Vivienne Becker

Women's Jewellery

An audience with Graff CEO Laurence Graff

Early next year, Graff will open a store on Paris’s Place Vendôme, signalling its position as a heritage brand of the future. Vivienne Becker has an audience with the softly spoken, quick-witted Laurence Graff. Portraits by David Ellis
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Women's Watches

Wish-list jewellery watches

The jewellery watch is the apogee of all the attention lavished by watchmakers on the fast‑growing women’s market. Little wonder it is topping Christmas wish lists, says Vivienne Becker
Women's Jewellery

Beaded jewellery

Precious beads are bringing a new dimension, fluidity and informality to high jewellery. Vivienne Becker reports. Photography by Jobe Lawrenson
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Charlotte Lynggaard’s Copenhagen

The creative director of jeweller Ole Lynggaard joined the family-run company in 1992. The brand, known for its organic designs, has since become Purveyor to the Royal Danish Court
Women's Jewellery

Baroque stars

Haute jewellers are employing innovative technology to reinterpret historic opulence – and leading tradition into dynamic, and dazzling, new territory
Women's Watches

Strokes of genius

Intricate enamelling by Europe’s finest craftsmen and women turns traditional watches into highly collectable works of art, says Vivienne Becker
People

Theo Fennell’s Berkshire

The British jeweller started his eponymous brand in 1982 and is known for his witty, often quirky designs and fine, detailed craftsmanship.
Women's Jewellery

Jewel nationality

Innovative designs that fuse India’s glittering heritage with contemporary flair are changing the face of the country’s jewellery scene – and garnering serious international attention, too, says Vivienne Becker
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