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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…

Three generations of jewellery history and tradition, designer Dalia Daou has what it takes to experiment on classic and traditional jewellery making and design processes. Based in London, Dalia Daou was recently awarded the New Designer of The Year 2016 at the UK Jewellery Awards and the Rock Vault by…

“Wear rings on your middle finger,” advises Margarita Prykhodko. “It’s the finger describing the creative side of your brain.” Not surprisingly, rings designed by Prykhodko for her company Sybarite deserve nothing less than centre stage. Take, for instance, Sybarite’s latest collection, the Waltz of the Flowers, inspired by the Nutcracker…

Fine jewellery is no longer just a four-horse race. Designers are on a never ending quest for novel materials for their collections, way beyond metals and stones to create iconic conversation starters. One such jeweller is London-based designer Jacqueline Cullen, who has built her entire design ethos around Whitby jet,…

With a background in accountancy, it wasn’t easy for Marco Verdi to take over his father’s business, Italian jewellery brand Verdi Gioielli. “My best and most challenging experience was to begin to know and love jewels, and to grow a personal taste in jewellery,” Verdi shares. According to him, the…

Fascinated with the world around her, Los Angeles jeweller Daniela Villegas’ design aesthetics are inspired by the beauty of the unexpected. “By putting elements of the natural world into jewellery, you can take the power of Mother Nature everywhere with you, like a sort of talisman,” she says. Taking both…

A former model and lyricist, Efva Attling is not foreign to the freedom of expression. Despite her successful modelling and music stints, the Stockholm-born returned to pursue in jewellery design in 1996. Today, her vibrant childhood and youth have become her main influences when creating jewellery.     A signature of…

The desert doesn’t seem so barren anymore thanks to Cartier. Sophisticated textures, structures and facets, the Cactus de Cartier collection is one not to be missed. Featuring pieces that are modern and collectible, the collection brings out the beauty of various shapes of different cacti.   The talk of the…

Vehement and independent, these are the traits of the Martinelli women. Constantly challenged in a competitive industry, the Martinellis were goldsmiths known for their deep passion for jewellery.   Succeeding her maternal grandmother, Hedy Martinelli now runs her own namesake jewellery brand together with her daughters, Francesca and Alessandra, based in…