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The Cannes 2022 Film Festival’s best high jewellery looks, from Deepika Padukone’s Panthère de Cartier and Julia Roberts’ Chopard Trophée, to Anne Hathaway in Bulgari

The glitterati were out in full force with dazzling jewels to match … here are the best looks from 2022’s event, from Deepika Padukone’s Panthère De Cartier to Anne Hathaway in Bulgari

The glitterati were out in full force with dazzling jewels to match … here are the best looks from 2022’s event, from Deepika Padukone’s Panthère De Cartier to Anne Hathaway in Bulgari

23 May 2022 - 6:08PM
The Met Gala 2022’s best jewellery, from Gigi Hadid’s Chopard pearls and Vanessa Hudgen’s Messika bling, to Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley dripping in De Beers

Celebrities dressed to impress following the Gilded Glamour dress code at the Met Gala 2022 – here are 7 of the best jewellery looks from Hollywood’s most fashionable night out

Celebrities dressed to impress following the Gilded Glamour dress code at the Met Gala 2022 – here are 7 of the best jewellery looks from Hollywood’s most fashionable night out

5 May 2022 - 3:22PM
Bling it like Beckham: inside Brooklyn and Nicola’s wedding jewellery, from Victoria’s 21.5-carat diamond pendant and the bride’s US$1 million earrings, to Claudia Peltz’s Harry Winston necklace

The Beckham-Peltz wedding was one of the most talked about events of the year, but what extravagant jewellery did the family wear?

The Beckham-Peltz wedding was one of the most talked about events of the year, but what extravagant jewellery did the family wear?

19 Apr 2022 - 7:28PM
The best jewellery at the Oscars 2022, from Jessica Chastain’s Gucci jewels and Nicole Kidman’s Harry Winston diamonds, to Zendaya in Bulgari and Timothée Chalamet in Cartier

The Oscars red carpet is a stage in itself for some of the most dazzling looks from our favourite celebrities – here are the best ones for this year

The Oscars red carpet is a stage in itself for some of the most dazzling looks from our favourite celebrities – here are the best ones for this year

29 Mar 2022 - 8:01PM
BAFTA 2022: the 8 most dazzling high jewellery looks on the red carpet, from Lady Gaga and Naomi Campbell, to Caitriona Balfe and Sienna Miller – but what about the men?

The BAFTAs returned to the stage this year after a virtual presentation in 2021 due to Covid-19, and celebrities wowed in old-school Hollywood glamour looks

The BAFTAs returned to the stage this year after a virtual presentation in 2021 due to Covid-19, and celebrities wowed in old-school Hollywood glamour looks

15 Mar 2022 - 5:28PM
Inside Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway’s dazzling jewellery collection, from the Diamond Daisy Tiara she wore on her wedding day to heirloom pieces from Queen Sonja

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway accessorises her minimalist yet elegant with selected pieces from the Norwegian royal family’s storied jewellery collection, often to dazzling effect

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway accessorises her minimalist yet elegant with selected pieces from the Norwegian royal family’s storied jewellery collection, often to dazzling effect

13 Mar 2022 - 6:00AM
Princess Sofia of Sweden’s 4 most dazzling tiaras and jewellery, from The Palmette Tiara – a wedding day gift from King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia – to the Royal Order brooch

The wife of Prince Carl Philip, the Duchess of Värmland always turns heads at public appearances – especially various Nobel Peace Prize banquets over the years

The wife of Prince Carl Philip, the Duchess of Värmland always turns heads at public appearances – especially various Nobel Peace Prize banquets over the years

30 Jan 2022 - 11:00AM
Hang Lung Mathematics Awards encourages students to tackle problems through scientific research

The Awards inspire students to hone their comprehensive competencies and skills, including logical thinking and analytical capability, the winners say.

The Awards inspire students to hone their comprehensive competencies and skills, including logical thinking and analytical capability, the winners say.

25 Jan 2022 - 4:52PM
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece’s most extravagant tiaras and jewellery, from Cartier’s Khedive of Egypt Tiara to the Antique Corsage Tiara – also worn by Princess Marie-Chantal at her wedding

From Cartier’s Khedive of Egypt Tiara to the Greek Ruby Tiara, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece’s collection is dripping with historical significance – and diamonds

From Cartier’s Khedive of Egypt Tiara to the Greek Ruby Tiara, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece’s collection is dripping with historical significance – and diamonds

16 Dec 2021 - 5:00AM
Queen Sonja of Norway’s most glamorous tiaras, from the classical Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara to The Maltese Cross Tiara – but which stunning royal headpiece was stolen?

