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Renowned French artist Claude Lalanne collaborates with Louisa Guinness Gallery to present Butterflies et Bijoux, an exhibition showcasing a curation of over 50 years of work.       Opening its doors to the public this Thursday, 9 June, the exhibition presents both quintessential and unseen pieces by the artist. This…

In her recently launched self-help book Pretty Happy, Kate Hudson talks about connecting yourself with yourself. How to be healthy both in a physical and mental way, or as she puts it.   “There’s a real misconception of the idea of beauty and trying to attain a look and an aesthetic…

Energy addicts — a term we could identify ourselves in this day and age, according to Naomi Kizhner. A final project by the then, Israeli graduate student, that introduces a bizarre jewellery concept design, titled Energy Addicts. Its objective is to generate an all-natural electricity produced by our body. The concept included three jewellery…

Personalised, made-to-order and bespoke pieces — Love & Robots had only these in mind when they established the L&R Studio based in Dublin. Using cutting-edge technology mainly, 3D printing, the creative company produces contemporary designs inspired by urban life and architecture.     Such instant is the Windswept collection, the world’s…

Christie’s Hong Kong 30th anniversary sale has set yet another world record. It was revealed that Hong Kong-based luxury jewellery company, Chow Tai Fook purchased the 5.03ct rectangular-cut Aurora Green diamond ring at a record-breaking price of US$16.8 million last night.   A highlight of Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale, the fancy vivid green diamond ring…

Up until the mid 19th century, the only people in Burma (Myanmar) allowed to own rubies were the land’s top monarch and anyone he deemed worthy of such possession. Today, the chance to own top-calibre Burmese rubies is almost as elusive. That rare opportunity surfaced last month, when Christie’s offered…

Relying on our sense of sight, we look out for the perfect size, cut, and colour in jewellery. French jeweller Lorenz Bäumer agrees, but not quite, and associates beauty and our sense of smell with his unique Olfactium collection.   The Paris-based designer worked on a method to infuse perfume…

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and it is one of those important moments where we get to fully show our love, care and concern to that one special person. Tirelessly and unconditionally loving us, our mothers deserve a special treat. Falling on Sunday 8 May, stay tuned as the SolitaireLuxe team…

The largest Patek Philippe boutique in South-East Asia finally reopens its doors at ION Orchard, Singapore. Operated by Cortina Watch, the boutique is now four times bigger than its previous 65 sq-m size.   Using iconic materials such as birdseye maple, Indian rosewood and brass with a vintage burnished finish, the…