Gentle touch: there’s a fine balance between haute joaillerie and light-as-air fabrics

Precision cuts and non-precious metals are the contemporary take on classic styles ‘Ca Cartonne’ cuff in coated aluminium, titanium and diamonds, by Suzanne Syz. ‘Aria Passionata’ brooch in gold, lacquer, rubies, garnets, diamonds and central 22.51ct rhodolite garnet, from the Chaumet est un Fête collection, by Chaumet. ‘Tiare’ earrings in blackened gold, diamonds and rubies, … Read more Gentle touch: there’s a fine balance between haute joaillerie and light-as-air fabrics

3 fine jewellery labels perfect for your everyday wardrobe

The Line Natasha Khurana’s interest in the concept of prêt fine jewellery made her quit her journalism career to start The Line in 2015. Minimal, modern and unpretentious, the pieces crafted entirely out of 18K gold with rubies, pearls, sapphires and diamonds, are chic, versatile and all-ages-appropriate. Khurana wanted a name that didn’t sound too traditional … Read more 3 fine jewellery labels perfect for your everyday wardrobe

These Bonkers “Deco Lashes” Are Fine Art for Your Face

Like any part of your beauty routine, eyelashes can be dressed up in an artful way. Previous innovative lash art has brought the world upside-down “spider lashes” and various ways to get rainbow lashes. But Japanese “eyelash artist” Miyuki is working on a whole. Other. Level. Miyuki’s specialty is clearly butterfly- and moth-stylized lashes, but … Read more These Bonkers “Deco Lashes” Are Fine Art for Your Face

Golden times: Italy’s fine jewellery renaissance

When it comes to fine jewellery, Italy is enjoying another renaissance. Three young designers are mining the country’s past for inspiration, leading to a contemporary reimagining of both medieval themes and antiquity. In the Testaccio rione of Rome, British expat Joanne Burke makes her quirky miniature sculptures by hand. ‘The symbol of the masculine and … Read more Golden times: Italy’s fine jewellery renaissance