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Recently launched her own brand, IvankaTrump.com that focuses on the lifestyle of women who work, the former model, Ivanka Trump is not just any pretty face. At 34 years old, she’s the Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions at the Trump Organization, a writer of The Trump Card: Playing to…

The rarest finds have been put up for sale, fetching almost unbelievable, record-setting prices. SolitaireLuxe brings you a short summary of the gems that have become the talk of the town.     OPPENHEIMER BLUE A 14.62ct fancy vivid blue diamond was sold at US$57.5 million making it the world’s most expensive gemstone…

Listed as one of Time‘s 100 Most Influential People in the World, Marc Newson is not a name to be missed. Featuring an all-round portfolio from working with international clients, his creations cover from furniture, household objects, cars and to even, private aircraft.   The Sydney-born designer introduces a spectacular jewellery…

Major Italian fashion and jewellery house, Bulgari, unveils its Bvlgari-Bvlgari Roman Sorbets collection, perfect for this coming season. Inspired by the fresh fruit flavours of Rome’s iconic sorbetti  (sorbet in Italian), the collection consists of fun coloured gemstones on white or pink gold bands, pendants and bracelets.      …

There’s a saying that the neck of a woman is where the battle between good and evil is fought. The neck connects the mind, represented by the head and the intellect, with the body which represents all sensual desires.   The adornment of the neck — especially the throat of…

From the depths of the ocean to the shores of the seas, design director Francesca Amfitheatrof continues her exploration of nature in her second Tiffany Blue Book collection, The Art of Transformation.   While last year’s collection was inspired by the vivid forces of the seas — think crashing waves…

Planning your perfect night out? Whether out for a gala evening, fine-dining with a date, or an all-night out dancing with friends, these heavenly pieces will complete a glamorous look like no other. As Marilyn Monroe one said: “We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle”. So…

Imagine a treasure hunt, spanning two different cultures, going back centuries, and involving precious artefacts. The goal is not simply to find objects, but to match them according to era, aesthetics and materials used.   Such was the task undertaken by the Baur Foundation and the House of Cartier, which…

Foodies know it takes many facets and disciplines to achieve culinary greatness. Planning for and choosing the right ingredients, preparing, mixing and matching them perfectly, and then presenting the result in a visual feast all play a role.   The same tenets apply to the art of fine jewellery making.…

Elemental and organic, green is a colour that goes easy on the eyes. Taking dominance in natural landscapes, its vivid hue perfectly represents lush scenery and hints of the oceanic. Likewise in emeralds, its deep forest colour transcends the gemstone to a revered centrepiece nestled among gold and diamonds. Much…