For every 10,000 mined diamonds in the world, only one natural fancy colour
diamond is produced! Fancy colour diamonds score high in uniqueness and
value as compared to their colourless counterparts. Broadly, these natural
chromatic beauties come in a variety of colours such as pink, green, yellow,
blue, brown, grey and black, thus making them the most prized possessions in
the hierarchy of the gem world.
Handpicking rare and beautiful jewellery pieces for our shoots is an art
that ADORN has been perfecting over the years, and our Cover Feature pays
an ode to couture creations constituted with sliced and faceted fancy colour
diamonds and other precious gemstones by YS18. The brand was started by
Yogendra Sethi, a painter and a first-generation jeweller, who is one of the first
in India to give fancy colour diamonds their rightful due.
Masterpiece London, an emergent art fair that’s soon becoming an integral
part of Britain’s cultural offering, brought together some of the world’s finest
jewellery designers and purveyors under one roof. Much to the delight of
jewellery collectors and museum directors, avant-garde designs by modern-day
artists like Suzanne Syz and Francesca Grima sat alongside museum-quality
pieces of impeccable provenance, such as a rare gold ring dating back to
the 12th century, or a pair of pearl earrings that belonged to Eugenie de
Montijo, the last Empress of France. View some of these exceptional works in
We have been given the rare chance of entering into Alexandra Mor’s
fascinating world of jewellery design in Creative Charisma. Effortlessly
integrating geometry, femininity and art with intense gems in varying cuts,
colour and form, the New York-based artist creates a picture-perfect
assemblage of jewellery that is awe-inspiring.
In Fashion Forward, Jacqueline Cullen from the United Kingdom turns
to Whitby jet, a popular gemstone during the Victorian era, to craft her
geometric masterpieces speckled with fissures and crevices – a reflection
of her inspiration.
FOR EVERY 10,000 MINED DIAMONDS IN THE WORLD, ONLY ONE NATURAL FANCY COLOUR DIAMOND IS PRODUCED! FANCY COLOUR DIAMONDS SCORE HIGH IN UNIQUENESS AND VALUE AS COMPARED TO THEIR COLOURLESS COUNTERPARTS.