Blossom: cutting edge jewellery that’s reinventing Hungary’s national motifs

Crafted from intricately cut paper, Blossom is a series of bold statement pieces. But its high-design edge draws inspiration not from the catwalk, but from the delicately pattered fabrics associated with Hungarian grandmothers across the world. Created by Hungarian artist Fruzsina Zalavári, the series draws on one of the country’s most recognisable folk motifs: the Matyo peony. She … Read more Blossom: cutting edge jewellery that’s reinventing Hungary’s national motifs

Paris plumes: feather motifs tickle the fancy at Dior high jewellery

As artistic director of Dior Joaillerie, Victoire de Castellane has never shied away from the alternative. So her latest stone of choice, and an enduring favourite, is the opal. It is, she says, ‘like seeing the earth from afar, the oceans, the archipelagos, and the reflections of stars on the ocean waves’. It is now … Read more Paris plumes: feather motifs tickle the fancy at Dior high jewellery