibrant colours, jewellers create exquisite pieces

2 May 2018 - 12:03PM

Connoisseurs know their real value. Inspired by their vibrant colours, jewellers create exquisite pieces

Coloured diamonds gain popularity as they fetch high prices at auctions
Why Asian jewellery designers are earning international esteem
Top jewellers see titanium in a new light
Why transformable pieces are the ultimate high jewellery