When you’re shopping for diamond jewelry, you want to get something that’s worth the price tag. It can feel intimidating for some people who haven’t studied diamonds or know how the industry operates. One crucial factor you should learn about is clarity.
It’s that time of year again where we recognise our Mothers for being the absolute queens they are. Of course, we appreciate them all year round, however, mothering Sunday is a chance for us to really show our gratitude by spoiling our matriarchs with gifts and most importantly our love. From stunning bouquets to luxury jewels, here, we have compiled the ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide to help you with finding your mother the perfect gift for this Sunday 22nd March.
There are many times in life when you’ll have to get a new ring. You might want to propose to your significant other, give a family member a commemorative piece of jewelry or splurge on a ring you’ve been eyeing for a while. Before you buy a new piece of jewelry, read about how to choose a high-quality vintage ring so you’re well informed about your options.
Valentine’s day is almost here, so whether you’re in relationship, treating your Galentine or buying something thoughtful for your mum, you might be planning what gifts to buy them. To ensure that you don’t purchase the wrong item this year, a holder of the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, high-end independent corporate gifting specialists, Veritas Gifts have rounded up the 7 things to avoid when trying to put a smile on someone’s face during this romantic holiday season.
On February 14th, couples around the world celebrate their love, cherishing the time they’ve spent together which often involves the exchanging of gifts. To ensure you’re well prepared for Valentine’s Day this year, we have compiled the ultimate Valentine’s gift guide to give you some much needed inspiration- so there’s no excuse for you or your significant other to buy a last minute box of chocolates from the petrol station. Our gift guide has something for everyone; so whether you’re married, in a long term relationship, single or celebrating ‘Galentines’, our guide is well worth a read.
Having created what is unquestionably one of the greatest -and most expensive- sound systems the world has ever seen, River’sTone deserves all the plaudits it has received. A collaborative effort between former Sony audio designer Michio Sakamoto and Anodic Supply Co., River’sTone is the ultimate luxury for any lover of sound who wants the absolute best of the best.
As shops are filled to the brim with an abundance of gifts this season and the recent cyber weekend sales have fed the fast-purchase frenzy of consumers, a leading packaging entrepreneur says brands need to drive a more minimalist mindset for customers. And, he says that a luxury stocking filler may be the right way to do it.
With the festive season upon us and Christmas party outfit planning in full swing, so is the return of the sequins. With the search for the perfect outfit underway, one question many might have is “is there such a thing as too many sequins?”
Eco-friendly weddings are becoming more and more popular, but going down the sustainable route doesn’t mean sacrificing quality and luxury. Here, Charlotte Ricard-Quesada, Founder of luxury wedding company, La Fête shares her tips on throwing the perfect eco-friendly celebration!
In the city that never sleeps, it’s important to shine. Sustainable fine jewellery brand owner Noor Shamma stands above her competition with her unrivalled skill and proud individuality.
The 2019 Leaders in Luxury programme, now in its second year, has been designed to recognise the companies and individuals who are excelling within the ever-growing industry of luxury products and services – those who are illustrating the specialised expertise and innovative approach that keeps Blacklane at the forefront of its field.
The festive season is just around the corner, and what better time than now to start Christmas shopping. Here at LUXlife, we have compiled the ultimate Christmas gift guide to suite all of your needs. So whether you’re looking for the latest technology, a yuletide beverage to share with friends or gifts for the children, our guide has it all.
Getting engaged should be one of the most romantic and exciting times in a person’s life. However, it can be stressful for people who don’t know where to start when it comes to picking an engagement ring.
Fine jewellery brand, Nadine Aysoy, has unveiled six new additions to its celebrated ‘Celeste’ collection, as summer fast approaches and festival season kicks in. The Celeste collection has been inspired by art, sculptures and ancient Chinese tradition, using smooth disks of White Jade, which signify harmony, courage and unconditional love; the stone is also said to have powerful healing energies that make challenges seem… Read More
Independent watch maker, Culem Watches, will be launching its first automatic luxury dual-time GMT travel watch on 7th May 2019. Culem combines two passions; mind-expanding travel and luxury watches of the highest craftmanship. A Culem watch is a collection of memories in time, a capsule of your most treasured journeys, and a window into a world of discovery. Culem Watches are also the world’s… Read More
Fine-jewellery brand Aisha Baker launches extension line of its fantasy-themed ‘Mirror, Mirror’ collection Luxury jewellery brand Aisha Baker turns fantasy into reality once again, with the launch of a commercial extension of the brands celebrated ‘Mirror, Mirror’ line. The collection, which will launch in three parts throughout 2019, has been designed to evoke memories of childhood fairy-tales, the enchanted forests, mysterious castles and bewitching… Read More
New MORGA Collection Ananya, meaning ‘unique’ in Hindi is autological, as this is exactly what the brand stands for. It’s the embodiment of tradition reimagined; the perfect blend of historic cultural values and striking, contemporary design. New for Spring 2019, Ananya is launching its new ‘Mogra’ collection, which has been inspired by the Jasmine blossom and designed to celebrate the flowers spirit of unity… Read More
