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MORALMODA VOL 3 ISSUE NO. 45 JAN/FEB 2022 THE WORLD'S 1ST ART & ECO-LUXURY MAGAZINE

Exclusive Royal cover-story:

H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa Welcoming 2022 with The Royal Investment Summit Under the High Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa, Chairman at The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa MORALMODA | MAGAZINE

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‘Bugatti Sur Mesure’: Official Customization Program Begins with Bespoke Chiron Pur Sport

‘Bugatti Sur Mesure’ becomes the official customization program in response to ever-growing demand for personalized Bugatti creations. The first official ‘Sur Mesure’ creation takes inspiration from Bugatti Grand Prix heroics. All images copyright Bugatti.

CHIRON PUR SPORT: WLTP fuel consumption, l/100 km: low phase 44.56 / medium phase 24.80 / high phase 21.29 / extra high phase 21.57 / combined 25.19; CO2 emissions combined, g/km: 571.64; efficiency class: G

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Crédit photos : L’École des Arts Joailliers.


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Cover story 30 H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa , Chairman at H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa Private Office, Kingdom of Bahrain Interviews 22 Yusuke Akamatsu, artist - discover his universe, France 38 Melinda Woolf, Founder at SDG Futures and Future For Humanity Foundation, USA By Yana Leonova, PhD 40 Isabel Jiménez, Chairwoman MVD Invest Group S.A. and Sr. Advisory Consultant at The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa By Nermin Ahmet FEATURE 37 The Kingdom of Bahrain By Ludwig Nolte-Blanque, PhD

Haute Horology & Jewellery

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17 Art In Time - Monaco debuts in Courchevel 1850

18 La Biennale Grand Palais Éphémère , fine and rare artworks, Paris

24 Best timepieces 2022: Bulgari x MB&F 28 BOVET 1822 and ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS at VILLA D'ESTE, Italy 46 Cartier and Islamic design, Paris By Estelle Arielle Bouchet 47 Gübelin Jewellery 48 Cartier x Rami Kadi - High Jewellery and Haute Couture in Abu Dhabi

19 The winter season's art guide ‘space-time continuity’ Hauser & Wirth, Switzerland 20 THE MOROZOV COLLECTION ICONS OF MODERN ART By The Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris/online 70 Idriss B launches historic NFT art project in Dubai

54 Piaget High Jewellery

71 TO.ORG LAUNCHES ARTIST'S RESIDENCY IN THE GROUNDS OF THE ALPINA GSTAAD, Switzerland

67 The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

73 The Inaugural Diriyah Biennale Jeddah, KSA

73 Dubai Watch Week 2021 Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

74 The Inaugural Red Sea Int. Film Festival, Jeddah, KSA


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Eco-luxury & Lifestyle

14 The 2nd Annual Bugatti Owners Drive, Dubai, UAE 15 The Monaco Yacht Show 17 Carnet de Voyage of Estelle Arielle Bouchet at Courchevel 42 Travel - New Hotells in 2022 44 ELITE Global Leader’s Conference by JABOY Productions, Rome and the Vatican By Liliya Tippetts 64 A Proustian Moment exclusively for Moralmoda Magazine at the Ritz Palace Hotel, Paris 66 Josephine Bonaparte tiaras for sale after 150 years

68 Gemfields - Introduces the NFT series Proof of Donation 69 Carl F. Bucherer funds manta research and conservation efforts in the Maldives 70 GULF AIR at Dubai Airshow 2021 & Expo 2020 Dubai The Luxury Collection 72 Watchaholics - Omar AlBataineh Abdulla Al Ali recepient of award at Aqdar World Summit, UAE 74 The Inaugural Bahrain Fashion Weekend Under the High Patronage of Sheikha Marwa Bint Abdulrahman al Khalifa 73 HINDAMME at Jax District Jeddah, KSA 82 Serge Conesa, CEO & Founder, Immersion4

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Exclusive Royal Cover Story featuring:

H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa Chairman at The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa


This 3rd Royal Volume is prepared by our honorary International Contributors & Editorial Board Members:

Liliya Tippetts Principality of Monaco

VP Moralmoda, Monaco marlidresses.com ArteLia-Consultancy.com

Liliya has an art & business consul-tancy company between London and Monaco (media communication, art & business advisory). She was previously involved in capital raising and wealth management at a London family office. Liliya is also CoFounder of sustainable fashion label MARLI Dresses (MonacoLondon), focusing on designing eco-luxury wardrobe essentials. E-mail to Liliya@artelia.co.uk. M: +33 6 09 10 55

Dr Yana Leonova United Arab Emirates

Business Communication Dir. Moralmoda, The GCC Region

Dr. Leonova is a strong believer in disruptive technology transforming modern industries and businesses. She provides knowledge-based consultancy to multi-tinational startups, R&D teams in the UAE. Dr. Leonova is a frequent speaker and a co-organiser of high-end events devoted to technology (G20 Foundation event in Hamburg 2017 and during Davos World Economic Forum 2020). M: +971585277036.

Estelle Arielle Bouchet France

"Méditerranée en Lumière" mediterranee-en-lumiere.com Estelle is a writer and an international journalist. She has specialized in Art, Costume and Fashion, thus she collaborates with Conde Nast supervising the entire reportage on major issues. She founded the publishing house "Méditerranée en Lumière" whose mission is to protect the Peoples, Cultures and the Sea of the Mare Nostrum. Méditerranée en Lumière published “Secret Egypt” art book, in 2021.

Carlos Mundy Kingdom of Spain

Carlos Mundy was born in Spain. From an early age, he was fascinated by music and history. An art advisor by profession, Carlos Mundy is a published author of several novels and historical essays and currently collaborates as a writer with V Magazine and MoralModa Magazine.

Shalini Passi India

Shalini Passi Art Foundation & MASH (My Art Shalini) mashindia.com shalinipassiartfoundation.com Shalini Passi is the founder of MASH and SPAF (Shalini Passi Art Foundation). She is an India-based Art and Design collector; Patron; Philanthropist; Advisor and Artist. See more on instagram.com/mash_india instagram.com/shalini.passi/ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shalini_Pa ssi

Raquel-Elena Hernandez Díaz Kingdom of Spain

International Relations for "The Diplomatic World" In 2010, she became Director of International Relations for "The Diplomatic World" an organization, subscribed by 68 ambassadors and chaired by Her Majesty, Doña Sofía de Grecia, Queen of Spain. She coorganized Spanish-Russian political forums, in Munich, Prague and Madrid, attended by the ex-President of Spain and the Vice President of Russia.

Emré Erturk Turkey

Designer, VP Moralmoda, TR emrenewyork.com In 2021, Emré Erturk NewYork, celebrated the 25th anniversary with solo Arts shows to honour his art collectors. His design, art and brand are celebrated from Hollywood to India. He was the IT-handbag designer for the Oscars. Emré Erturk NewYork is also being used as a case and as a role model at the New York Parsons School of Design.

Dr Ludwig Nolte-Blanquet Mexico

Dr Nolte-Blanquet is Philosophy Doctor (PhD) from the Freie Universität Berlin, historian, researcher, genealogist and heraldist. His doctoral dissertation was a research on travel literature and its impact on thought and knowledge. He has researched about monarchy, history and genealogy of royal houses and nobility. As heraldist, he has created various Coats of arms.


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attention to the topics highlighted in our 3rd Royal Issue. It is a true honour to unveil the exclusive Royal coverstory featuring interview with H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa, Chairman at The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa from the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa has graciously invited our media house to the Royal Investment Summit under the High Patronage of His Excellency the Sheikh, taking place this January in Dubai. You'll notice that, as always, we've opened the issue with art pages and the most recent fine art events. This year's inaugural Royal edition highlights the latest trends in art, impact investment, fine jewelry, haute horology, blockchain, and more. Reporting from elite events, it is not much to say that sustainable investment is emphasizing all fields of discourse. As my research and interviews in this issue reveal, this new technology has clear advantages for improving the sustainable aspects of the population as well. People are evolving with their cities and environments, and Dubai and the GCC region are entering into a historical next phase that has evidently accelerated the development of prosperity. GCC member states are perceived as leaders in innovation. In Dubai's example, the emirate is poised to be the first government in the world to move all its applicable transactions to blockchain technology.

