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Christian Dior once said that to tie a ribbon takes real art. What then would he have thought of Dior Soie? This collection attempts not so much to tie a ribbon, as to portray it in various states of unfurling, pleating, and contorting — all with the use of gold…

uSfuur — Arabic for ‘bird’ — is Yara Tlass’ newly launched jewellery collection. The Syrian-born, Dubai-based designer first founded a charity organisation, Watanili, that sponsors recreational activities within Syria and supports Syrian refugees through art-therapy workshops and educational programs in 2014. She has since decided to expand Watanili’s initiative by…

Statement necklaces, rings and bracelets could be overwhelming for the mundane mid week meetings. We look to contemporary brooches as the best style alternative to brighten up your day. Perfect for those who prefer the subtle touches of jewellery, an embellished brooch can instantly bring up a look without looking…

Chokers and scarves are two of SolitaireLuxe‘s top recommended autumn accessories. With their usual extravagant prints and embellishments, both require effortless styling on their own. But for the adventurous fashionistas, designers are sharing some style tricks that combine this season’s must-have accessories.   Structure meets fluidity and playfulness. Exclusive backstage…

It started with a chain, caught around Katia Gaydamak’s palm. A jewellery designer by profession, she and her gemmologist sister Sonia had decided to create a line of jewellery, when the idea for an unconventional piece formed in their minds. The result was a unique hand bracelet, a ring of…

I’ve never given much thought to men wearing jewellery, other than what kind of pieces a man might wear that wouldn’t turn me off. The same image kept popping up: someone wearing a T-shirt, well-worn skinny jeans, black suede boots, maybe a bomber jacket thrown on for good measure, and…

Having lived a vibrant youth and experienced popular culture through the likes of Andy Warhol, Francesco Clemente and Jeff Koons, Suzanne Syz produces pieces that are truly one-of-a-kind. It is no wonder that Geneva-based contemporary jewellery designer’s works appear rather whimsical yet, still elegant and appealing to the eyes.   Make…

Among the myriad of blue gemstones, lapiz lazuli’s celestial opaque blue with golden sparkles across its surface is one of the oldest. The stone, used since 31,000 BC, is noted for its intense deep blue hue, formed by its high sulphur content. Its unique starry night appeal, in turn, comes…

The word ‘enamel’ comes from the old German word ‘smelzan‘ meaning ‘to smelt’. Jewellers have been engaged with the art of enamelling since the 13th century or perhaps even earlier, dabbling in different techniques to immortalise the colourful artistry. When painted and fired onto gold, the result is a vibrant…