12 Whimsical Pieces To Look Out For At JeweLuxe Singapore
Refined but with a touch of whimsy, these creations embody the best that Europe’s varied jewellery scene has to offer.
Transformability is the name of the game at Marie Mas, a French brand helmed by founder Marie Cabirou. The team has conceptualised a pioneering technique whereby an inventive mechanism allows the gemstones to move in a ballet-like manner. For instance, its Swinging earrings can be worn in two ways, with the stones either moving freely or streamlined in a straight line.
Known as one of Italy’s foremost “gold districts” where jewellery-making has flourished since the 1960s, Valenza is home to many brands, including the family-owned Zydo. It takes the craft of jewellery-making very seriously and creates jewels inspired by the amazing stones it acquires as well as the women who wear its jewels.
Hans D Krieger Fine Jewellery
Established almost three centuries ago in 1720, German jeweller Hans D Krieger started off as a family of goldsmiths and jewellers, and its legacy of craftsmanship has endured to date. Apart from making all its jewels within its hallowed workshops, the brand also cuts its own diamonds in-house.
Think ultra-wearable, stylish jewels that go from boardroom to cocktail, and Oressence comes to mind. Whether rendered in white or yellow gold, lavished with diamonds or other precious stones, each piece is striking enough to stand on its own, or stacked for additional style points.
Louise C Factory
Bringing novel materials like titanium to the forefront of fine jewellery, Louise C Factory adds a dash of contemporary edge to any wardrobe with its bold aesthetic. Moreover, the jewels are all crafted in-house within its workshops in Switzerland, validating the high-quality vaunted by the brand.
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Harnessing the organic, natural beauty of precious stones, Natalie Dissel finds beauty in the rough, unpolished state of the gems and transforms them into stunning fine jewellery. By virtue of the fact that they are made by Mother Nature, each piece is unique.
Shree Jewels Belgium
Dripping in sparkling diamonds and precious stones, the glamorous creations by Shree Jewels Belgium are all handcrafted in Italy and have become synonymous with high-quality, as embodied in this pair of stunning earrings.
True to its name, which literally means jewellery and watch in French, Bijoumontre makes its pieces with the modern woman in mind. Each watch always has a sparkling demeanour but can be transformed into a new accessory with the addition of a charm or a quick change of the bracelet.
Drawing its inspiration from influences as diverse as nature and various art genres, the handcrafted jewels by Cicada Jewelry are poetic artworks that use precious metals and coloured gemstones.
M&B Private Jewellers
M&B Private Jewellers vaunts an unparalleled array of coloured gemstones for its discerning clientele. Be it an incredibly rare red diamond or an unheated pigeon’s blood ruby from Myanmar, M&B can help you find the stone of your dreams.
Rota e Rota
Crafted by the most talented Italian artisans, the bijoux by Rota e Rota highlights the sparkle of diamonds with peerless craftsmanship and evocative designs. The contrast between fine lines and gentle curves is further emphasised by the lavish use of precious stones.
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Founded by Moscow-based designers Lyudmila and Olga Mironov, Milio updates traditional jewellery techniques with contemporary design elements. This art deco-inspired ring, for instance, highlights a cabochon amethyst stone, enhanced by rubies, diamonds and emeralds set in yellow gold.
JeweLuxe Singapore 2018 takes place from October 12 to 21, at the Tent@Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza. jeweluxesingapore.com