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With the proactive support of the government, Dubai is home to a growing number of innovators exploring the crypt and blockchain worlds. As part of its efforts to support these disruptive technologies and enhance the UAE's position as a leader in innovation, the Dubai Future Foundation formed the Global Blockchain Council to explore and support transactions on the platform, and this issue looks into similar initiatives. As always, I wish you a lovely time reading these pages

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Abu Dhabi Events

176 cylinders were ready to be fired up as the cars stood proud between the tall pillars of stone that decorate the Al Habtoor Hotel’s entrance.

Bugatti Owners Drive

Illuminated by the dappled sunlight trickling through palm trees on the Arabian Gulf, a fleet of pioneering hyper sports cars took to the palm bordered roads, heading south west from Dubai and down to the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi. The 2nd Annual UAE Bugatti Owners Drive got under way hosted by Al Habtoor Motors, the official Bugatti partner in the UAE.

Hosted by Al Habtoor Motors, in collaboration with Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. Joseph Tayar, the General Manager of the Prestige Division overseeing the portfolio of luxury brands, commented on the occasion: “The Bugatti Owners Drive is a wonderful opportunity for us to reconnect with our customers and show our appreciation towards their support and passion for the brand. We believe in establishing best practices in the region and we are confident this event will soon become a brand staple.”

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The 2nd Annual Bugatti Owners Drive is taking place with exclusive brandnew format dedicated to super cars. The organisers of the event, have launched eleven Bugatti masterpieces on an exciting route Dubai-Abu Dhabi.


Known for its towering skyscrapers, Dubai is a city of vision and innovation. Home to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa served as the ideal backdrop to the equally extraordinary Bugattis.

Among the highly exclusive group of cars was a Chiron Sport1, four Chiron2, one Veyron, one Veyron Grand Sport, and one Veyron Sport Vitesse. Two Chiron Pur Sport3 and one Chiron Super Sport4.

Before getting underway, it was time for a quick briefing from Andy Wallace – motor racing legend, Le Mans-winner and Bugatti Pilote Officiel. Joined by Al Habtoor Motors management, the official Bugatti partner for United Arab Emirates, who revealed what the final destination of the route, which had been kept secret until the last minute, see more at www.bugatti.com.


The Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) curates the showcase of +100 superyachts available for purchase or charter. UNDER THE HIGH PATRONAGE OF H.S.H. PRINCE ALBERT II OF MONACO. FACTS: SUPERYACHTS AVERAGE LENGTH 49m; 37 NEW YACHTS; 88 MOTORYACHTS; 12 SAILING YACHTS. © All images MYS.

The Monaco Yacht Show returns after two years with +100 superyachts and unveils The Superyacht Life Foundation A tailor-made visit experience into superyachting. The MYS showcases a hand-picked selection of companies with ties to the yachting and luxury markets: superyacht builders and designers, yacht brokers, and the providers of tenders, nautical gadgets and water toys, luxury brands, high-end cars and motorbikes, helicopters and private jets. The Superyacht Life Foundation There is much more to this industry than meets the eye. The Superyacht Life Foundation works to correct misconceptions and share the positive aspects of the superyacht community to a wider audience, championing the positive people, places and projects surrounding the superyachting good life. As a non-profit foundation, its mission is to educate and inform, opening up the world of superyachts to new audiences. For more information, please see thesuperyachtlife.com.

BAGLIETTO presents CLUB M THE NEW BAGLIETTO FLAGSHIP YACHT With the Club M superyacht at the MYS, Baglietto reveals a new facet of its identity. This highly contemporary and exciting approach to its superyacht design and construction has just been raised to underline the power of its engine, amplifying the very essence of Baglietto's 21st century image, and exuding a robust and contemporary appeal, by Italian superyacht builder Baglietto founded in Varazze, Italy, in 1854. Baglietto developed a new platform to accommodate the owner’s vision and the unparallel design of Horacio Bozzo’s exterior with both a sporty and elegant character. The interiors have been designed by world- renowned designer Achille Salvagni, recognized for his awardwinning superyachts and his unerring eye for detail. This hull is a completely new naval platform designed with distinct modern features. The boat's technological solutions are worthy of attention, such as acoustic comfort and performance, Baglietto.com. Club M by Baglietto, Horacio Bozzo Design. For 12 guests and 6 crew members.


Carnet de Voyage of Estelle Arielle Bouchet at Courchevel

Courchevel has always been a favorite of mine since I was a child. My father, who had Isère-Savoie ancestors, drove me from Lyon, where he was a renowned surgeon and Professor of Medicine, to introduce me to his passion for skiing and the Alps. He instilled in me a passion for the mountains and ski discipline, which I later shared with my sons.

Favourite dining venues: La Ferme St Amour Groupe Bremant (Refined ambiance and innovative and great food) Best piano bar for a drink with ambiance at Hotel Lana-Maison Tournier.

A tour for sporty and ski items at Bernard d'Orcel and Jean Blanc. Best place for a coffee with a good home made cake: Le Polar. Best crêperie: Le Tremplin. Best hotels : Le Cheval Blanc La Sivolière (family ambiance) Les Airelles

I returned to Courchevel 1850 on a frequent basis with my family and alone, and I am delighted to share with you my Carnet de

Best Ski restaurant -Le Cap Horn ( Groupe Tournier) -Bagatelle

Voyage of my favorite spots, urging you to enjoy this incredible ski resort amid Europe's greatest ski domaine with the three Vallées du Midi. Best Boutiques: Brunello Cucinelli, Max & Moi, and Kamance (Espace Diamant, Italian designers, image

Best ski slope among the largest ski resort of Europe "Les 3 Vallées": La Saulire. See all activities and winter 2022 programe on, www.Courchevel.com

above). And Moncler for the famous "Doudoune" with the great manager Filipe Novais and his talented team. Without forgetting Hermes, Christian Dior, Louis My selection for the preferred artist : Ge Pellini at Galerie 337Espace Diamant Courchevel www.galerie337.com Tel 33 611 77 0418 info@galerie337.com

Vuitton, Gucci and Prada boutique. Also it is pleasure to discover the most extraordinary Tzarines' coats at Maria Shosheva, Grandes Alpes- 1 rue de l'Eglise, Courchevel 1850, tel 33674702404.

®CourchevelTourisme. H. MOSER & CIE (left) Endeavour. Limited Edition 50 pieces. BOVET 1822 (right) Retail Price : 72 400 € including VAT / export price : 60 340 € Monsieur Bovet Virtuoso II Complications : hours, Bovet 1822, Virtuoso VII (below). Wristwatch with two faces, minutes, 7 days power convertible to pocket watch with a chain and to desk watch. reserve indicator. Complications: Perpetual Calendar with retrograde date, 5 Wristwatch with 2 faces and days power reserve indicator, small second. Case Material: convertible to pocket watch White Gold. Limited Edition 100 pieces. Case Material : rose gold Retail Price: 96 000 € including VAT/export price : 80 000 €. Retail Price : 61 200 € including VAT / export price : 51 000 €

Art In Time - Monaco Art In Time, the fine watchmaking gallery in MonteCarlo, launches a collaboration with Swiss watchmakers such as Ferdinand Berthoud, Bovet 1822, Chopard, H. Moser & Cie., Around Five, JohnMikael Flaux, Greubel Forsey, John-Mikael Flaux, L'Epée 1839, MB&F, Ressence Reuge, Urwerk, for an exhibition of rare timepieces in Monaco and Courchevel from the end of 2021. Discover the latest timepieces here and see more at Art-in-time.com.

Image courtesy: Bovet 1822

debuts in Courchevel 1850

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A new impetus for La Biennale Grand Palais Éphémère fine and rare artworks

30 years in presenting the creations of the great jewellers, especially those from the Place Vendome. During La Biennale Paris in 2023 he will exhibit an essential set from the Maison Van Cleef Arpels, alainpautot@yahoo.fr.

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A forward-looking fair As each edition attracts the main players in the art market, dealers, and prominent collectors, the 32nd edition presented 60 high-end galleries and leading art, design and antique dealers, watchmakers and high-end establishments.