The Queen of Norway adorns herself with luxurious jewels on special occasions not only based on the way they look, but also taking into account the jewels’ symbolic significance

The Queen of Norway adorns herself with luxurious jewels on special occasions not only based on the way they look, but also taking into account the jewels’ symbolic significance

3 Nov 2021 - 4:00PM
The best jewellery at the Venice Film Festival 2021, from Zendaya’s mesmerising Bulgari snake necklace to Jessica Chastain’s Chopard diamonds

From Zendaya’s mesmerising Bulgari snake necklace to Penélope Cruz’s elegant Chanel tassel earrings, we spotted plenty of stunning jewels this year – here are some of our favourites

From Zendaya’s mesmerising Bulgari snake necklace to Penélope Cruz’s elegant Chanel tassel earrings, we spotted plenty of stunning jewels this year – here are some of our favourites

10 Sep 2021 - 1:49PM
Inside Queen Rania of Jordan’s sparkling tiara collection – check out the Middle Eastern royal’s ornate luxury jewellery by Cartier, Boucheron and Fred

The elegant royal has her own diamond tiaras designed by the likes of Boucheron and Fred, but also finds occasion to borrow a Cartier tiara once owned by Queen Alia

The elegant royal has her own diamond tiaras designed by the likes of Boucheron and Fred, but also finds occasion to borrow a Cartier tiara once owned by Queen Alia

9 Sep 2021 - 11:58AM
Inside Empress Masako jewellery box: does the consort of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito know how to wear her elegant Akoya pearls?

Outwardly poised and meticulous yet said to have struggled with the stress of her role, the consort to Japan’s Emperor Naruhito favours the calming, subtle glow of pearls to enhance her beauty

Outwardly poised and meticulous yet said to have struggled with the stress of her role, the consort to Japan’s Emperor Naruhito favours the calming, subtle glow of pearls to enhance her beauty

3 Aug 2021 - 12:00PM
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands’ fearless style: how the Dutch Queen lit up her look with daring fashion paired with bold jewellery

The 50-year-old monarch takes a relaxed approach to royal dress but still always looks immaculate – think pantsuits, statement hats and bold jewellery

The 50-year-old monarch takes a relaxed approach to royal dress but still always looks immaculate – think pantsuits, statement hats and bold jewellery

31 Jul 2021 - 3:00AM
Cannes Film Festival’s most dazzling red carpet bling: Marion Cotillard, Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain turned heads in Cartier, Chanel, Bulgari and more

Cannes is known as Europe’s most glamorous red carpet for a reason ... and Marion Cotillard, Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain brought plenty of bling

Cannes is known as Europe’s most glamorous red carpet for a reason ... and Marion Cotillard, Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain brought plenty of bling

13 Jul 2021 - 11:39AM
Is Danish Queen Margrethe’s jewellery box better than Queen Elizabeth’s? From the Emerald Parure Tiara to the Daisy Brooch originally created for a royal wedding, these are her most dazzling pieces

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe may own the world’s most stunning tiaras: from one studded with giant pearls, to another set with 67 emeralds

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe may own the world’s most stunning tiaras: from one studded with giant pearls, to another set with 67 emeralds

13 Jul 2021 - 4:23AM
The most expensive jewellery sold in Hong Kong last year – online sales by auction houses Christie’s, Phillips and Bonhams were booming despite the pandemic

Online auctions were booming despite the pandemic – this was the biggest bling under the digital hammer at Christie’s, Phillips, Bonhams and more

Online auctions were booming despite the pandemic – this was the biggest bling under the digital hammer at Christie’s, Phillips, Bonhams and more

11 Jun 2021 - 10:00AM
Explainer | What is a Chinese ‘luminous cup’ and where do you buy one? Sotheby’s Hong Kong once auctioned an old agate goblet for US$35,000, and antiques shops on Lascar Row and Hollywood Road offer them too

Feted by poets and featured in films, these Chinese jade or agate cups can rake in the cash at auctions, but what makes a good quality buy?

Feted by poets and featured in films, these Chinese jade or agate cups can rake in the cash at auctions, but what makes a good quality buy?

