Vibrant and colourful ensembles, with diamonds, of course, are back at this year’s Golden Globes A stark contrast to last year’s Golden Globes — where celebrities donned mostly all-black ensembles in support of Time’s Up’s initiative against gender inequality and abuse of power in the industry — this year, A-listers…

A peek at this opulent city’s jewellery hubs To say that Dubai is a major shopping destination is an understatement. Every year, millions of tourists flock to the streets of this opulent city to shop for subtle additions to their jewellery collection, as well as for exclusive jewellery fit for…

Aquazzura and Anissa Kermiche’s perfect Valentine’s date shoe What happens when high heels meet high jewellery? A fabulous collaboration ensues. Luxury footwear brand Aquazzura recently launched a capsule collection co-designed by five fine jewellery designers, one of which was Parisian jeweller Anissa Kermiche. Perfect for a romantic Valentine’s date, Kermiche’s…

Without frill and distraction, we let these diamond creations do the talking Art Director: Dennis V. C. Chong Photographer: Chito Sardea DI Specialist: Dexter Maneja A blank canvas is one of the most important tools of an artist. For most jewellery designers, a sketchbook is crucial in being able to…

On style, splendour, and sustainable luxury Two minutes after meeting Caroline Scheufele, one would realise that beneath her calm and gentle demeanour lies the quiet strength of a woman in charge. As Chopard’s Artistic Director and Co-President, Caroline is responsible for the brand’s ladies’ jewellery and watches’ division, reshaping and…

Verdi will kick-start upcoming milestone with a music-inspired collection at Baselworld Two years ahead of its 50th anniversary, Italian brand Verdi is kick-starting the celebrations with a music genre-inspired jewellery collection, charting the brand’s history and milestones. At this year’s Baselworld, happening on 21 to 26 March, the Valenza-based brand…

Leman Jewelry slowly breaks into the global market with poetic diamond creations Chant To Nature earrings, inspired from Travertine Creek’s emerald-colour water, featuring 10ct emeralds and mixed-cut diamonds The name Leman conjures up images of a tranquil region bordering France and Switzerland, with beautiful countryside scenes replete with wonderful gardens,…

Dior’s sensual take on vintage lace and high jewellery A look at the making of the Dentelle Tulle necklace Looking at the haute couture collections unveiled in mid to late 2018, ‘romantic’ would not be the first description that comes to mind. Cut, volume, and monochromatic palettes have ruled the…

A glimpse at the different passions of Barbara Sinatra: Frank, fine jewellery, and philanthropy Frank and Barbara Sinatra The love for a good romantic story is as timeless as the human fascination for jewels. In fact, the two often intertwine. Think of the legendary love affair between Edward VIII and…