A Rare Selection of Art and Antiquities A new version of La Biennale in a prestigious setting in the heart of Paris, was designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, at the Grand Palais Éphémère temporary exhibition hall La Biennale. Prestigious exhibitors at La Biennale included international exhibitors, states Germany, Belgium, China, United States, France, Monaco, United Kingdom, and Switzerland. Jewellers were Maison Vever, Elsa Jin, Horovitz & Totah, Larengregor, Orpheo, alongside Mobilier National, Musée Maillol, Musée de Flandre, Les Ateliers d’Art de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais.

Since 1839, six generations of antique dealers and collectors have alternated at House Costermans, renowned for showing exceptional works of art. In the heart of the prestigious Sablon neighborhood of Brussels, the Costermans family presents in their unique 18th century Mansion, a selection of old masters' paintings in partnership with Cédric Pelgrims de Bigard, and decorative arts from the 17th to the 19th century. Costermans is a member of ROCAD, SNA, and CINOA, info@costermans-antiques.com All images courtesy of labiennaleparis.com.

BERNARD BOUISSET Bulgari (above) Bulgari Vintage turquoise diamond Set ( Earrings and Brooch) Circa 1965

Corsage pin in platinum with diamonds and a fine sapphire pearl

Alain Pautot has been specialized for

The Syndicat National des Antiquaires (SNA), the principal French antique dealers' union, has maintained its flagship Biennale event in Paris, December 2021. The SNA's chairperson, Anisabelle BerèsMontanari, explains: "La Biennale remains one of the most prestigious fairs in the world, ranking alongside other major international art events."

Still life of fruit in and around a wicker basket, Ambrosius Bosschaert II, 1609 - 1645.

Galerie William Diximus (artwork left), located in the heart of the famous Biron market, offers a very eclectic selection of furniture and works of art dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. This passionate antique dealer and ardent defender of French cultural and artistic heritage has been traveling the world in order to find exceptional pieces since 2012. For William Diximus, "holding an antique item is living a unique and fleeting moment". The highly-reputable gallery attracts a large clientele of collectors and museums, seduced by the richness and diversity of the works on sale. Portrait de Louis Philippe Léon Haudebourt (9 déc. 1820 après 1850), fils de l’artiste. Bibliographie : Anonyme, « Exposition au Louvre », Journal des artistes, 31 mars 1833, vol. XIII, p. 224. S. C., « Salon de 1833. Peinture », L’Artiste, tome V, p. 194. Augustin Jal, Les Causeries du Louvre. Salon de 1833, Paris, Charles Gosselin éditeur, 1833, p. 165. galeriewilliamdiximus@hotmail.fr


The 2022 art guide

‘space-time continuity’ Hauser & Wirth Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse 1 16 December 2021 – 22 January 2022

Hauser & Wirth’s new space on Zurich’s high street, Bahnhofstrasse 1 presents ‘space-time continuity’ exhibition that examines the dialogue between Max Bill, artist, designer, theorist, writer, curator and pedagogue, and a group of his contemporaries who explored similar territory to his own art and ideas. Many of the works on display are from Bill’s private collection, showing how he was at the very centre of the conversation to develop a radical new art. The artists featured in this exhibition alongside Max Bill include Josef Albers, Hans Arp, László Moholy-Nagy, Kurt Schwitters, Fritz Glarner and Sophie Taeuber-Arp amongst others.

The art in question can, perhaps, best be defined as the building up of significant patterns from the ever-changing relations, rhythms and proportions of abstract forms, each one of which, having its own causality, is tantamount to a law unto itself. As such, it presents some analogy to mathematics…" – Max Bill (1949) and three-dimensional works spanning from the 1940s to the 1970s. The exhibition offers a way to understand Bill’s own consistent journey as an artist in the context of an ongoing aesthetic conversation and exploration of form.

Art and the Continuum The title ‘space-time continuity’ refers to Bill’s as well as Vantongerloo’s engagement with mathematics, logic and physics, and with the crucial impact of Albert Einstein on their work, in particular Einstein’s Theory of Relativity (1915), which

explored the link between space and time. Building on his teacher Hermann Minkowski’s geometric interpretation of relativity, Einstein united the three spatial dimensions and the fourth dimension of time and introduced the idea of the spacetime continuum. Such a continuum was expressed by Bill and by Vantongerloo in a variety of materials, as they explored the possibilities of topological form and ideas of continuity and infinity in their work hauserwirth.com.

Max Bill’s contribution stems from the way we define and describe the art on view: the precise manner he approached the use of terms such as abstract, concrete, construction, non-objective; and the relationship between art, geometry, and mathematics. At the centre of the exhibition is an extraordinary, white marble sculpture by Bill, titled ‘konstruktion aus einem kreisring’ (Construction from a Ring) (1942), which is shown alongside twoTop right: Max Bill, acht flächen gleicher grösse (Eight Fields of Equal Surface), 1970-1971, oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm, image: Georges Vantongerloo. ©2021 ProLitteris.

Above left: Max Bill, konstruktion aus einem kreisring (Construction from a Ring), 1942, white marble, 39.2 x 39.9 x 39.9 cm. Right: Max Bill, drei linien (Three Lines), 1944-1946, oil on canvas, 110 x 105 cm, all images © 2021 ProLitteris, Zurich Collection of Angela Thomas, Zumikon. Courtesy the max bill georges vantongerloo foundation and Hauser & Wirth. Photos above by Jon Etter.

Hauser & Wirth's forthcoming art programme, launches with Ed Clark Without a Doubt from 19 January – 20 April 2022

The role of colour changed radically with the work of pioneering artists from Hilma Hauser & Wirth Zurich, Limmatstrasse af Klint to Hélio Oiticica, and with Yves 20 January – 12 March 2022: A painter... Klein, whose work ‘Total Speed (Crazed of sorts, Allan Kaprow. Selected Works Blue)’ 1958 will be presented 1953 – 1975. Chromophilia curated by Tanya 'A painter... of sorts' Barson Allan Kaprow, one of the most influential Chromophilia show presents artists: David artists of the 20th Century, who embarked Batchelor, Phyllida Barlow, Frank Bowling, upon a career of intellectually rigorous, Larry Bell, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer site-specific, and timed works that defied Geta Brătescu, Alexander Calder, Mary commoditization and ultimately gave birth Heilmann, Günther Förg, Jason Rhoades, to performance and installation art; ‘Happenings’ and ‘Environments’. Pipilotti, Elisabeth Wild and more...

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including two exhibitions at

Above: Ed Clark. Without a Doubt, Hauser & Wirth London. This exhibition is the artist’s first ever solo presentation in the UK and follows his inclusion in the landmark touring exhibition ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983.’ Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Until the 20th century, colour in Western, art was chiefly subordinated to line and form. Its emancipation in modern art came with the advent of movements such as impressionism, pointillism, fauvism, or the aptly named Blue Rider.


THE MOROZOV COLLECTION ICONS OF MODERN ART The Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris/online 22 September 2021 - 22 February 2022 Can’t visit the Fondation Louis Vuitton? The Fondation will come to you!

Above: Mikhaïl Vroubel, Lilas, Russie, province de Tchernigov, village d’Ivanovo, 1901 Huile sur toile, 214,0 × 342,0 cm. Galerie nationale Trétiakov, Moscow. © Courtesy the Foundation. Left: Edvard Munch, Nuit blanche (Filles sur le pont), Osgarstrand, 1903,Huile sur toile 86,0 × 75,8 cm, Musée d’État des beaux-arts Pouchkine, Moscow. RIGHT: Konstantin Korovin, In a Boat, Moscow region, 1888. Oil on canvas, 53.5 × 42.5 cm. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

The highly anticipated exhibition, which is the second in the Icons of Modern Art series, has been delayed earlier. The length and impressive size of the exhibit are not impacted, however, by counting 200 master-pieces of modern French and Russian art, never before presented outside of Russia. It is an extraordinary event, even for the Fondation Louis Vuitton. Its Icons of Modern Art series debuted with the Shchukin Collection in 2016, which had nearly 1.3 million visitors.

art collection privately owned by Mikhaïl Abramovich Morozov (1870-1903) and his brother Ivan Abramovich Morozov (18711921), who dominated Moscow’s cultural life at the turn of the 20th century, in a competition to secure the most splendid artworks and names, in much the same way as the Tretyakovs, Mamontovs, Riabouchinskys and Shchukins did, on the advice of Parisian leading art dealers; Paul Durand-Ruel, Ambroise Vollard, Georges Bernheim, Eugène Druet, Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler - their art acquisitions led to the international reputation of modern French painters.

