jewellery

 
Robben Island symbol of oppression given new life
Robben Island symbol of oppression given new life
Bizarre as it sounds, a symbol of oppression – metres of ugly meshed prison wire – has been transformed into trendy earrings, pendants and...
Richemont sales growth disappoints as China declines
Richemont sales growth disappoints as China declines
Richemont SA, the maker of Cartier jewellery, reported revenue growth for the October-December months that was short of analysts’ estimates...
Ringing in the changes
Ringing in the changes
Things of beauty THE Skeletons of dreams by Carine Terreblanche
Thing of beauty: Take Jo'burg with you wherever you go
Thing of beauty: Take Jo'burg with you wherever you go
The Johannesburg skyline is unremarkable precisely because its geographic surroundings are unremarkable. Unlike Cape Town, there is no vast...
China crack-down on jewellery bribes sees Richemont sales wane
China crack-down on jewellery bribes sees Richemont sales wane
Richemont, the world’s largest jewellery maker, reported revenue growth for the first five months of its fiscal year. Thist missed analysts’ estimates on lower sales in mainland China. ...
Things of beauty: Ambra Gambale’s Skullchemy range
Things of beauty: Ambra Gambale’s Skullchemy range
She decided to pay homage to the dead with a range called Skullchemy, a collection of metallised animal skulls, each one unique and hand-treated,...
Things of Beauty: Pichulik Jewellery
Things of Beauty: Pichulik Jewellery
René Gruau, a French fashion illustrator famous for drawing symbols in a single pencil stroke for the advertising campaigns of Givenchy and...
A clean line on the future
A clean line on the future
“It’s a diamond-shaped drop, half filled in on the piece that covers the lobe,” says jeweller Kirsten Goss of her Pyxis stud...
Unlocking silver's magic with bold new designs
Unlocking silver's magic with bold new designs
Fortunate Moyo — part-time ­bartender, part-time musician and ­full-time jewellery apprentice at Keith White Designs in Johannesburg...
Dame of design
Dame of design
Kirsten Goss is a 37-year-old jewellery designer and mother of two. She lives in Durban and manages Kirsten Goss London with her husband Steven....
How to catch a star
How to catch a star
Marilyn Monroe had it right in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes when she saw a tiara and chirped: 'I just love finding new places to wear...
Simply scintillating stones
Simply scintillating stones
"They jingle, they jangle, I think they're just right," says jewellery designer Zoja Mihic, modelling an elegant pair of gilded serpent earrings...

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