Special Report - Jewellery
  • The luxury jewellery industry is prized for its time-honoured craftsmanship, but more brands are turning to new technologies – like De Beers’ AR that allows clients to virtually ‘try on’ pieces
  • Boucheron’s latest Contemplation collection features a stunning diamond necklace designed by an algorithm and Bulgari even launched three high jewellery NFTs in 2022

Buying a piece of jewellery you hope to pass on to future generations can be a significant investment, so its financial value and versatility are crucial – as is the nature of the piece

From the jeweller’s sketchbook in 1906, to the wrist of Kate Middleton in 2022, the spirit of Van Cleef & Arpels is kept alive by its iconic four leaf clover – and the maison is not the only one


Dress to impress: these are the luxury brands blurring the lines between haute couture and jewellery, from Dior and Chopard to Van Cleef & Arpels and Cindy Chao

Over oval diamonds? Try trilliant, trapezoid and tapered baguette cuts – now in vogue as houses like Cartier and Chaumet seek fresh perspectives on traditional designs

Forget traditional gold and platinum – the high jewellery world is turning to space tech, anodised alloys and colourful finishes to complement gem settings

Diamonds are forever, but these extremely rare pink-coloured rocks, in great demand for centuries, are also safe investments when global markets are volatile – here’s what you need to know

In Hollywood, it’s not just the stars that glitter as the jewellery they wear in films can leave a mark – here’s how luxury brands have paid tribute to the silver screen

From Cartier and Chaumet to Garrard and Boucheron, how do luxury maisons work with royals to create new wonders for some of the world’s finest crown jewels?

Top jewellery houses are on-trend with wearable pieces that reference floral and animal motifs through exquisitely layered gems and creative techniques

Maisons merge high-jewellery artisanship with modern watchmaking in beautiful bracelet watches such as Omega’s facelifted Seamaster Aqua Terra collection, the stunning Ultimate Marble Marquetry by Harry Winston and Dior’s delightful Grand Bal Jardins Imaginaires range

W Hamond combines Whitby jet with diamonds for high quality jewellery pieces, while Poland’s Aleksander Gliwinski lifts Baltic amber to a new level

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

Verdant hue of stone said to be a symbol of hope, renewal and growth, sentiments sorely needed in a time of crisis for the film and entertainment industry

Feng.J’s jewels look European, but sparkle with Chinese aesthetics; Bea Bongiasca nods to East Asia, and Nghi Nguyen creates futuristic, other-worldly jewellery for bold women and male musicians