Discovery

Explore the glittering world of wearable art

Quiz | Who’s Been Following Fashion This Summer?

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There's been a lot of exciting headlines in the star-studded world of fashion/celebrity this summer. For that reason, we wanted to create a quiz to find out who's been paying attention.

Van Cleef & Arpels | The Bouton d’or Collection

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As any lover of gemstones will know, Van Cleef & Arpels is a name that evokes a rich history and a long-standing tradition of using only the finest precious and semi-precious stones.

Story

Every stone has a story

Doutzen Kroes in ‘The Land of Giants’

May 16, 2016
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Over the year's models have gained a reputation for being overly sensitive and introverted creatures. It's that Zoolander stereotype, you know? Lots of good looking people who're confounded by their appearance and the simplicity of their work.

Obama’s UK Visit and the End of his Leadership

May 3, 2016
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The sun is sliding down the white Aquia Creek sandstone of the iconic presidential building, which has served as Obama’s office for the last seven and a half years.

‘Wonders Will Never Cease’ | Ninety Years of David Attenborough

April 25, 2016
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On the 8th of May, this year (2016), the world’s best known champion of the natural world, David Attenborough, will celebrate his 90th birthday.

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Four)

February 16, 2016
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Nomadic clans of Native Americans – the once indigenous people of the now United States – once roamed across the vastness of North America. The jewellery they wore was designed in keeping with their close affinity with the natural world.

Glamour

Get the inside-track to what’s chic and what’s not

Beyoncé Sets Fire to the MTV Video Music Awards

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If you caught even a glimpse of the VMAs this year, it’s likely you were wowed by Beyoncé’s all-out explosive medley, combining her mastery of dance with the beautifully made tracks on her latest album, Lemonade. The result was an onslaught of visual artistry that won't be soon forgotten.

Style

Keep ahead of the curve

Swimwear Suited For The Rio Olympics

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In case you just crept out from underneath a rock, the 2016 Rio Olympics are currently underway and most of the world has joined the Christ the Redeemer statue in his daily city watch.

QP JEWELLERS

Dip into our diamond and gemstone jewellery collection

QP Summer Collection, 2016

July 18, 2016
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Soon school will be out for kids up and down the country. We can rest assured that plenty of raucous celebrations will ensue. Then it'll be time for us all to head outside in our familial bunches to make the most of an Indian Summer (hopefully). First thing's first, though, let's look at some radiant summer jewellery to get us in the mood.

Our ‘Summer of Love’ Selection

May 26, 2016
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It's that time of the year when the first heatwaves hit our little island and the beaches fill up with pasty folk seeking suntans and a chance to jump on the boogie boards they got for Christmas...

Science

What’s going on behind the shine?

  • ‘The Art & Science of Gems’ with Van Cleef & Arpels

    June 3, 2016
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    Get your loupes ready, the esteemed high jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is showing us the birth of their exquisite jewellery, whilst celebrating centuries of refined craftsmanship at the upcoming 'The Art & Science of Gems' exhibition in Singapore.

  • October’s Opal Could Prove Life on Mars

    January 18, 2016
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    For time immemorial generations have looked up into the night sky and been subdued by the stars; captivated as they were ushered in alongside their ancestors, to sit in the ‘perfect silence’ that Walt Whitman once described.

  • The Industry Tomorrow | Delivery by Drone

    January 2, 2016
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    Some people argue that science fiction influences the way we look at science - it’s kind of like how documentaries inform us about the lives of others.

  • Peridot, And Other Revelations

    January 1, 2016
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    A lot of people lament the aging of summer, as the long nights approach and the leaves begin to brown like singed paper, however here at QP Jewellers we’ve always loved it. I guess that’s because we don’t see August as the end of anything, really; we just see it as the month of the mysterious Peridot, one of our favourite gemstones.