Making Of A Gem Lover
The PEAK Hong Kong|November 2017

An exclusive look inside the Laurence Graff Private Collection will turn even the most jaded into a believer.

Gloria Fung

It’s been said that Laurence Graff , founder of the eponymous jewellery house, often finds himself lost in the scintillating beauty of gemstones. It’s hard to imagine how, especially if you’re trying to lose yourself staring at some small, measly white diamonds. But if you ever get the rare chance to view Laurence Graff ’s personal collection, you’ll be dazzled.

As luck would have it, I had such an opportunity this month when I was invited into Graff ’s central salon for an ultra-exclusive look at some of the stunning beauties that came from his vault in London. This is by no means my first encounter with Graff ’s incredible gems. From my yearly pilgrimage to their Baselworld extravaganza (where one of the most expensive diamond watches to date – the 152-carat Fascination watch was launched in 2015) to regular visits to the gold-clad Ice House Street salon for private viewings, there is always an air of excitement attached with every Graff invitation.

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