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
A timeless classic is thrust into the limelight this season, the humble locket moves from vintage keepsake to jewellery trend of 2015/16.
BullionVault is offering a unique alternative to High Street Christmas gifts in the form of solid gold bars.
Banks Lyon Jewellers have revealed their store’s stylish new look following a complete refurbishment.
Buying luxury jewelry online just got a bit more safe with Opulent Jeweler’s shop by webcam program. Potential clients can schedule HD webcam meetings with the Opulent Concierge to view products they’re interesting in, in real time.
Bertha Watches, a RESULTCO brand
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Widely recognised as the largest and most significant fine jewellery event
If you are armed with an unlimited budget, you would do well to consider the wide range of luxury smartphones on the market. Here are three of the most unique and expensive in the world.