From breathtaking jewels to classic watches and more, we can see why the Tatler community have a soft spot for these pieces

Here is a sneak peek into the dazzling pieces that have caught the attention of the Tatler community—in fact, we hear that some of them have almost inked the deal.

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Sapphire Petal Necklace by Bulgari

“The Sapphire Petal Necklace caught my attention at Bulgari’s event for the Magnifica collection. It showcases—and balances—exquisite design and craftsmanship, as well as a high-quality centrepiece stone, which are the two key things that I look out for.” 

— Serene Tan

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Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked Ceramic by Audemars Piguet

“The Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked in black ceramic is a feat of technical mastery. It combines the perpetual calendar with an openworked dial, and cases everything up in black ceramic. By doing so, the brand has produced what is, to me, one of its most elegant and sophisticated timepieces. It’s almost like a combination of my existing Audemars Piguet watches: one in steel with an openworked dial, and the other in black ceramic with a perpetual calendar.”

— Alfred Chua

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Fil de Comète necklace by Chanel

“The diamond comète necklace from Chanel really stands out to me. I’m a true believer of simple yet timeless pieces as they can bring a whole outfit together in the classiest way. I love how the bold, comet-shaped necklace complements the diamonds here. There’s a reason why diamonds are one of the most popular gemstones: they’re so small but they represent the beauty of power and freedom for women. This piece gives any outfit a “pop” while maintaining a level of elegance. I’ve noticed Chanel’s increased incorporation of dazzle and stars in its jewellery, and I think this necklace simply screams Coco Chanel’s grace and allure that I’d love to radiate.”

— Carol Shieh

“As a big fan of Chanel, I have my eyes on the Comète necklace, inspired by one of the original themes from the 1932 Bijoux de Diamants exhibition. I was touched by the story of Mademoiselle Chanel in her childhood days when she always wished for a better life whenever she walked past the star set in the pavement. Also, who doesn’t love shooting stars and having their wishes come true? Just the thought of it already sparks so much joy!”

— Annie Seow

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Perlee Clovers bracelet in yellow gold by Van Cleef & Arpels

“I find beauty in the simplicity of this bracelet. It wears well, and the craftsmanship is outstanding. I have a love for jewellery set in gold, so for me, the Perlee Clovers bracelet is perfect for day and night wear. Truly a versatile piece!”

— Dawn Koh

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Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph Amethyst by Audemars Piguet

“My pick would be the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph Amethyst. It’s rendered in rose gold, with a dial framed using 32 baguette-cut amethysts on the bezel. This piece combines the best of practicality and craftsmanship that I look for in a watch, together with the beauty of amethyst. I’m also a huge fan of the brand and I would love to add this to my collection. Looking at this sets my heart on fire!”

— Serene Chua

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Stackable rings and bangles by Nadine Ghosn Fine Jewellery

“Apart from constantly looking forward to the next Joel Arthur Rosenthal piece that surfaces, I love the refreshing whimsy and clever construction of Nadine Ghosn’s stackable rings and bangles.”

— Karen Ong-Tan

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The Octo Finissimo collection by Bulgari

“I enjoy the engineering of ultra-thin watches, and appreciate, in particular, pieces from Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo line, the latest of which is the Perpetual Calendar launched earlier this year.”

— Samuel Tan

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Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch by Van Cleef & Arpels

“The romantic intimation of a magical kiss under the midnight moon when the clock strikes 12 is an endearing and touching one. Van Cleef has interpreted and spun its technical expertise into this horological showpiece. When I first saw it in 2010, I was enthralled and thrilled to behold the lovers kiss at 12 o’clock. The launch of the “kiss-on-demand” iteration in 2019 set my heart fluttering again. It wasn’t just because the previous twice-daily occurrence is now available at any time of the day. Rather, it was the encapsulation of love and the thoughts of the lover that, at the press of a button, can bring upon warm emotions to the wearer. I also love how this timepiece comes encrusted with diamonds because kisses, diamonds and romance are some of the secret ingredients to a woman’s heart!”

— Loh May-Han

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Jean Schlumberger’s Bird on a Rock by Tiffany & Co

“Jewellery has mostly been an exclusive domain for the ladies. But the men are getting into it in recent years too, and a statement piece in the form of a bejewelled brooch on a tuxedo’s lapel is a surefire way to get the proverbial ball rolling (and the ladies tweeting). The problem, though, is that many jewellery designs are overtly feminine and require a gentleman to have Met Gala credentials and presence to pull off. Thankfully, there’s Tiffany & Co’s Bird on a Rock, a classically-styled Jean Schlumberger piece that will interest even other men. The iconic line needs no further introduction, and I have come to admire how the beauty of nature and the vibrance of life are encapsulated within it. Tiffany & Co’s immaculate craftsmanship and Schlumberger’s creative vision have transformed these gemstones, which have lain dormant for aeons, into lively works of jewellery art. That we are living creatures perched on the third rock from the sun is but poetic coincidence.”

— Adrian Ng

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Serpenti Viper Ring by Bulgari

“I love the Bulgari Serpenti Viper Ring with the double coil in rose gold with pavé diamonds. It’s an elegant piece that is a modern take on Bulgari’s classic serpent motif. I love how it emphasises craftsmanship, with each bend in the serpent encrusted with two pavé diamonds. It is bold enough to make a statement, but the rose gold makes sure that the ring isn’t ‘in your face’.”

— Nada Jumabhoy

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Brilliant Glow Necklace by Harry Winston

“Harry Winston’s Winston With Love collection caught my attention because it’s very different from what the house has done previously. If you are familiar with the house, you would know that they’re very conservative in their palette choices. Red rubies, for example, will largely be paired with diamonds. When Winston With Love came out, I was completely shocked but also pleasantly surprised, because this is not their signature style. The Winston Light chapter has particularly caught my eye because of the colours that were used in each of the pieces. When I tried the Brilliant Glow necklace and ring, they gave me a sense of hope which reflects the times that we are going through. The playful medley of the collection is quite breathtaking to see too. Why do I want it? I mean, why not? It’s a spectacular one-of-a-kind collection, and I don’t think they’ll ever do these colours again because, quite simply, it isn’t in their DNA. This is why it’s a must-have for me.”

— Shabnam Arasham

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Juste un Clou bracelet by Cartier

“I rather like Cartier’s Juste un Clou bracelet. Whether partially or fully set with diamonds, it’s chic and elegant, and will suit different occasions. It can also be paired easily with other pieces for everyday wear.”

— Nancy Ong

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