This time, the Foundation invites visitors to Paris and online to discover the invaluable universe of old master painters of the 19th and 20th centuries, led by Manet, Rodin, Monet, Pissarro, Lautrec, Renoir, Sisley, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso. From the Russian art masters, the names of Repin, Vrubel, Korovin, Golovin, Serov, Larionov, and more, augment the sublimely refined

Creativity and competition Mikhaïl and Ivan Morozov's enviable collection of the world's greatest painters, that the brothers established during the radical movements in late 19th-century art, catalogues some of the period's most important artworks, such as Henri Matisse's, Still life with The Dance, (1909), where the artist cleverly inserts his signature painting motive as a background to the painting's central motive. This iconic masterwork was preceded by Matisse’s two earlier famous works; Dance which was already commissioned with its matching painting Music by the influential Russian collector Sergei Shchukin in 1909. Characterised by its simplicity and energy, this ecstatic bacchanalia left a lasting mark on 20th-century art. Dance was painted at the height of the Fauvism aesthetic and embodies the emancipation from Western art’s traditional conventions of representation.

Live Tours online with Louis Vuitton Given the public’s enthusiastic response to the Morozov Collection exhibition, since it opened on 22 September 2021, the Fondation offers even greater access to one of the world’s foremost collections of Impressionist and Modern art. The Fondation now offers live tours (a 360° online tour platform with real-time

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commentary) of the exhibition and the iconic Frank Gehry-designed building in which it’s installed.

Still life with The Dance, does not only hold profound meaning in its composition, but it also demonstrates the context of its creation and how the artist surpasses himself for Ivan Morizov with a painting unlike any from his Dance series. The Morozovs and Russian art The Morozovs also collected a great deal of Russian art - nearly 400 paintings by the leading 19th-century painters such as the Realist, Symbolist, Impressionist, and Post-Impressionist movements such as Vrubel, Korovin, Golovin, Serov, Outkine,


as well as by Larionov, Mashkov, Konchalovsky, Saryan, and Konenkov. After the October Revolution in 1917, the Morozov collection was nationalized in 1918 ,and ten years later, the world’s first museum of modern art, the State Museum of Modern Western Art/ GMNZI, was opened in Ivan Morozov’s Moscow mansion. From the 1930s to 1948, the collections was divided between the State Hermitage Museum, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and the Tretyakov Gallery.

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The landmark exhibition is part of the ICONS OF MODERN ART series, organized by the Fondation Louis Vuitton in partnership with the State Hermitage Museum (Saint-Petersburg), the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (Moscow) and the State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow).

Pursuing the Fondation Louis Vuitton’s mission of showcasing exclusive holdings of the Collection to a broader public, the Foundation's international galleries have two ongoing exhibitions in Asia. Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo present for the first time in Japan the iconic monumental triptych Class War, Militant, Gateway (1986) by Gilbert & George, within the framework of the ongoing “Hors-les-murs” programme. This programme unfolds at the Espaces Louis Vuitton in Tokyo, Munich, Venice, Beijing, Seoul and Osaka. Espace Louis Vuitton Seoul presents a new exhibition of works by Andy Warhol. ollowing the tributes to Alberto Giacometti and Gerhard Richter, see fondationlouisvuitton.fr. Left: Henri Matisse, Triptyque marocain, La porte de la Casbah, Tanger, 1912-1913. Huile sur toile, 116,0 × 80,0 cm. Musée d’État des beaux-arts Pouchkine, Moscow. © Succession H. Matisse.

Secret Egypt, (Fr. Egypte Secrète) art book in French-English, by Estelle Arielle Bouchet in a precious turquoise and gold box, 280 pages. Available to order at Méditerranée en Lumière Publisher: medlumiere@gmail.com

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Artist Yusuke Akamatsu, all images all rights reserved.

Yusuke Akamatsu's universe adds colours to our hearts

Akamatsu, who was born in Japan, is passionate about addressing world challenges and social concerns so that we can think about them and take action.

In the presence of a culture, I combine it with inspiration that springs up, and I enjoy the works produced by that distance. It also means that the quality and content of the works will change from country to country. So for me, culture is a "palette". It is an essential item. MM: How is multiculturalism presented nowadays in art? Y. A.: I feel as if the current multiculturalism is being "tested". People should weed out the overflowing doctrines, to move on to the next step. Good things do change, they will remain for the posterity.

His painting "Dance of the Sun and Green" (right) will be donated to the Al Jalila Foundation, a non-profit healthcare organization esta-blished in Dubai dedicated to changing lives through medical education and research. MM: Being born in Japan, and today based in Paris, how much do different cultures influence your creating and artworks? Yusuke Akamatsu: I have been wandering around the world for the last 24 years. And in every country, I am part of the life of that country. This whyI feel close to its culture, even though I am a foreigner. And I only have very limited language skills, as I am a stranger. I constantly observe the culture of the country I live, and it inspires me. Once you get comfortable with a language, you start living as if you were in your own motherland. For me, it takes away the excitement. .

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Yusuke Akamatsu,"Dance of the sun and green" (180 x 135 cm, Japanese paper).


Art is also a "dialogue". In that sense, like for other media, a new wave is taking place that is also "tested". Whether it is well expressed is a question for future generations to answer. MM: Your installations were displayed recently at the Saatchi Gallery in London. What are today's converging points in the contemporary art scene between London and Paris? Y. A.: Speaking of activities in 2021, I strongly felt that, in London, "expression is an interaction with entertainment". In Paris, I felt a “change within conservatism”, but was it “collapse?” or “birth?”. I believe Art is something unique and special, and it must be independent. In this sense, I see each as a “process of evolution." MM: You are the first filmmaker to produce a feature length movie entirely shot on an iPhone (‘Sheep That Cannot Sleep’ was released in 2011). What are the advantages of this medium and which other areas do you perceive of interest for you as an artist? Y. A.: I have created three artworks, of which some are experimental. I do everything by myself: director, scriptwriter, camera and editor. Using only an iPhone. I started this 10 years ago. At that time, no one recognized this as artwork, but now it is common practice.

Kazuo Nakamura, Nakamura Keith Haring Collection's Founder at Yamanashi (Japan), and Yusuke Akamatsu exchanging views.

MM: This year from the 23rd to the 24th January in Dubai, your art will be exhibited during the Royal Investment Summit, which is part of the global calendar of events titled Future Of Humanity. How is contemporary art linked to humanity today? Y. A.: I think art is a "mirror", a "dialogue partner", and "one of the ways" for human evolution. A work that we perceive full of life also gets the energy of the viewer, and it proves that life is shared between the works and their author. I think that people want to connect with art to feel their own vitality. Now, the world has an urge for such opportunity. Artists must be more vibrant to create and to connect with people. MM: How important is it for you as an artist to support philanthropic projects? Y. A.: For us artists, it is quite natural. We offer support for the sake of somebody or something, and this way we feel part of the world, and it is a good thing. www.yusukeakamatsu.com Yusuke Akamatsu's art exhibition takes place at The RitzCarlton, JBR, (UAE) during The Royal Investment Summit January 22-24, 2022.

Akamatsu draws with his fingers on the screen of his smartphone. Tokyo.

I will continue to create 'video' artworks using this method. Currently, I am working on two creations, which can be shown in museums and galleries. Another work will be screened in so-called movie theaters and distributed. The good point of this genre is that you can take advantage of the effects of time. And you can stage actors. My current interest is in the fusion of "my work" and "video".

I think art is a "mirror", a "dialogue partner", and "one of the ways" for human evolution."

Y. Akamatsu, "Storyteller" (120 x 80 cm), Acrylic/Glass. Courtesy Akamatsu.

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Best watches in 2022 Part l

The MB&F's award-winning watch becomes bejewelled by Bulgari

The Bulgari Maison's fondnes for its love of cabochon-cut coloured gems, infuses the new models expressing Mediterranean warmth and exuberance. The new LM Flying T collection perfectly pairs the Roman exuberance with the Swiss radical design aesthetics that define MB&F's complex mechanical timepieces.

