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
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.
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