Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Just Right Spessartite

Spessartite garnets are some of the most vibrant, beautiful gems, and catch your attention like no other. They’re relatively uncommonly seen in jewelry – most garnets are the better known shade of deep red – so when you do see them, it’s a treat. They’re much brighter than other orange gems like citrine or even the exceedingly rare orange diamond. They’re closer to the color of fire opals, but obviously a totally different gem family (they’re a variant of garnet, like tsavorite.) Spessartite garnets have been growing in popularity, and Tiffany & Co. incorporated the gem into a few kew Read More →

“The Most Fabulous High Tea in the World” by Graff at The Ritz

There is a new collaboration that was just recently announced by Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton and Graff Diamonds entitled “The Most Famous High Tea in the World.” This high tea is named in such a way due to its treasure filled trunk of original jewels and diamonds by Graff Diamonds. The Ritz Carlton’s own Chef Peter Find creates the delicacies served during the high tea itself, where he developed specialties for such an occasion. Such passion and dedication is what brings event like these to life in a way that not only makes it romantic for the guest, but make Read More →

How to Sell Estate Jewelry

You have always remembered being a kid and visiting your grandmother’s house every summer. Chief among those memories is sitting in her parlor and playing with her jewelry. She would bring out her jewelry box and leave you to your own devices as you whiled away the hours going through her vast collection. Now, decades later your grandmother has passed on, but not before leaving you the jewelry collection that you admired so much as a child. Unfortunately, money is kind of tight, so if you are looking to sell jewelry in Boca Raton, Florida, then you have a myriad Read More →

Spotlight On: Monique Pean

Jewelry designer Monique Pean is arguably one of the most influential female jewelry designers out there. After the unexpected death of her younger sister, she passed up a career in finance to try and change the world through a variety of initiatives related to fashion, art and philanthropy. In 2006 she launched her own eco-friendly fine jewelry collection, debuting with the Bering Collection which was inspired by Alaskan Native art and culture. It feature fossilized wooly mammoth and walrus ivory, truly making the jewelry designed by Monique Pean one of a kind. In fact, it is what Monique Pean’s pieces Read More →

Brangelina’s Hong Kong Jewelry Shopping Spree Includes Parmigiani Watch

What happens when you mix a $20 million dollar a year actress, a UN High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador, a tattooed sexy chick with the bee-stung lips, a $30 million actor and the twice running Sexiest Man Alive, with an extravagant Hong Kong vacation in between filming movies in Sydney, Australia and the U.K.? You guessed it, Brangelina’s Hong Kong jewelry shopping spree. The high profile couple of nine years, 49 year old Brad Pitt and 38 year old Angelina Jolie, engaged in 2012 with three biological and three adopted children, but yet to embrace the m— word (marriage), Read More →