When MB&F first unveiled its Legacy Machine Flying T at Baselworld in 2019, the collection already had three models, ranging from the simplest with black lacquer dial plate, to the most opulent with an 18k white gold, case and dial plate fully set with diamonds.

Bulgari's bloom beneath MB&F's dome This unusual construction has a new case entirely redesigned by Bulgari, which should "give it a futuristic, UFOlike profile," according to the brand's notes, but this is difficult to judge from the images purely.

For each of the 20 + 20 timepieces composing the two rose and white gold limited editions, Bulgari’s jewellers have carefully selected tourmaline, tsavorite, rubellite, amethyst, tanzanite and topaz, in an exceptional composition forming a full circle around the movement. All images courtesy of MB&F, except leftimage © Bulgari, GPHG.

The new partner is Bulgari, who seems to have a difficult task, namely to improve MB&F's award-winning and first ever ladies' timepiece.

Legacy Machine Flying T The vertically-built movement—topped by a 60-second flying tourbillon—is designed in such a way that only its owner can read the time, with hours and minutes displayed at a 50-degree angle. The case-back reveals the sun-shaped oscillating weight, winding a barrel that ensures a generous 100-hour power reserve. A sapphire crystal dome tops it, beneath which one can admire the organic life of the movement.

Swiss-based horological concept laboratory and watchmaker MB&F unveils its second collaboration with fine jewellery house, and the first with Bulgari, after a successful project with Boucheron in 2010 - the so-called "JwlryMachine".

Top image left - Bulgari’s Product Creation Executive Director, Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, and MB&F’s Founder and Creative Director, Maximilian Büsser. Top image right, the orginal Legacy Machine Flying T winner of Ladies Complication GPHG prize in 2019. Above artisan image from Bulgari's ateliers. Left - new LM Flying T Allegra adorned with For the white gold version: diamonds, tsavorites, topaz, amethyst, tanzanite, tourmaline.

The beautiful artisans work on high jewellery watch by Bulgari demonstrates the brands iconic design, in which the boundaries between watches and jewels are voluntarily fluid. The new collection is presented at the new Bulgari Palace Hotel in Paris and Bulgari Hotel & Resorts Dubai, see more at Mbandf.com.

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As the grand finale of a Fall/Winter season which raised the bar in so many ways, Christie’s presents Watches Online: An Important Private Collection. Held between December 2nd and 14th, Geneva, 2 to 14 December 2021 this important auction featured more than 300 marvels of horological mastery in the

form of pocket watches and clocks dating from the 18th century to the present day, A collection of timepieces that set the all from an important and rare European benchmark for horological mastery and collection passionately built and curated continues to inspire contemporary over the course of a lifetime. watchmakers.

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An exceptional

collection auctioned

27 pieces from this collection have been offered in Geneva’s Rare and Important Watches sales this November and sold 100% to international collectors from around the globe. A true testament to the art of watchmaking, from ‘simple’ complications to tourbillons, from perpetual calendars to minute repeaters, and everything in-between the full range of uncompromisingly masterful watchmaking is represented in this collection. The fruit of inspired creativity and physics-defying engineering by horologists who defined their era and shaped the measurement of time as we know it today, such as Breguet, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Ilbery, Henry Capt can be retraced in this collection.

What is astonishing about this collection is the sheer breadth of different complications. What we see here is the lifetime passion of a private collector, offering a unique opportunity to share a journey – and to discover timepieces that have never been on the market or rediscover others that have been unattainable for so long, and each of the 316 pieces is in remarkably pristine condition.”

- Rémi Guillemin, Head of Watches, Christie’s Geneva.

Above left - Breguet, yellow gold and enamel pocket watch Ref. 30692. Circa 1840. This timepiece embodies the quintessence of the Métiers d’Art. The dial presents a white enamel with Turkish numerals. Est. CHF 20,000-30,000 - EUR 20,000-29,000. Right - Ilbery, yellow gold, enamel and diamond-set openface pocket watch, Ref. 5486. Circa 1800. Est. CHF 25,000-35,000 – EUR 24,000-34,000. All images courtesy of Christie's,

The auction features highlights such as rare trio of the iconic Patek Philippe Chronograph and Perpetual Calendar lo w be caliber Ref. 1518; 2499ashand 3971. On a Cr more high-jewelryrtiernote, the auction a C featured a beautiful pair of “his & hers” @ Vacheron Constantin “Lady Kalla” timepieces. A symbol of historical watchmaking virtuosity combined with haute joaillerie skills. For more information, please visit: antiquorum.swiss.

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 2499, 4th SERIES RETAILED BY GÜBELIN, very fine, exceptional, manual wind, 18Kyellow gold perpetual calendar chronograph. Estimate: CHF250,000–450,000 Produced in 1982 and sold the following year by retailer Gübelin. Part of the fourth seriesmade in the early 1980’s, the Ref. 2499 is one of the most iconic models ever produced by the brand. Introduced as the successor to the Ref. 1518, this model was produced for over a 35-year period until the fourth series, as shown with this lot. Approximately 9 pieces were produced each year in the atelier in Geneva, and 349 pieces were made in total during its production

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Breguet’s art and style have stood the test of time. The Classique collection is the true epitome of this. It combines the distinctive, characteristic features of the Maison, ©Breguet.

Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Anniversaire 5365 BREGUET, INVENTOR OF THE TOURBILLON celebrates 220th anniversary On June 26, 1801, Abraham-Louis Breguet secured a patent for his “watch compensating for all of the inequalities that may be found in the balance wheel and mainspring”. Breguet named his invention the “tourbillon” (or “whirlwind”) in line with the common practice at the time to use terms connected to astronomy. Exactly 220 years later, the House of Breguet is paying homage to its founder’s invention, in the form of the very limited Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Anniversaire 5365. This model available to 35 lucky collectors, the same number of tourbillon watches made during Abraham-Louis Breguet’s lifetime—is a heartfelt tribute to the timeless aesthetic and visionary genius of the master watchmaker. In its attempts at authenticity, Breguet’s design for this timepiece is elegant and understated, reaffirming the brand’s standards put in place by its founder, Breguet.com.

BALANCIER S² THE NEW GREUBEL FORSEY FLAGSHIP With the GMT Sport and the original Balancier S, Greubel Forsey revealed a new facet of its identity. This highly contemporary and exciting approach to fine watchmaking has just been raised to the power of 2, amplifying the very essence of Greubel Forsey, and exuding a robust and contemporary appeal. The Balancier S² isolates the most powerful elements of the original Balancier S and accentuates and modernises them. Instead of soft curves and a discreet overall aesthetic, the Balancier S² is all about contrast and power. It shares the movement of its predecessor but introduces a new titanium case and bracelet reinforces this dynamic, through new finishing and new design codes. For the first time, the central double-arched titanium bridge which holds the gear train is openworked. The Balancier S² affirms its place in the Haute Horlogerie of today and tomorrow as a timepiece that sacrifices nothing to the excellence of Swiss watchmaking Both dark and light dial models will be made in very craftsmanship. Greubel Forsey has completely eliminated the use of animal limited editions between 2022 and 2025, see more on leather from all of its straps. Starting January 1, 2022, 100% of Greubel Forsey straps are crafted from high quality plant-based materials. No plastic will be used Greubelforsey.com. as a replacement. © GREUBEL FORSEY.

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Note the unobstructed view from this side of the 1809 Cobalt Blue 41 mm. Indeed, the mechanism Signature Mystérieuse is based on a small oscillating weight, used not for winding but to power the automaton driving the initials C and G.

Charles Girardier introduces the 1809 Cobalt Blue 41 mm the first men's version of the Mysterious Signature flying tourbillon Following through on the win in the Ladies' Complication category at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2020, Charles Girardier now unveils the 1809 collection to a male audience during the WATCHPRO Salon in London, November 2021. The 1809 Cobalt Blue 41 mm pushes the boundaries of the possible in watchmaking, and combines a grand feu enamel dial with an Haute Horlogerie movement, which is the subject of a patent application. Charles Girardier was created in 2018 by Patrick A. Ulm from Geneva, Charles-Girardier.com.

