Lalique. The swallows on these large-sized Trois Hirondelles earrings are a symbol of luck. They are made of crystals, white-jade cabochon and vermeil, HK$5,600 (US$720)

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Tiffany & Co. The stunning Schlumberger Ribbon Rosette necklace in platinum consists of 18ct yellow gold and is studded with diamonds. Price on request

Graff. The diamond secret watch with an octagonal case is adorned with 44.24ct of diamonds that artfully conceal the hour, making it an elegant timepiece. Price on request

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Chaumet. Inspired by African art and ornaments, the yellow-gold ring from the Talismania collection has three ‘sugar-loaf’ Mandarin garnets weighing a total of 4ct, lapis lazuli and round yellow sapphires. Price on request

Chopard. The Chinese knot necklace from the Red Carpet collection is a charm for prosperity, love and happiness. It features 18ct white gold and aluminium set with 477.37ct of ruby beads. Price on request

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