The Solitaire team heads to Grand Hyatt, Singapore to attend the exclusive media preview and luncheon by Italian jeweller, Damiani. In collaboration with Nicoletta Romanoff, a direct descendent of the Tsars Nicolas I of Russia and empress Catherine II of Russia, Damiani presents the Fiori d’arancio collection.   The collection draws inspiration…

From 18 to 21 May 2016, Officine Panerai will be holding an exclusive exhibition, Dive Into Time in the crypt of the former Basilica of San Pancrazio, Florence. The home of the Marino Marini Museum, the exhibition will showcase unseen creations from different periods of Panerai. The 1,000 sq-m exhibition area…

With the recent discovery of liquid water on Mars and Virgin’s commercial spacecraft arm Virgin Galactic launch, we may not be far off from colonising outer space. Not compromising art and style even in space, Klimt02 Gallery presents Jewelry for Astronauts and Space Travelers, an exhibition featuring contemporary jewellery by Ezra…

The journey of a diamond is long and arduous. After taking millions of years to turn from carbon to diamond, and months of meticulous cutting and polishing, the ensuing challenge is to set it into precious jewellery. There are many techniques to set a diamond, but the aim is always…

As we’re gingerly stepping into Spring, our wardrobe can afford to shed a few layers. But if you’re not ready yet to part with your favourite scarves, now is the perfect time to wear them as a bandana. From 1950’s pin-up girls to the latest Spring/Summer 2016 collections, women have…

Earrings are an easy accessory to complement a hairstyle and lighten up an outfit. Usually found in identical pairs, they play a vital role in enhancing facial symmetry, our traditional idea of attractiveness and beauty. The more symmetrical a woman’s face, the more attractive she is, so conventional wisdom goes.…

Perfumes draw on emotions, eliciting delight and elation. Like jewellery, in many ways. Famous fragrances have long been inspired by precious gemstones, evoking nuances of light and iridescence, of longing and desire. Taking this to heart is The Royalé Dream, the world’s most expensive perfume collection to date. Launched at Amber…

For an out-of-job young actress whose credentials had mostly been parts in tiny independent films on a shoestring budget, Brie Larson has come a long way to be a Golden Globes Best Actress winner. The 26-year-old lead actress of Room — a 2015 drama about the boundless love between a mother and…

Soft and delicate, the colour pink represents grace, femininity and tenderness. But beyond colour-gender norms, pink has also taken on symbolism of strength, optimism and compassion. The pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness, for instance, encourages hope and conviction among breast cancer patients and their family. In jewellery, pink diamonds…