The Year of the Fiery Rooster: The 5 Red Hot Jewellery Designs

28 January 2017 marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year, which lasts until 18 February 2018. This time, it is the year of the fiery red Rooster, one of the most ambiguous creatures in the Chinese zodiac. Despite the “Oriental origins” of this tradition, it has become more and mor

The Best of 2016: TOP 5 of The Mismatched Earrings Trend

A month ago, I was writing about jewellery winter trends for 2016/17 but it didn’t mention mismatched earrings there on purpose. I wanted to dedicate a whole separate article to this fashion trend, despite the fact that you might have already read about it on in the

5 Hot Jewellery Trends To Follow Right Now

Jewels are timeless, but with the appearance of the new movement of ‘fashion fine jewellery’ or haute bijouterie, their design has become more and more a reflection of current fashion trends. To find out what the trends are this winter season, I’ve watched the shows

Shopping Christmas Colours on Jewel Street

With the Christmas season fast approaching, it is time to think of gifts that we will buy get for our dearest ones. In the modern day and age, the easiest way to shop is online, and the easiest way to ​shop fine jewellery is ​by ‘e-hopping’ on to ​ This sho

F/W 2016 Trends: Haute Couture VS High Jewellery

Last week, I visited the Haute Couture exhibition, The Vulgar. The show, which runs until February 5 at the Barbican, London, offers visitors a chance to explore a wide range of fashion trends varying from the Renaissance style lush dresses to daring and utterly reckless accessories l

Katerina X HERSELF Art Project: Lula’s Holiday Jewels

Imagine that with a stroke of a brush (a virtual one) you could find yourself at any moment in time and anywhere in the world or have a chat with Marilyn Monroe, Frida Kahlo, Cate Blanchett and many other famous personas. Would you embark on such an adventure? While you are busy think

New York in Jewellery: Big Apple Through the Lense of Jewellery Designers

New York’s is a multi-faceted city, and has attracted creative types for decades. They come for its noisy streets, striking architecture and pulsing nightlife. Each artist sees the city through their own lense, and recreates that image in their work. And jewellers are just as likely t

Trend Alert: 5 Fashionable Ways to Wear a Brooch

Brooch, which translates from the Celtic word ‘broc’ as needle, is an incredibly functional accessory. And this makes sense, as its distant ancestors – sharp pins – were used to fasten clothes since a while ago. Brooches have been the centre of attention by fashion designe

5 Must-Have Summer 2016 Jewels

Jewellery has long since been more than just a load of classic designs. Nowadays, a oneupmanship between jewellers is commonplace, with many of them producing bold, new, daring trends, combining innovative forms, excellent technology and precious materials. Designers typically create

The Сross: a Journey From Religious Symbol to Fashion Accessory

The cross is one of the most iconic symbols in the history of mankind. It has been the universal symbol of the Christian faith for more than two millenia, but it first appeared much earlier than that, with images of crosses discovered in excavations of Stone Age settlements, evidence