4 Jun 2021 - 3:30PM
Why do Queen Elizabeth and other royals love semi-precious stones? Cartier created bespoke pieces for Wallis Simpson while the British monarch wore red spinels and aquamarines

It’s not all about rubies, emeralds and sapphires – there’s also aquamarines, amethysts, red spinels and many other colourful semi-precious stones that European royals love

It’s not all about rubies, emeralds and sapphires – there’s also aquamarines, amethysts, red spinels and many other colourful semi-precious stones that European royals love

27 May 2021 - 11:00AM
Hong Kong programme nurtures talent to put future innovation and technology leaders on path to success

HKSTP InnoAcademy’s Technology Leaders of Tomorrow programme to attract world’s young science and engineering graduates and I&T practitioners

HKSTP InnoAcademy’s Technology Leaders of Tomorrow programme to attract world’s young science and engineering graduates and I&T practitioners

18 Jan 2021 - 11:06AM
Jadeite, a not so hidden gem – the bright green stones enjoying increasing international interest at Sotheby’s and Christie’s auctions

A symbol of purity, wisdom and righteousness in imperial China, green jadeite gemstones have remained less well known elsewhere – until now

A symbol of purity, wisdom and righteousness in imperial China, green jadeite gemstones have remained less well known elsewhere – until now

18 May 2020 - 8:00AM
Chinese weddings: Why do brides wear huge 24-karat golden pigs around their necks?

Contemporary ‘minimalist’ aesthetics are cast aside at traditional Chinese weddings, with brides weighed down by up to 1kg of audacious, gleaming gold jewels

Contemporary ‘minimalist’ aesthetics are cast aside at traditional Chinese weddings, with brides weighed down by up to 1kg of audacious, gleaming gold jewels

27 Jan 2020 - 12:00PM
Will Cartier and other luxury brands start using more lab-grown and synthetic gems in their jewellery?

Many gem-quality, lab-grown diamonds and coloured gemstones have a colour vibrancy comparable to their natural counterparts but often at a fraction of the cost

Many gem-quality, lab-grown diamonds and coloured gemstones have a colour vibrancy comparable to their natural counterparts but often at a fraction of the cost

31 Dec 2019 - 1:00PM
US$20 million for a ring? The most extravagant diamond sales Hong Kong has seen in 2019

Auctioneers at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Phillips, Bonhams and Poly Auction have recorded some record sales in Hong Kong in 2019 – here are some of brightest jewels and biggest deals

Auctioneers at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Phillips, Bonhams and Poly Auction have recorded some record sales in Hong Kong in 2019 – here are some of brightest jewels and biggest deals

23 Dec 2019 - 2:00AM
The most expensive Rolex and Patek Philippe watches ever sold at Hong Kong auctions in 2019

Watches by Patek Philippe and Rolex were among the most prized items which went under the hammer in Hong Kong this year – fetching sums of up to US$9 million

Watches by Patek Philippe and Rolex were among the most prized items which went under the hammer in Hong Kong this year – fetching sums of up to US$9 million

15 Dec 2019 - 4:00PM
Love, eternity, happiness: which of these Chinese bridal jewellery pieces would you pick?

Family heirlooms are being set aside in favour of modern Chinese jewellery which incorporates traditional symbols of love, eternity and happiness

Family heirlooms are being set aside in favour of modern Chinese jewellery which incorporates traditional symbols of love, eternity and happiness

10 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM
Could pearls replace diamonds as a girl’s best friend?

In brooches, bracelets, chokers and necklaces, top brands Tiffany & Co. and Chopard are using pearls in high-jewellery collections – with fantastic results

In brooches, bracelets, chokers and necklaces, top brands Tiffany & Co. and Chopard are using pearls in high-jewellery collections – with fantastic results

17 May 2019 - 2:00AM
How bespoke high jewellery is created for the super-rich

Houses like Cartier and Qeelin work with closely with clients to achieve a balance between creativity and practicality

Houses like Cartier and Qeelin work with closely with clients to achieve a balance between creativity and practicality

14 May 2019 - 5:24AM
Asian jewellery designers sparkle on red carpet alongside titans Bulgari, Chanel and Cartier

While luxury houses continue to grow, the past decade has seen the emergence of Viren Bhagat, Cindy Chao, Anna Hu and Wallace Chan, who work with unconventional materials to create imaginative pieces

While luxury houses continue to grow, the past decade has seen the emergence of Viren Bhagat, Cindy Chao, Anna Hu and Wallace Chan, who work with unconventional materials to create imaginative pieces

4 May 2019 - 2:55AM
How the place of origin can seriously ramp up a gemstone’s value

Kashmir sapphires and Colombian emeralds always carry a sizeable premium

Kashmir sapphires and Colombian emeralds always carry a sizeable premium

9 Feb 2019 - 3:43AM