8905 - Reine de Naples Love takes flight Breguet has attired the Reine de Naples in celestial poetry. The white mother-of-pearl featuring fluffy “clouds” that appear to float between the moonphase display and the subdials. 28-pieces limited edition.

An emblem of feminine watchmaking, the Reine de Naples collection draws its inspiration from the first wristwatch in history, delivered in 1812 to Napoleon's sister, the elegant Caroline Murat, Queen of Naples.



All: 1822 and Rolls-Roycemotorcars.com ©.

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS and BOVET 1822

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Following three years of research and development, RollsRoyce's utterly unique coach-built "Boat Tail" commission that integrates 100% bespoke BOVET timepieces made its global public debut at the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on October 2, 2021 (Bovet models above). The accomplishment is something never realized before in either industry and was unveiled by Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, stating that "it is a truly historic moment for the marque. We are leading a modern coach-building movement that takes the wider luxury industry into an entirely different space, where hyper-personalisation and contemporary patronage provide essentially limitless possi-bilities." (left) Although it is not the first time cars and watches have joined forces, the collaboration required extraordinary engineering and coordination from both partners in order to integrate their components into a one-of-a-kind product. A long-time Rolls-Royce collector, Mr. Pascal Raffy, the owner of Bovet 1822, himself underlined his excitement "to have an opportunity to work on such a special bespoke project". Mr. Raffy’s connection to the motor world extends further, with the iconic Italian design house Pininfarina and the manufacturer, Automobili Pininfarina. BOVET also showed novelties at the Monaco GP 2021. Furthermore, see Rolls-roycemotorcars.com.

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An interview with

H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa The Chairman of the Board at H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa Private Office

H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa, Chairman at The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa, Member of the Ruling Family – Kingdom of Bahrain.

In the following pages, H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa gives an in-depth interview ahead of the forthcoming Royal Investment Summit, which is set to take place under His Excellency's High Patronage, 22–24 January 2022. We started by asking His Excellency about the general theme of this year’s Royal Investment Summit. H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa: The theme for the Summit this year will focus on the ‘Future of Investments in the GCC’. Following the major success of the previous virtual edition in late June this year, the 2nd Edition comes with a stellar lineup of 60+ speakers, 250 high-level delegates, key panels providing global diversified insight, and exclusive fireside chats with industry leaders and pioneers. The platform is an ideal opportunity for UHNW Private Investors, Royal Family members, Prominent Business Owners, Holdings from around the world, to evaluate the best investment opportunities.

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The new edition will also host exclusive pitches, where selected corporates will present their innovative solutions with a primary focus on AI, FinTech, HealthTech, Sustainability, and more. MM: What are some of the major themes and high-level discussions on the agenda for the Royal Summit? Which groups of family offices, funds, companies, enterprises, and marketplaces will be represented? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: Key themes and topics of the new edition revolve around Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, investment and sustainability, Blockchain, Mobility, Education, Health-tech, Mental Health, Green Hydrogen, Smart Cities, AI & Machine Learning - Robotics, Sustainability, Venture Capital, the revolution of the sports and media industry, Real Estate, and Cybersecurity. The summit speakers include regional and global executives and pioneers from well-renowned industries such as Pfizer, NEOM, Knowledge Fund Establishment, The Red Sea Deve-


lopment Company, Masdar, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Bahrain, VISA, Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (an initiative of Dubai Silicon Oasis - Government of Dubai), Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), Nexus Digital Technology, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), Microsoft for Startup, Liht Organics, Amanat Holding, Lootah Global Capital, Al Fardan Exchange, BinGhatti Holding, Singularity, and many more to be announced. The Summit will

present extensive and diversified content collected from a plethora of the most notable investors, economists, and business consultants, to optimize the participation of all involved delegates.

All pages of article, all images all rights reserved of The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa.

MM: How does the Royal Investment Summit emphasise the aspects of impact investment, leadership, family governance, technology and philanthropy? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: The 2nd Edition will bring SWF experts and family offices from Monaco, Africa, UAE, and more, who will highlight the GCC investments outlook and family office trends alongside exclusive fireside chats with key representatives to share their insights from their global perspective. The summit will host panels with a focus on FinTech that will be addressed by global speakers from VISA, Al Fardan Exchange, ADGM and more. The new edition will focus heavily on sustainability and sustainable investments with several discussions with several funds, sovereign wealth funds and regulatory institutions. As mentioned before, startups and corporates will be presenting their cuttingedge solutions in AI, FinTech, HealthTech, Sustainability, and more.

"We are leading the movement when it comes to integrating values and investment strategies. Our office invests in and supports organizations that are impacting their communities and disrupting the status quo. When it comes to the beauty and healthcare sectors, we highlighted Omé Organics and Lihtorganics that will cater to the post-pandemic consumer that is increasingly seeking out products and brands that align with their values. The pandemic has shifted consumer choice and forced people to incorporate better healthcare practices, which has created larger opportunities for market growth and expansion in this sector."

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The Objective of the Royal Investment Summit MM: Impact investing, leadership, family governance, technology, and charity are all priorities for the Royal Investment Summit. What policies at the macro level motivate His Excellency's objective to grow and the annual Royal event to expand over time? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: The 2nd Edition will bring SWF experts and family offices from Monaco, Africa, UAE, and more, who will highlight the GCC investment outlook and family office trends, alongside exclusive fireside chats with key representatives to share their insights from their global perspective. The summit will host panels with a focus on FinTech that will be addressed by global speakers from VISA, Al Fardan Exchange, ADGM and more. The new edition will focus heavily on sustainability and sustainable investments, with several discussions with several funds, sovereign wealth funds, and regulatory institutions. As mentioned before, startups and corporates will be presenting their cuttingedge solutions in AI, FinTech, HealthTech, sustainability, and more. MM: How has the Royal Investment Summit grown over time, and what macro policies are driving His Excellency's mission to accelerate and extend organizations' activities in GCC countries? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: Our mission is to increase awareness and highlight innovative organizations and their products/services through continual support and new opportunities in alliance with our global network of partners and affiliations. We have a global network, strategic affiliations and partners that are part of our team that support us in facilitating these relationships and expansions. We enable these organizations the opportunity to understand the GCC business ecosystem and establish potential partnerships and linkages so that they can do business successfully and contribute to the Gulf economy. MM: What challenges of the present day in terms of communication, travel and export could affect the operations of family offices? How does His Excellency seek to outperform the competition and challenges? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: We believe that effective communication and transparency across all elements of what we do, especially now, is crucial. In a complex environment, we have heavily focused on our operations and governance processes and created a better system of liaising with our network and partners. We have always monitored the changes, updates, and regulatory shifts to make sure the supported organizations are aware of these changes. Seamless access and communication are key. It works the same way with our partners that are based in different markets to keep us aligned with these shifts and come up with solutions together. Collaboration, now more than ever, has to be utilized at all fronts.

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In a post-pandemic world, we need to harness our values, embrace technology, build a resilient culture and way of thinking, and repurpose our wealth into sectors and changemakers that have the foresight for a stronger future. In our 2nd Edition, we will be hosting a panel titled "Future Investments trends for Family Offices" which will be moderated by an SWF expert based in KSA. MM: In the pursuit of progress and achieving the goals set by His Excellency as the Chairman, one of His Excellency's values highlights the importance of "Plan Beyond Tomorrow"? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: Our vision is to drive change through innovation, especially now when no sector of the economy has been immune from the downturn. However, our role, despite these challenges, is to create a path beyond tomorrow, and focus on break-through investments and innovations that can transform countries, cities, and companies alike. We have a keen focus on emerging sectors and trends, especially those that were completely transformed during the pandemic, and those that are transforming our future. MM: In the light of academic background from abroad and expert knowledge of His Excellency’s home region, how does His Excellency envision the future development of Bahrain and the bordering GCC countries? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: We are witnessing a shift right now, with GCC Countries back on path to economic growth. We will list some trends here; we’ve seen an increased adoption of ESG policies, as we believe the Middle East is central to global ESG development. Corporates in the MENA region are ramping up their efforts to implement ESG frameworks and policies, and address their ESG impacts. In every part of the world, not just the GCC, there was an accelerated push of digital transformation in several sectors including retail and commerce, education, banking and financial services, and government office work which have shifted almost all their services to digital channels. We’ve also seen investments in the telecommunications frontier, which is a strategic investment sector for diversification. One prime example is Batelco; the leading integrated communications' provider establishing a presence in the FinTech world. MM: The Kingdom of Bahrain achieved becoming a digital economy and the region's FinTech hub. What led to this unique position? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: The Kingdom's success within the FinTech ecosystem is due to having a forwardthinking and innovative financial regulator; the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). The CBB has passed several key regulations in the country, including some like the open banking regulations, which became a requirement on 30 June 2019, the personal data protection law, investment limited partnership law, crowdfunding regulations in relation to equity-based, debt-based, and Shariah-based financing, and much more.



