CURATING LUXURY FOR THE DISCERNING TRAVELLER

Watches & Jewellery

Watches & Jewellery

Shape Shifters: Luxury Transformational Jewellery

Lauren Romano discovers why the 20th-century trend for transformable jewels is enjoying a dazzling comeback
Watches & Jewellery

Diamond Debate: Are Cultivated Stones the Way Forward?

They look like diamonds and have the same chemical composition, but rather than being mined out of the ground, they are grown in a laboratory. Laura McCreddie-Doak looks at the new breed of cultivated diamonds
Watches & Jewellery

British Watchmaking: Past, Present & Future

Britannia once ruled the waves with its watch industry and, thanks to the likes of Bremont, Roger W. Smith and Garrick, some of that long-lost glory is returning to English shores, says Alex Doak
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HIDE CHIC

Secret watches are having a renaissance, as Laura McCreddie-Doak discovers
Watches & Jewellery

FLORAL FANCIES

Throughout history, flowers have captured the imagination of the world’s greatest artists and artisans. Be it Vincent Van Gogh’s famous still life paintings of sunflowers – one of which can be viewed at London’s National Gallery – or the spiritual symbolism of the lotus flower in Buddhism, our fascination with petals and plants has placed them, quite literally, on a pedestal.
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IN THE PINK

Tight security, a royal palace and some of the rarest pink diamonds in the world. Claire Adler reports on the 2012 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender
Watches & Jewellery

UNLOCKING THE VAULTS

IN London is treated to an exclusive look at the treasures available at two very different companies to uncover why, whether you’re buying old or new, the capital is one of the best destinations in the world for fine jewellery