|When outgoing Governor General David Johnston made his final trip to London to visit the Queen in 20017, he had a special gift for the monarch. He presented the Queen with the Sapphire Jubilee Brooch.|
Friday, 22 January 2021
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
|Wallace Chan is a Hong Kong-based jeweler known for his imaginative jewelry designs, groundbreaking gem sculpting techniques and the spectacular prices his creations bring.|
In 1987, he devised a method of carving designs within a gemstone. The technique uses cameos and intaglios to create a lifelike image. That image is then reflected within the gem to create a three-dimensional effect. A modified dentist's drill is used to make small detailed changes on the stone.
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
|Graff was founded in London in 1960 by Laurence Graff, and has become the brand of choice for the mega wealthy. The House of Graff is synonymous with the most fabulous jewels in the world. Graff diamond jewellery is exceptional; the quality, the style and workmanship are the best available in the world.|
|In 1970 Laurence Graff assembled $500k of diamonds on the head of a model for a photo shoot. 43 years later, Graff recreated the image with $500 million worth of diamonds in celebration of his 40th boutique and 60 years in the industry.|