Although Wallace Chan grew up in extreme poverty, he designs some of the most expensive jewelry in the world. Mr. Chan experiments with technology to make unique pieces at his workshop in Hong Kong.
Dripping with Diamonds
Courtesy Chow Tai Fook Published on Sep 10, 2015
The gallery above depicts a visual journey — from the origins of where one of the world’s rarest and largest diamonds was unearthed, to how it formed the core of an absurdly lavish necklace, made of 11,551 diamonds and hundreds of pieces of jade and jadeite. The piece was designed as a collaboration between jewelry designer Wallace Chan and Hong Kong’s largest jewelry retailer, Chow Tai Fook.
Wallace Chan: Becoming the Gemstone
Courtesy By JONAH M. KESSEL | Dec. 6, 2015 Photo by Billy H.C. Kwok for The New York Times
Asia’s top jewelry designer Wallace Chan arrived at New York’s Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian design museum to give a speech to an audience of jewelry and art professionals and lovers. Along with his speech, Wallace also brought one of his famous jewelry creations “Vividity” for the event.
Wallace Chan is the first Chinese who is invited to attend TEFAF.
Courtesy By SinoVision English Channel Published on Nov 2, 2016
He is known for creating intricate designs within carved gemstones. He brings two new masterpiece to New York this time.
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