BY KATHRYN BISHOP Kate Middleton's engagement ring In the time before Kate Middleton became synonymous with blue – whether her Issa dress or, more importantly, her Garrard sapphire ring – the same bright blue hue was regarded as fun, with a splash of cobalt here and there for impact. But...

Meanwhile Lua Lua's simple silver bangle plays on the art and shapes that are associated with geometric jewels – a simple colour palette, a smooth matt finish – this bangle nods towards Joan Miro's art, just in time for his retrospective at London's Tate Modern beginning this month

Captured in brown rhodium-plated gold, the Épi de Blé ring and brooch (below) are modern day jewels that nod to Chaumet's wheat sheaf tiara from 1811. The brand's signature bee also zips through a number of new designs, created in a vibrant palette of yellows, oranges and greens, the bee...

Above: The Amazone cuff; Rihanna wears the Double Full Pavé ring Words: Kathryn Bishop Images: Messika

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An Art Nouveau gold and pearl pendant by René Lalique, dated 1900 and showcased by Wartski, won the Jewel of the Year Award, while a statement Boucheron ruby and diamond cuff, offered by Symbolic & Chase, won the Jewellery Highlight of the Year Award. Words: Kathryn Bishop Images:...

The Professional Jeweller Hot 100was revealed last night at a dazzling party attended by the UK jewellery industry's movers and shakers. After an address by Peter Andersen, President of PandoraWestern Europe, headline partner of the event, CMJ Chief Executive, Willie Hamilton and Professional...

Picking out the bright, white shades of Santorini, with diamonds that mimic stars and a large pearl that's reminiscent of the moon, Yossi Harari's Janie pearl ring is a rich feeling piece with a hammered surface reminiscent of early precious jewels. Finally with their rich turquoise hue,...

blog ‘Pool Style' in Palm Springs by Kathryn Bishop ‘Kaufman House' by Slim Aarons Sunbathing under a pastel-coloured parasol wearing cat's-eye shades, a high-waisted bikini and sporting perfectly coiffed hair... it sounds like a 1950s dream but was it reality in California's Palm Springs all...

Mayu Ren Ishii's metal dress Words: Kathryn Bishop Images: Kathryn Bishop, Maia Adams, Evangeline Armstrong Clarke

 

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