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Tahitian Pearls

Although they are commonly called black pearls, Tahitian pearls offer a wide range of colours. In their natural state, they show a palette of infinite, unique shades ranging from cherry, cream, peacock, green, blue, grey to white. Tahitian pearls come in a great number of shapes, usually divided into five categories: round/semi-round, oval/button, drop, circled,… Read More »

Monarchical Silver

Historically, in England and elsewhere, silver was and still is a precious metal that only the very rich could afford. Since most of the land’s wealth belonged to the monarchy prior to more egalitarian spread, silver objects were made by monarchs, noblemen and some traders as gifts for services rendered, marriages or as trading gifts.… Read More »

Spiritual Gems – Jade

Mention your “colic stone” necklace in your jewellery collection and you are unlikely to bring on a grimace among friends. They are both one and the same. Blame it on the Spanish consquitadors who, when observing South American natives using the stone for talismanic and healing rituals, called the lustrous green stone “piedra de tjada”… Read More »

Made in Singapore

S*Pore (pronounced as es po:r) is not a deliberate mistake or computer error. It is Singapore’s own brand of high quality jewellery launched by S*Pore (Japan) Ltd in Japan. This is a joint venture between TDB Holdings, an investment arm of Trade Development Board (TDB) and Heiwado & Co., Japan. The company aims to promote,… Read More »

Alfred Dunhill Millennium

Combining the latest quartz technology and precision craftsmanship for over 60 years, Alfred Dunhill created the Millennium in 1982. Functional and elegant, Millennium’s smooth rounded lines of hand-finished case is complemented by a flawless gold-plated, stainless steel bezel. The hand-worked white enamel, black or champagne dials are highlighted by meticulously applied Roman numerals or exquisite… Read More »

Gold & Gold

Gerald Genta’s creations are perfect illustrations of the traditional link between the twin art of the jeweller and watch-maker and Gold & Gold is no exception. With traditional watch-making movement, Gold & Gold is designed to have separate dials indicating the day, date, month and phases of the moon. The gold moon lying on a… Read More »

Piaget Tanagra

Although Piaget’s bread and butter line is the Dancer watches, the Tanagra collection remains the most collectible. The hallmark of the company is integrating watchmaking with jewellery design. Always in 18-carat gold, enigmatic white or warm yellow. It’s a dazzling range, on leather, with diamonds on bezel, case and bracelet. The diamond-studded models also come… Read More »