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Christmas Countdown: Gifts


Net a Porter jewellery box

Jessica McCormack jewellery  box for Net-a-Porter

For the woman who has everything: an exquisite jewellery box *complete with jewellery selection* for £280,800.00.

Jessica McCormack has designed this treasure for Net-a-Porter. Turn the tassled key of the orientalesque wooden box to reveal velvet lined trays decorated with Alice in Wonderland inspired, hand stitched designs.

The Botanical Heirloom box also includes eight rings, four pairs of earrings, four necklaces and a diamond charm. And the lucky recipient will have the chance to visit Jessica McCormack’s London boutique to finalise personalised touches with the designer herself.

You may want to add to your Wishlist…

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Rocking the Red Carpet at Cannes

70th Anniversary Red Carpet Arrivals - The 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival

In the darkest of days sometimes it’s good to have some beauty to look at and frippery to indulge in. Here: dazzling diamond jewels by Chopard worn by Charlize Theron and Liu Wen on the red carpet of the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Fesitval.  Because they Cannes Cannes Cannes…. (with apologies to Baz Luhrmann and Moulin Rouge!)

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The Bling Ring arrives in Hong Kong

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Feast your eyes upon The Pink Star, a 59.60-carat oval mixed-cut pink diamond that’s the largest Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded.

It’s up for auction at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on 4 April 2017 with estimated sales price in excess of US$60 million / HK$468 million.

Paddles at the ready…

Love is all you need (especially when it’s a Tiffany diamond pendant)


Rose gold – tick, diamonds – tick, LOVE.

Happy Birthday to the Tiffany Setting

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This year marks the 130th birthday of the iconic Tiffany Setting diamond engagement ring.

Though the design is now much copied, Tiffany & Co founder Charles Lewis Tiffany was the first to design a ring that would hold the diamond solitaire high above the band on six prongs so that the light would pass through it. In laymen’s terms: it’s super sparkly.

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The six pronged Tiffany Setting

Chopstix was lucky enough to receive one of these round brilliant beauties on its own birthday some time ago and there was only one thing to say: “I will”.

The Tiffany® Setting and Tiffany Blue Box®

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