Here Are The 20 Jewellers To Check Out During JeweLuxe Singapore 2019
Savaab was started by third-generation diamantaire Apurva Kothari, who set out to design and craft contemporary Mughal jewellery for today’s women.
Paolo Costagli New York
A Paolo Costagli piece is distinguishable by its sophisticated, geometric design. It usually reflects the Italian landscape and architectural details from the designer-gemmologist’s childhood in Florence and Venice.
Italian founder Amedeo Scognamiglio started learning the art of carving cameos in his father’s company at age 16, which explains why he is so adept at transforming them into wearable works of art for today’s fashion set and jewellery collectors.
Designed by Arpita Navlakha, one half of the Houston‑based jeweller, each Sutra Jewels creation evokes an architectural, East-meets-West style built around rare and exotic gemstones.
The designers at New York-based Faraone Mennella look to the future while embracing classic aesthetics to create their pieces, which range from everyday jewels to exceptional jewellery pieces.
Russian mother-and-daughter team, Lyudmila and Olga Mironovs, keep their heritage and culture alive in their jewels through the use of rich colours, refined gems and nostalgic romanticism.
Having formerly designed jewellery collections for Louis Vuitton and Chanel, Lorenz Bäumer now runs his own brand in Paris, making spectacular creations for clients such as Charlene, Princess of Monaco.
An expert at melding the past with the present, Greek maison Lalaounis turns the jewellery art of ancient civilisations and cultures into exquisite, contemporary and timeless creations.
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The maison is considered to have invented the “joaillerie classique” style that refers to the new classicism in French jewellery that emphasises the harmony of colours and balance of forms.
An Order of Bling
Singaporean Sara Sze’s tongue-in-cheek Writing with Diamonds line has a cult following—and is a perfect example of the many unconventional conversation starters that have resulted from her unbridled creativity.
New York-based Joon Han has a knack for bringing out the best in the coloured gemstones she uses in captivating combinations for her chic statement jewellery.
AnCrea CEO Norifumi Oiwa believes jewellery is sentimental. His jewels evoke a multitude of emotions with their perfectly imperfect balance of geometric lines and soft curves, as seen here in the Pink Star ring.
The Italian jeweller’s eclectic and imaginative creations are full of colour and often incorporate hidden multifunctionality, allowing the pieces to be worn in different ways.
Sylva & Cie
Old-world charm that radiates with timeless appeal, US‑based Sylva & Cie’s jewellery is singularly unique—and perfect as modern heirlooms.
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For truly exceptional gems, visit Singapore-based Vihari Jewels. Founder Vihari Sheth comes from a four-generation diamond-trading Indian family that traces its roots to Palanpur, an area known for its expert diamond merchants.
Renowned for fine vintage jewellery, New York-based Fred Leighton also creates unique new pieces that draw inspiration from historical periods.
Michael Koh is one of Singapore’s most accomplished jewellery designers—which says everything about his brand’s reputation for exquisitely crafted creations.
Having spent countless hours of her childhood studying how her Brazilian grandfather worked with jewellery, founder Graziela Kaufman was inspired to create beautiful, hand-finished Graziela Gems any modern woman would find irresistible.
Kavant & Sharart
This contemporary Thai brand has been recognised by international publications such as The New York Times. Its avant-garde jewellery has been seen on many a celebrity, including Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and Katy Perry.
A bespoke jewellery specialist, Mumbai‑based Studio Reves turns clients’ jewellery dreams into reality with thoughtful design and top-notch craftsmanship.