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First time in South East Asia, the Swiss haute horlogerie brand, Blancpain held its Ocean Commitment Exhibition at the iconic Suria KLCC mall in the capital of Malaysia. Running from 27th July to 31st July 2016, the exhibition’s aim was to further promote the brand’s commitment to protecting the oceans…

Since the dawn of time, the subtle power of pearls has exerted a magical attraction for the female gender. Naturally seductive, the gems are associated with both the divine and the corporeal. Their beauty is timeless and universal, and that is one of the reasons why pearls are celebrated as…

Bulgari celebrated its new high jewellery collection together with other 40 VIP guests at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi, Thailand, on 26th June. Named The Magnificent Inspirations, the collection was exhibited on live models, putting up an extravagant fashion showcase. Among those exhibited included high jewellery and timepiece creations, featuring…

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…

Tapping into the bare back trend of the season is the backlace — long necklace worn backwards. First caught our attention when Audrey Hepburn wore it in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the backlace has since been fashionably resurrected. Princess Diana wore pearl cascades in 1985, while both Jennifer Lawrence and Anne…

“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,…

Keys initiate curiosity. A symbol of promise and freedom, the motif brings us back to ancient Babylon, where the first keys were made out of wood. Their main purpose, then and now, is to safeguard secrets and things of importance. Size, materials, and shapes have since evolved, but a key’s…

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…