11 Asian Jewellery Designers You Should Know About
Besides being unequivocally stunning, the jewels by New York-based Cerimani are also made with a good heart. Founder Proud Limpongpan insists on using only traceable and sustainable precious materials and stones, and hires only craftsmen from jewellery communities in Asia.
2/11Charente Fine Jewelry
Known for her delicate yet outstanding pieces, Charente Fine Jewelry’s Chareine Lee travels around the world to source for precious and semi‑precious stones, and it is these adventures that prove to be a source of inspiration for her.
Grace and femininity best describe the works by Karen Suen, designer and brand director of her eponymous label. Her aesthetic, combined with stunning precious stones, makes her creations transcend the line between jewels and works of art.
4/11Celebrities HK Jewellery
At Celebrities HK Jewellery, natural Burmese Grade A jade are transformed into contemporary masterpieces that withstand the test of the time.
Expect the unexpected with South Korea’s Joon Han, founder and creative director of her eponymous brand. She leverages on the natural beauty of gemstones such as aquamarines, spinels, tourmalines, and more, for her vibrant creations
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Sri Lanka is renowned for producing some of the world’s most beautiful stones in its natural mines, and Renelle Jewellery is in a privileged position to acquire some of the very best. The jeweller cuts its stones in-house, so the quality is controlled from the mine to your finger.
7/11Shelly by Dynasty
The founder and owner behind Hong Kong-based Shelly by Dynasty has been in the industry for over 20 years and has an uncanny finger on the pulse of what women today want. This can be seen in the jewels it designs, which meld bold colours with diamonds, and geometric lines with soft curves.
Founded by the family of Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen, Renee Jewellers designs pieces that are made for beauty queens. The fine jewellery line is catered to the affluent clients of the Middle East and dazzles under the weight of spellbinding stones of top-notch quality, like this ring with a 14.44-carat untreated natural blue sapphire.
9/11Sarah Zhuang Jewellery
Exhibiting for the first time at JeweLuxe Singapore, Hong Kong-based designer Sarah Zhuang comes from a family of jewellers, which probably explains why there is a bold confidence embodied in her jewels. The Urban Reflection ring, for instance, is an award-winning jewel that highlights her penchant for transforming mundanity into a thing of beauty.
10/11Lotus Arts de Vivre
To call Lotus Arts de Vivre a jeweller wouldn’t do justice to the vast repertoire of objets d’art it creates. From jewels to home decor and handbags, each piece is crafted from precious and exclusive metals, stones and materials such as beetle scarabs, galucha and bamboo roots. Its design team works closely with artisans from Asia.
At Manjrie, which takes bespoke orders, there exists a dichotomy of timelessness yet playfulness in the jewels that sparkle with unbridled creativity, and expressive colour combinations to ensure you stand out.
JeweLuxe Singapore 2018 takes place from October 12 to 21, at the Tent@Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza. jeweluxesingapore.com