The range of men’s jewellery is restrained, but when it comes to cufflinks, there’s even less leeway for experimentation. Function dictates form, with the most traditional being the “double-panel”, in which two disc-shaped parts are connected by a short rod or a chain.     But it is within challenging…

Composed of vivid shapes, either in a kaleidoscope of colours or in brilliant black, the bold and linear forms of these pieces take a sculptural approach to jewellery that is as optimistic as it is forward looking. Purified lines symbolise possibilities, progress and even hope. At times embellished with psychedelic…

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…

Unless your day job requires you to study the sky for navigation, keeping track of crop harvests, or measuring the tides, having a moonphase complication in your wristwatch may seem a frivolity. Unlike the perpetual calendar or other more ‘practical’ complication, the moonphase was born out of the historical need…

Christie’s will be facilitating an online auction of The Private Collection of Joan Rivers from 16 – 23 June. The late New York comedian and award-winning television host was best known for her works as the first female host of a late night network television talk show and in E!’s Fashion Police as…

A time of ‘great optimism and economic entrepreneurship’ — Italy in the ’70s was rife with business opportunities. The country’s economy was showing flourish, with its middle and upper classes growing. With it came the blossoming of Italian luxury brands, including, of course, fine jewellery houses.   Standing out amongst…

A collaboration that commenced in 2009 between the Italian jewellery brand and one of the world’s leading independent organisation for children, Save the Children, Bulgari is once again committed to a new initiative, continuously raising awareness about the importance of children’s education.   Unveiling the new sterling silver and black ceramic…

Leyla Abdollahi’s worldly perspective and inherent talent have led her to become one of today’s sought-after jewellery designers. Originally from Iran, Leyla draws inspiration from the exoticism and rich culture of her homeland. But she keeps her creations contemporary and relevant by using the techniques she learned from her studies…

Keep up the good summer vibes! Dig out that yellow dress that you bought on impulse last season and have fun with it. Play with patterns. Let those accessories pop. Go for unlikely colour matches — the sunny shade needs a strong one to stand up against.   Image opener: ULYANA…

Discovered 220 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle, the Diavik Foxfire is a large 187.7ct rough diamond. The rare stone was found at Diavik diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, an arm of British-Australian mining company, Rio Tinto. It is claimed to be extremely rare to find a diamond at such a…