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Daily Digest

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Daily Digest - November 28, 2017

Diana's Diamonds Used in Engagement Ring as Harry Pays Touching Tribute to His Mother

Prince Harry paid a touching tribute to his mother with the engagement ring he gave to Meghan Markle. Kensington Palace revealed the 33-year-old designed the ring himself, using two outside diamonds from the personal collection of Princess Diana. At the centre is a diamond from Botswana, a country that holds special significance for Harry who has visited many times since he was a child.
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Daily Digest - November 28, 2017

Tiffany Jewellery Designer Jean Schlumberger’s Collection to Dazzle Hong Kong with ‘Wearable Works of Art’

For some, crickets may be infuriating creatures that chirp all night, but for jewellery designer Jean Schlumberger, these insects are just as beautiful as butterflies. He made their bodies sparkle as jewellery pieces with colourful gemstones, while their legs and tails were intricately recreated using yellow gold and platinum.
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Daily Digest - November 28, 2017

Top Jewellers See Titanium in a New Light

What wind is to fire, freedom is to creativity. This could not be truer when the metal in the spotlight is titanium. It is light, yet strong, and colourful with an iridescent sheen – a revolutionary metal in high-jewellery creations. Titanium takes its name from the Titans of Greek mythology – symbolising the incarnation of natural strength – sons of the Earth goddess.
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Daily Digest - November 28, 2017

Black Friday - How it Appeals to Consumers

For most of the last decade, Black Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving holiday, was America’s biggest shopping day — an emblem of opportunity and excess. But contemporary shopping trends have dulled Black Friday’s appeal for consumers. Retailers offer bargains for a whole weekend or more to avoid the race-to-the bottom tactics that had been the staple of that day. 
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Daily Digest - November 28, 2017

The Picasso of the Pink Diamond World

The ‘Pink Promise’, says Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Jewellery at Christie’s, is ‘the Picasso of the pink diamond world. When you look at the shape of the stone,’ he adds, ‘it’s so elegant. It’s a cross between an oval and a marquise — what we call a “moval”. It’s a fabulous diamond.’
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Daily Digest - November 28, 2017

In Jewelry, Matching Just Isn’t Cool Any More

Move over matchy-matchy: Fashion’s trend for bold mash-ups of contrasting prints and colors is making its way into the world of jewelry. “Customers are increasingly interested in asymmetric jewelry, especially earrings,” said Natalie Kingham, buying director at the fashion retailer MatchesFashion.com.
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Daily Digest - November 27, 2017

This Jewelry Maker Who Sells Made-to-Order Pieces Developed Her Brand Through Posting to Instagram

While Jess Hannah was studying graphic design at California Polytechnic State University, she took classes with a metalsmith on the side and had a workbench in her bedroom. She graduated in 2013 and spent a year as an apprentice, then started building her own jewelry brand. As Instagram gained popularity, she created an account and posted about what she was making. 
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Daily Digest - November 26, 2017

His, Hers and Theirs: Jewelry Crosses the Gender Barrier

Jewelry on the catwalks has been as genderless as the fashion recently — and just as bold. Consider the huge Gucci medallions and bulls’ head necklaces that Alessandro Michele styled over everything from unisex sweatshirts to floaty white dresses in his spring 2018 collection this fall, as well as the orange and pink beads that male models wore with blazers and with shorts.
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Daily Digest - November 25, 2017

Check Out This Gorgeous Angel in a $2 Million Victoria Secret Bra

Models wear many unconventional, stunning and startling outfits during ramp walks. But, for the first time, a model is going to walk one of the biggest runways globally wearing a bra worth USD 2 million. Yes, you read right, it truly is worth 2M dollar.
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Daily Digest - November 25, 2017

The Secret World of the Gem Carver

In Résonances de Cartier, the house’s most recent high jewelry presentation, the diamonds, emeralds and rubies that are de rigueur in such collections were combined with more unusual materials like smoky quartz and fire opals. But it was a black jasper cuff, carved in a classic Panthère style, that would catch the discerning eye. 
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