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Nothing says natural luxury like pearls: from Chanel to Dior, why high jewellery brands look to the beauty of mother nature

From Chanel to Dior, why brands are looking to the harmony of mother nature in these stunning high jewellery collections

From Chanel to Dior, why brands are looking to the harmony of mother nature in these stunning high jewellery collections

Nothing says natural luxury like pearls: from Chanel to Dior, why high jewellery brands look to the beauty of mother nature
1 Jun 2021 - 6:00AM
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

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
18 Oct 2020 - 12:24PM
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

‘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
12 May 2020 - 6:00PM
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

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
7 May 2020 - 12:54PM
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

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
21 Mar 2020 - 3:00PM
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

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
21 Mar 2020 - 11:00AM
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

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
15 Jan 2020 - 6:00PM
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

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?
6 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM
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

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?
30 Dec 2019 - 2:00PM
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

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
21 Dec 2019 - 2:00PM
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

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?
14 Dec 2019 - 6:22AM
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

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
10 Dec 2019 - 10:24AM
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’

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
16 May 2019 - 5:00PM
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

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
13 May 2019 - 5:00PM
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?

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?
13 May 2019 - 2:00AM
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

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?
4 May 2019 - 4:00PM
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

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
12 May 2018 - 10:01AM
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

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
2 May 2018 - 12:03PM
Why Asian jewellery designers are earning international esteem
4 Dec 2017 - 12:16PM
Top jewellers see titanium in a new light
27 Nov 2017 - 10:39AM
Why transformable pieces are the ultimate high jewellery
10 Nov 2017 - 9:31AM