Ethical gold at same pricepoint as ordinary gold 24-carat ethical SMO gold grain, sheet, wire, casting rings, wedding rings available for first time 100% fully-traceable solely sourced from the Yanfolila Mine in West Africa, a sustainable, ethical mining operation far exceeding international best practice Exclusively from family-run Betts Metals Ltd, trusted for over 250 years Food, fashion, energy. These are just a few of… Read More
Mother’s Day is, once again, almost upon us. Maybe you’re having some difficulty finding that perfect gift, or you simply want some inspiration – tired of the tried and tested floral arrangement. You want something new, something a little bit different. Something exciting. Here at LUXlife we have a few ideas to help you say ‘thank you’ on this special day. Chelsea Peers NYC… Read More
Emile Chouriet Swiss made timepieces are sleek and artfully designed. Whether an important meeting in the boardroom or an evening where an understated yet eye-catching timepiece is a must, Emile Chouriet watches perpetuate the art of sophisticated timekeeping. In the UK, Emile Chouriet watches are available now for the first time with UK retailers. Select timepieces are available from WatchShop.com, The Watch Hut and… Read More
Truly luxury watches are an investment: alongside the thousands of pounds they cost, there is also the servicing and maintenance that they require to ensure they continue to run in perfect order. However, a luxury watch is also a masterpiece of engineering, and as such can last the wearer their entire life and, in some cases, be an investment for their future. LUXlife Staff… Read More
The lives of the rich and famous often seem far removed from our own. In the lives of unbelievably rich, £600,000 for a diamond encrusted Christmas tree topper is seen as acceptable. And it doesn’t stop there, there are pens available for just short of £1 million and Rolex watches fitted with diamonds for close to £45,000. Together with Angelic Diamonds, retailers of marquise… Read More
Launched in 2016 by Elliot Bishton, Engravers Guild of London is a personalised gift retailer with a heritage going back to the middle of the 19th century. We spoke with him to find out more about the business, his inspiration and ambitions for the future. While Engravers Guild of London represents a new beginning for Elliot, there’s no doubt that its success is rooted… Read More
For the person who has it all, a gold-dipped rose is a unique representation of your love. In collaboration with Eternity Rose LUXlife is offering readers the chance to win one of these stunning blooms.
Now in its second year, the 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry programme has been designed to recognise the businesses and individuals who go above and beyond to make every wedding day special – those who help make the journey from engagement to becoming a married couple as perfect as possible.
Worth billions, the wedding industry is a vibrant and eclectic space encompassing everyone from wedding planners and decorators through to tailors, hotels, photographers and everything in between. With couples constantly looking for new and creative ways to share their special day, the market has become incredibly diverse.
You’re already engaged, and you can’t wait to finally marry your husband-to-be, but one thing is missing – the perfect wedding ring.
It’s always fascinating to see what we can craft from precious gemstones and metals, and even more interesting to see the price-tag such work builds! We may never be able to afford such pieces, but the world’s most precious jewellery entices not because we would necessarily buy them, but because they are basically works of art. One-of-a-kind and utterly out of this world, we take a look at an outfit built from the most expensive pieces of jewellery from around the world.
The most precious jewellery in the world It’s always fascinating to see what we can craft from precious gemstones and metals, and even more interesting to see the price-tag such work builds! We may never be able to afford such pieces, but the world’s most precious jewellery entices not because we would necessarily buy them, but because they are basically works of art. One-of-a-kind… Read More
Wartski at Masterpiece London This summer, from 28 June – 4 July 2018, antique jewellery specialists Wartski will be exhibiting at Masterpiece London (stand C1), in The Royal Hospital Chelsea. Notable pieces include a 17th century Iberian carved rock crystal and enamelled talisman (pictured above). This clenched hand, with the thumb protruding between the first and second fingers, is a potent symbol from the… Read More
With the adaptation to new technology and products, the future for James Free Jewelers is looking bright. Recently after winning our Ohio-Jeweller of the Year award, we took time to profile the firm, speaking to the store’s CEO, Michael Karaman as we looked to find out more about the exciting 2018 plans of new technology, new lines to offer, and a faster better online… Read More
Winsor Bishop unveils new exclusive Diamond Lounge On 21st May 2018 Independent jewellers, Winsor Bishop, launched their newly refurbished Diamond Lounge, an exclusive, luxury sales floor designed to help customers discover their perfect jewellery pieces. The Diamond Lounge Experience The Diamond Lounge showcases Winsor Bishop’s exquisite wedding rings, fine diamond collections and new diamond jewellery stock. “Our new Diamond Lounge takes the personal shopping… Read More
The Burlington Arcade is a place where people with stories do business. Tradition continues to matter, and craftsmanship, individuality and bespoke service come as standard. Opened in 1819, The Burlington Arcade is undeniably one of London’s most iconic shopping destinations and remains home to a wealth of superlative brands and specialist stores. Commissioned by Lord George Cavendish originally with an unofficial aim of stopping… Read More
The 201 carat Chopard watch, a dazzling accessory made in 2000 that brings a whole new meaning to luxury.
The Cullinan Dream is the largest Fancy Intense Blue Diamond ever to be offered up to auction.
Misahara couture jewelry house