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The Kingdom of Bahrain

Bahrain is emerging from the pandemic with a bold plan, and has achieved several milestones. The Kingdom announced a 5-pillar new growth strategy which includes new labour market reforms, regulatory reforms package, strategic projects plan, six new sector strategies implemented across oil and gas; tourism; logistics; financial services; telecommunications, IT and digital economy; and the manufacturing sector, and a fiscal program update. Early this month, the Bahrain Economic Development Board announced the launch of the investment platform that allows investors to access investment opportunities in the kingdom’s strategic projects. The invest.bh platform enables investors to explore current and future investable projects in the kingdom across a wide range of sectors, including industrial, infrastructure, tourism and housing projects. Additionally, the Kingdom of Bahrain launched a new strategic project plan to invest $30 billion in over 20 new projects, including the construction of five new offshore cities. The strategic project plan will see infrastructure development, including a new causeway connecting Bahrain to Saudi Arabia. Other big news includes CitiBank launching a global Technology Hub in Bahrain. This will be one of the most advanced in the region, with the aim of creating 1,000 coding jobs over the next ten years.

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hinking and innovative financial regulator; the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). The CBB has passed several key regulations in the country, including some like the open banking regulations, which became a requirement on 30 June 2019, the personal data protection law, investment limited partnership law, crowdfunding regulations in relation to equitybased, debt-based, and Shariah-based financing, and much more. The CBB's Fintech & Innovation Unit also manages the Regulatory Sandbox, which was set up in June 2017 to allow businesses, including start-ups, to test, formulate, and develop fintech products in a protected environment. The Kingdom also set up the Bahrain FinTech Bay, which is one of the leading FinTech Hubs in MENA, where startups and corporates get the opportunity to become part of the region's most dynamic and diverse FinTech network. Additionally, Bahrain FinTech Bay hosts several acceleration programs and offers certificate programs such as the Georgetown FinTech Program, Entrepreneurship Masterclass, SC Women in Tech and much more. Bahrain is home to several incubators, accelerators, seed investors, and supporting organizations in Bahrain, including Flat6Labs, Brinc, C5 Accelerator and more, with plans to set up. MM: Does the private office collaborate with other international partners, and how does His Excellency leverage the global network to meet the goals? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: Internally, our office has brought on board senior consultants and formed an advisory board, bringing to the table experts and counselors including legal advisors, financial consultants, and healthcare professionals. In terms of our network, we collectively combine our efforts and work with Governments, Institutional Funds, Agencies, Corporations, SMEs and startups to achieve our objectives. The private office consistently forms and develops strategic alliances and collaborates with well-renowned organisations that share our collective vision to create long-term growth in key sectors and markets where we can play a crucial role. Some of our partnerships include Nexus Digital Technologies, Ome’ Organics, Liht Organics and others. We believe establishing strong connections with like-minded corporates and individuals can achieve greater things much faster. Our global network spans key industries such as Blockchain, technology and artificial intelligence, manufacturing, oil and gas, renewable energy, tourism and lifestyle, real estate, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and much more.

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MM: What is the advantage of the Kingdom of Bahrain's unique geographical position in the region when it comes to trade, business, and investment? H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz al Khalifa: Bahrain’s central location makes it the gateway to the Middle East. The Kingdom is 30 minutes from Saudi Arabia; the region’s largest economy, and has the easiest and most direct access to all of the GCC’s airport hubs, with 1-hour flights from Bahrain International Airport. Despite its central position, world-class infrastructure, and its highly skilled bilingual local workforce; Bahrain's operating costs remain amongst the lowest in the Gulf. In early 2016, Bahrain created an action plan towards becoming a digital economy and the region’s FinTech hub. Since then, the Kingdom launched the region’s first Regulatory Sandbox and has passed more forward-thinking regulations for corporates and startups than any other country in the GCC. It has been acknowledged as the GCC’s financial capital, comprising 367 local, regional and global institutions. The financial industry is the largest non-oil contributor to Bahrain’s real GDP. In terms of ICT and transportation, Bahrain has a highly developed network and system, with over USD 32 billion in infrastructure and real estate developments that are in progress, which will create wide-reaching future opportunities for investors across sectors as they approach completion. Other factors include a high quality of life (was ranked fourth in terms of the cost of living in the Middle East), excellent educational institutions, healthcare and shopping facilities, and much more. In terms of foreign investment, unlike in some countries, investors in Bahrain can benefit from 100% foreign ownership in most sectors with no need for a local partner. There is active participation of the private sector in industry activities, flexible financing mechanisms are available for projects; and much more.

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The Kingdom of Bahrain

Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa

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he Al-Khalifa dynasty has ruled for nine generations of sovereigns in the Kingdom of Bahrain, since almost 240 years. After defeating the Persians, who had conquered these Arabian islands, in the Battle of Zubarah (in Qatar), July 23rd, In 1783, the Arabian Sheikh Ahmed bin Muhammad Al-Khalifa (1783–1795), born in Kuwait and known as Al Fateh, the Conqueror, founds his dynasty and begins to rule the country.

At present, the King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa (Emir from 1999 to 2002 and King since then) has managed to make Bahrain a prosperous, peaceful, and happy Kingdom, where modernity, international cultures and people from around the world have blended with Arabian traditions. All these framed in a diverse economy, that has developed, in addition to oil, other industries such as construction, tourism, finance and many others, attracting capital from all over the world. By Dr Ludwig Nolte-Blanque

Since then, the Al-Khalifa dynasty has ruled Bahrain, first as Hakim (lord or ruler) from 1783 to 1971, then as Emir (prince) from 1971 to 2002, and finally as King since 2002. In 1932, the archipelago’s economy, based mainly on pearl diving, was radically transformed to oil exploitation under the rule of Hakim Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa (1932–1942), the great grandfather of the current king.

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The Lady Behind The Curtain,

an interview with Isabel Jiménez Chairwoman MVD Invest Group S.A. and Sr. Advisory Consultant at The Private Office of H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa al Khalifa

A low-key figure, Ms. Isabel Jiménez prefers to stay largely out of the spotlight, although she has received media attention and accolades over recent years thanks to her involvement in several trade and investment deals and philanthropic activities.

MoralModa: Low-key personalities are strong or not? Isabel Jiménez: This is due to the fact that we live in a society that increasingly prizes overconfidence and exuberance, and we can easily be confused. Maintaining a low profile does not intimidate people, and it can also be beneficial in the workplace. Being a private person has no negative connotations.

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M.M.: How do you split your time between Panama City, Barcelona, and Monaco? I. J.: I’ve been in Monaco now for almost two years. Before that, I lived practically everywhere – I was in Spain for school, Geneva for university, back home to Barcelona for a bit, then went to France and Panama City, where I have resided for the past 12 years. I consider myself to be a true global citizen, and I enjoy traveling throughout the world. As with many of us, COVID-19 reminded me of what truly matters in life. In March of last year, I escaped to Monaco to be closer to my parents and sister, who live in Madrid. So now I spend summers in Monaco and split my time in the winter between Panama and the Caribbean. My life does not revolve around work, and I have the luxury of being able to take care of my business from wherever I am in the world.

