Stoned – Monica Vinader’s new pieces hit the stores.

But don’t worry, no humans were harmed in the making of these jewellery. The only way stones are getting on people at the British jeweller’s boutiques are in the form of gems safely ensconced in bezels of precious metals to be worn as rings, earrings, and bracelets.

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A Familiar Camellia – Gabrielle Chanel’s favourite flower stars in the brand’s latest jewellery collection.

If there ever were a woman who doesn’t care for roses, it would be Gabrielle Chanel. The camellia, with its majestic fullness and neat petals arranged with an almost geometric precision, appealed to her more.

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A Meeting of Greats – Zaha Hadid gives Bulgari’s B.zero 1 ring a makeover.

Imagine the architectural spectacle that would have resulted if emperor Vespasian had been able to consult Zaha Hadid before he built the Colosseum. Bulgari’s new B.zero 1 ring created in collaboration with Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) is probably as close as we will ever get to that.

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