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Lady Gaga at the Los Angeles premiere of A Star Is Born wearing Bvlgari jewellery and Givenchy silver gown Lady Gaga on authenticity, compassion, and being ambitious enough to pursue her passions Who would forget the moment Lady Gaga graced the 2010 MTV Video Movie Awards, wearing a dress made…

If a colourful palette doesn’t suit your jewellery taste, tone it down with a pair of Labyrinth earrings from Esvara. Faceted moonstones and diamonds hang gracefully from the piece, with unique tropical wood accents to even out the shine. www.esvaraviva.com

Two months since the official launch of The Bespoke Club, things are a-stirring at the cutting table and in the Personal Shopping Suite of Singapore’s latest fine tailoring home. Tradition and heritage are integrally woven into the fabric of Savile Row suiting, but select houses like The Bespoke Club are…

Singapore has always tried to punch above its weight on the world stage — from aviation and shipping, to food and films. Now it seems to make headways in jewellery, too, with the Singapore Peranakan Diamond Jubilee Brooch, a gift to Queen Elizabeth from President Tony Tan on behalf of…

Having met and fallen in love at a design school, Michael Koh and Achillea Teng are in sync creatively ever since. The husband-and-wife tandem poured their individual expertise and shared passion into jewellery creations, culminating in the 2004 birth of the brand Caratell. Short for “carat can tell”, it has…

In the fine tradition of polymathic architect-designers such as Gio Ponti, Michael Graves and Philippe Starck, Zaha Hadid brought her provocative style and distinctive architectonic sensibilities to a new jewellery collection for the Lebanese jewellery house of Aziz and Walid Mouzannar. In 2004, the Iraq-born, London-based Hadid became the first…

A diamond encrusted, 18k gold spider ring sits on a finger, its delicacy and subtle ‘danger’ contrasting with the elaborate lace-like metal necklace that hugs the neck. A full-length flexible metal mesh sleeve, its fine details picked out in blackened bronze, embraces the arm like soft armour.   Spider ring,…