Hidden Gems: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry – gemstones, jewellery, mining and luxury. This week my focus is on Njideka Akunyili Crosby. She’s a contemporary conceptual artist whose paintings went from USD$3000 to a record breaking USD$3,000,000 at auction. I have several of her works – digitally, oh how I look forward to owning one IRL – saved … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

#luxpro London 2018

  On Thursday 20th September by invitation only, a Monegasque, a Londoner and a Singaporean walk into a bar. No, this isn’t the beginning of a “walk into a bar” allegorical joke. This is quite literally the beginning of superb synergy, where numerous nationalities (from an array of industries) and key decision makers gathered together in the same place, at the same time. Networking gold. … Continue reading #luxpro London 2018

Hidden Gems: Sheryl Jones

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Sheryl Jones or head to Instagram @sheryljonesjewelry to see her magnificent creations. We were introduced via a mutual friend who is a jewellery designer from NYC. Sheryl started her career in the entertainment world, working in the music industry in PR and Communications. I had the … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Sheryl Jones