Saturday, 25 September 2010

Antique Diamond Cuts


Rose cut diamonds, first introduced in the 1500s have much fewer facets than the modern brilliant cut. typically, up to 24 facets, it has this smooth appeal, less fire or blink than a modern cut. The bottom of the diamond is flat while the top is domed shaped and the facets meet at a point.




Another antique cut, OLD MINE cut is cushioned shaped diamond with a high crown, deep pavilion,and large culet.


Old european is the fore runner of the modern cut.


rose cut diamond ring
Another piece of rose cut diamond. Facets just like the petals of a rose.
And a more modern version by Tiffany. Garden collection is one of tiffany's new collections.
pair of earrings embellished with rose cut diamonds found via.

Friday, 24 September 2010

It's Geometry & Lines: Art Deco
















The modern "Art Deco" inspired by Boucheron- the world acclaimed high end jeweller with 150 years of history.













Modern Art deco inspired found here.

Some luxury of the past!



Rubies and Diamonds earrings found on Sotheby's via.










Art deco bracelet circa 1928




A pair of art deco period earrings- Sapphires, Emeralds, pearls and Diamond.
it was possible a period embellished with the BIG THREE: RUBIES, SAPPHIREs, EMERALDS


my recent inspirations have been from the Art deco period. I wonder what fuelled this inspiration but i know for sure, it's a distinctive period of classic works that will never go out of fashion. It is going to remain clssic and highly sought after. My recent works, including designing my personal pieces with my significant other are ART DECO influenced. Ahhh....how satisfying!










Art art deco period brooch. image from Christies





Cartier Brooch : Onyx, Coral, enamel & diamond. found here.


An elegant piece by Cartier. Notice the thin line of blue sapphire tracing the brooch? So Neat.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

A classic Art Deco -It's a Sharart


Ruby and diamonds. SO Timeless. They can be worn 2 ways. Studs it(Marquise x2 + Pear shaped diamonds) These Rubies are from a newly discovered mine in Mozambique! Another commissioned piece by Sharart.

Sunday, 5 September 2010

Filled with goodness!! Hua hin is a beach town just 2 hours outside of
Bangkok. My 5th trip to huahin Yet it still has alot to offer. A
different experience:,Devasom. A newly launched resort between cha-am
and Hua hin has 8 individual tastefully put together villas set right
by the sea., more to blog... About the fresh seafood right from the
fishermen.

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