Wrist Action

Wrist Action

“Professional men can’t wear much in the way of jewellery,” wrote author Nicholson Baker (yes, the one who wrote Vox, famously gifted to Bill Clinton by a young Monica Lewinsky) in his 1994 ode to nail clippers, Clip Art. “The gemless wedding band, the watch, the belt buckle, the key chain—possibly the quietly costly blue-enamelled pen in a shirt pocket—are…

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Lust For Gold

Lust For Gold

We still talk about a ”gold standard” and many countries’ governments hoard it by the tonne, but in recent decades yellow gold jewellery has been out of favour in the Western world. Platinum became popular during the Edwardian era and through the Art Deco years until WWII. Interestingly, there was a spike in its popularity after the sinking of the…

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Timeless Art Deco Jewellery

Timeless Art Deco Jewellery

"In olden days a glimpse of stocking was thought of something as shocking. Now heaven knows, anything goes!" Cole Porter's lyrics for the classic musical of the 1930s certainly summed up the spirit of the times as wealthy Americans were hosting Jay Gatsby-style parties during Prohibition, the British were adjusting to a society where nobility was slowly being eroded and…

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Inspiring Celebrity Engagement Rings

Inspiring Celebrity Engagement Rings

Google “celebrity engagement rings” and you’ll be dazzled by eye-popping rings like Kim Kardashian’s US$8 million sparkler or Beyonce’s $5 million engagement gift from Jay-Z. And while we’re all aware of plenty of celebrities who have opted for maximum wow factor, there are also those who spent time working with a jewellery designer to create a piece that perfectly symbolised…

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Fairfax & Roberts featured in The Sydney Morning Herald

Fairfax & Roberts featured in The Sydney Morning Herald

Fairfax & Roberts recently was featured in The Sydney Morning Herald and this is just a part of the article, you can find the link for the full article below. Big stones and bold colours: How celebrities are influencing engagement rings Georgina Brujic, the newly-installed chief executive of high-end jewellery house Fairfax and Roberts, said she encouraged couples to keep…

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