Welcome to the Arizona desert where the world’s top designers meet to uncover this year’s hot stone.
Cultural eclecticism – a wise man might once have said – is a fierce wind in the sails of creativity. That’s certainly proved the case with Vayshalee Naran, a Zimbabwe-based jewellery designer of Indian descent who has she studied in Milan and worked for houses including Van Cleef & Arpels. Nature, human anatomy and mindfulness […]
It’d be a understatement to suggest that “diamantaire extraordinaire” Laurence Graff OBE, founder and chairman of the eponymous, London-based brand which has taken the design and manufacture of jewellery and watches to dizzying heights since its founding in 1960, knows his stones: the seven-sided 187.82 carat Paragon, and the 603 carat uncut Lesotho Promise are among the significant […]
“I love black,” customisation king George Bamford recent told Robb Report, “because it brings out shades of beauty. With black watches, you can see stuff like a subtle chamfer edge.” It’s a pretty safe bet that Bamford approves of what his Zenith/LVMH colleagues have pulled off with this new black addition to the Defy Classic […]
CODE41 offers mechanical watches for ultra-modern consumers
Last year, Panerai opened a boutique on New Bond Street. Now, the Italian brand’s affection for the British capital is asserted again with its first ever London Special Edition – a 44mm Luminor Marina 8 Days Titanio, exclusive to that city’s boutique and limited to a production run of 100 pieces. In-the-know horological buffs will […]
Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest vivid pink diamond on record. The gem is part of the company’s 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which is composed of 63 diamonds that, in total, weigh in at more than 51 carats. The tender is an annual sale of the finest pink, purple, red, and violet diamonds found […]