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Crowned the ‘Dancing Queen’ among your friends, you’ve got the killer moves, the best dress and comfortable dancing shoes to last all night long. But, nothing is more compelling than the perfect jewellery to complement your stellar look. It is important that you wear jewellery that are durable and flexible…

When Countess Sveva della Gherardesca married Nicholas Romanov, descendant of the Tsar of Russia, she wore a head dress made of tiny wax orange blossoms. The custom of wearing orange blossoms, which was popular in European weddings, originated in China, where the flower was seen as a symbol of purity,…

The ruby is sought-after for its increased rarity. Its hauntingly beautiful red shade attracts the eyes of the elite jewellery connoisseurs and collectors. Its rarity and high demand have resulted a hike in price, fetching a record breaking price of $18.3 million achieved for the 15.04 carat The Jubilee Ruby at…

Just like pearls and corals, amber is one of the more fascinating organic gemstones. Shiny and smooth, the stone is easily cut and polished into bright, lightweight gems, mostly into cabochons. Since pre-historic times, amber beads have been worn as amulets, and such fascination has only increased with time.  …

A constant reminder that time passes quickly, the hourglass exemplifies the cycle of life and the notion of its finiteness. It symbolises the passage of each fleeting moment, the brevity of life. On the other hand, it reminds us that, indeed, ‘time is precious’ and that we should always make…

From the Greeks and the Romans to the Chinese and the Assyrians, ancient civilisations honoured the serpent, attributing it with mystical powers. The head-ornament of Cleopatra was adorned with a python. Ishtar, the Assyrian goddess of love and fertility, was often portrayed with a serpent around her hip. In ancient…

A Sagittarius (born between November 22 – December 21) only lives by one motto: living life to the fullest. Always ready for her next adventure, she is known for her spontaneity and is probably your best travel partner. A wanderlust and risk-taker, a Sagittarius woman enjoys making and spending money on long-lasting mementos that…

Versatile, beautiful and precious — diamonds are forever. The stone has characteristics that qualify as our best friend. This sparkling partner-in-crime is usually paired with fine materials such as white gold, producing masterpieces that are polished and attractive. A history of growing up with jewels, jewellery designer Vanessa de Jaegher…