Luxury timepiece brand, Audemars Piguet hosted an exclusive VIP party last Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in the heart of Hong Kong to celebrate the unveiling of their new lounge for Art Basel Hong Kong 2016. Held at Duddell’s in Central, Hong Kong, 600 guests including renowned actress Sandra Ng, were in…

Minimalistic jewellery pieces are an epitome of the new age. Linear lines and bold edges are celebrated as clean works of art, inspired by modern architecture and asymmetrical fashion. Yet, the addition of curvatures suggests one of a more organic nature. The interweaving of precious metals suggests fluid handiwork, while…

Children of celebrities often end up living out their lives in the long shadows of their famous parents. Not so Jade Jagger, the free-thinking daughter of Mick and Bianca. Barely out of her teens, she was exhibiting successfully as a painter, and at just 29 she assumed creative directorship of…

As a man, loving fine jewellery could be an issue. How does one indulge in that world without coming across like Liberace or any other over-the-top drama queen? We shan’t talk design; instead let’s get back to basics. picking a precious stone is the first hurdle. I love diamonds. I…

Stylised depictions of African men have for centuries played muse to artists and jewellers alike. The use of ebony, precious gemstones and meticulous craftsmanship have long captivated craftsmen and customers with decorative, colourful designs. For jewellery designer Wilfredo Rosado, his favourite piece to wear is his own Urban Prince 18k yellow…

A bittersweet moment for everybody at the show, the last days of BaselWorld are always sentimental. Relieved and a tad sad that the show is about to wrap up, but always grateful for yet another worthwhile event. With all the new jewellery collections and watch complications introduced this year, it…

From the largest to the rarest, nature has provided jewellery designers with an array of fine gems and raw materials that are vital to their creations. most jewellers pay homage to Mother Nature by creating a nature-inspired collection that includes common motifs of flowers and animals. SolitaireLuxe looks into some new…

It’s almost the end of the show, but the excitement is still high within the four corners of the exhibition halls. Tiring as always, the show not only provides the venue for brands to show off their new novelties, it is an opportunity for old friends and colleagues to reunite,…

Still perceived as too masculine for women, dive timepieces were created for navies and undersea explorers of the past. Beefy and bold, the watches are designed for easy readability under water, keeping track of bottom time, and their ability to withstand extreme conditions. Yet, the growing popularity of sea sports…