M.M.: You've had a long and successful international career as an entrepreneur. What motivates you? I. J.: I founded my first company when I was 28, which was a translation agency specializing in finance and legal affairs. Thanks to all I did and learnt at SLS International, I was later able to join and invest in Milengo, a multilingual services provider with offices in 16 countries, which became one of the world’s top 100 language service providers. In parallel with this, I started investing in residential real estate in South America and am working on a few trade deals all over the world. I am involved in a few projects now. I have always had a very enterprising spirit, and I love learning. When you do what you love and you love what you do, it does not feel like work. And I have always surrounded myself with a great team and those whom I trust, and asked for advice or guidance when necessary. M.M.: What is your role in the Private Office of H. E. Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Duaij Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa? I. J.: I represent the Pacific Rim Business Council (PRBC) in Europe, and the Pacific Rim Chamber of Commerce for the MENA region, which has led me to many key interactions. Last year, the Private Office got in touch with me to explore synergies between our organizations and H.E. told me about the upcoming Royal Investment Summit, taking place in Dubai from January 22-24, 2022. We realized that we share many values and principles, and I was offered the opportunity to collaborate as a Senior Advisory Consultant. It is a real pleasure and great honor to work on the upcoming Summit, and to accelerate the organization's presence in the GCC countries, especially in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the UAE. M.M.: You are often seen attending art events, supporting many different kinds of artists and musicians, organizing philanthropic events, I. J.: If I hadn’t conducted business, I would be an artist, a singer, or a dancer... a sort of Lady Gaga (smile). My love for art and music has been a huge part of my life. I have a very creative side, which is quite fulfilling and meaningful to me. And I love being surrounded by artists, watching the world through their eyes. When I am creative, I feel I am living more fully than I have during the rest of my life.

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“When I am creative, I feel I am living more fully than during the rest of my life.”

Last year, during the first lockdown, I supported two Dutch musicians to promote a classical music CD that was distributed for free to care homes and hospitals. Now I am collaborating with a Japanese digital finger painter, Yusuke Akamatsu to spread his message and make his great artwork well-known all over the world. Yusuke is a very talented and humble artist and a very inspiring human being. Their Excellencies Sheikh Abdulaziz and Sheikha Emanuela are great supporters of arts and culture, and they have kindly allowed Mr. Akamatsu to exhibit his unparalleled artwork during the upcoming Royal Investment Summit, for which I am extremely grateful. M.M.: Your clear passion and contagious enthusiasm are inspiring as well. What other similar projects have you planned for 2022? I. J.: In 2022 I am quite excited about collaborating with the Future For Humanity Foundation (FFH). FFH is hosting a series of events internationally which will bring together the best of entertainment, music, media, sports, industry and impact with a focus on solving the world’s greatest

challenges and the UN’s Global Goals. Together with Melinda Woolf, the Foundation’s visionary and Founder, and an equally passionate team, we are going to bring together our network of celebrities, global leaders, ambassadors, top scientists, award winning recording artists and the brightest minds of our time with the goal of not just raising awareness, but also create the action as impact solutions. Our group is planning event in several cities and countries, including New York, California, Monaco, Bahrain, London, Ras al-Khaimah, etc. We are updating the FFH website at www.futureforhumanity.org with the latest news and event schedule. You are most welcome to join the movement, I’ll send you an invitation, and my sincere thank you for this wonderful opportunity to connect with your eco-luxury readers! You can contact Isabel Jiménez at, linkedin.com/in/isabelxjimenez

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2022's exciting new escapes

Italian Odyssey with Oetker Collection and Sparfell

Travel Emirates’ First Class private suites have remained the industry gold standard since it was first introduced in 2003, and this ultimate experience in luxury and privacy has been regularly enhanced and refined.

Four Seasons Unveils Four New Destinations For 2022

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Oetker Collection has been recognized as the leading luxury hospitality brand with unparalleled comfort. After 2021's opening in Geneva, The Woodward, the brand debuts its first Italian property, Hotel La Palma, and invites travellers to immerse themselves in the very best of the Amalfi Coast, whether arriving by sea or air in Oetker Collection's private chartered flights, operated by Sparfell Aviation Group between all its properties. In time for the summer season, Oetker Collection and Reuben Brothers, will renovate Capri's first hotel, from 1822, into an elegant and exclusive 50-roomand-suite holiday oasis just feet from the famed Piazzetta. The Hotel La Palma will include its own beach club, a rooftop restaurant and bar, a newly built pool deck, a spa, and high-fashion boutiques in high end interiors by Francis Sultana. See more on Oetkercollection.com and please visit Reubenfoundation.com.

To Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale – the brand’s collection of hotels, resorts and residences continues to grow in the Sunshine State. A prime beachfront address in the heart of a celebrated vacation city, Four Seasons is bringing unrivalled style and legendary service to one of the world’s top yachting destinations. Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Nashville (left image) – in the downtown neighbourhood of Sobro, will be one the greenect and tallest highrise buildings in the state of Tennessee, delivered as LEED Gold and standing 542 feet tall (165 metres), it features ceiling windows providing unobstructed panoramas of the city’s.

Four Seasons brand has lined up four exceptional new destinations for the year 2022. From the resort destinations like Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, México, ocated on a secluded enclave along Mexico’s Pacific Coast in the state of

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Jalisco, between the towns of La Manzanilla and Barra de Navidad, enjoy more than 1,200 hectares (3,000 acres) of private natural reserve. With three pristine beaches and an award-winning golf course designed by architect David Fleming.

And Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis – Situated at the convergence of business and leisure in the city is also its first five-star hotel featuring cuisine from award-winning local chef Gavin Kaysen, a one-of-a-kind pool plaza in addition to 222 accommodations and 34 Private Residences, FourSeasons.com.


Globetrotting with One&Only

From Dubai's Desert to Indian Ocean

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One&Only invites on a 17-day excursion taking travellers from Dubai’s golden desert to the Maldives’ sparkling white shores for an unforgettable getaway. Starting at One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai, guests can check into a suite at The Residence & Spa before enjoying a five-night stay complete with daily spa,

a gourmet dinner at Celebrities by three Michelin-starred Chef Mauro Colagreco, a private Sunset Range Rover Desert Safari. From Dubai, guests will head to One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives for a luxurious seven-night stay, that includes Manta Ray snorkelling, big game fishing, yacht charters and more. Before returning home, guests will stop over in Dubai for a fivenight stay at One&Only The Palm in a spacious and grand twobedroom villa. Relax with daily Guerlain Spa experiences or a sunrise Hot Air Balloon voyage with falconry, a luxury yacht cruise around the Dubai Marina, and an eight-course dinner by master chef Yannick Alléno, OneandOnlyresorts.com.

The new partnership between AC Milan and SIRO represents the innovative wellness hospitality experience conceived by Kerzner International (“Kerzner”), which joins the Club as its new Official Hotel Partner. More information available at sirohotels.com. Follow SIRO on Instagram @sirohotels


It's all about people and incorporating the culture into the vision of the event." - Neil Greene, CEO of JABOY Productions.

The JABOY Productions hosts ELITE Global Leader’s Conference

in Rome and Vatican, October 21-24 2021 The ELITE Global Leader’s Conference is a private forum exclusively organised by family offices for family offices, ultra elite private investors, prominent impact leaders and business owners as well as royal family members and international icons like artists and athletes. During the most recently held conference, JABOY Productions invited bussines leaders to some of the top destinations in the world; Mexico City, Beverly Hills, Panama, Montreal and now Rome and the Vatican. Neil Greene, CEO of JABOY Productions, said, "It's all about people and incorporating the culture into the vision of the event. We try to bring people together to the best places in the world." This exclusive event held at the Westin Excelsior Rome with a special session held at the Collegio Teutonico in the Vatican City named "The Code to the Metaverse" introduced guests and viewers connected online from China and the rest of the world,

David Fergusson is a corporate finance leader and an expert on the impact of technology on business, government and humankind. Mr. Moreira is a multi-award winning technology pioneer, an active leader and member of several institutions and organizations focused on the advancement of technological innovation and the preservation of human identity. This exclusive, invitation only event, hosted by Neil Greene, CEO and Chairman of JABOY Productions, headquartered in California, US, and part of the ELITE Global Leader’s Conference held in Rome, October 21-24, brought financial, philanthropic, spiritual and business leaders together in the Vatican to discuss The Code and the steps we must collectively take to create the future we most desire. The highlight of the Vatican part of the programme was the joint lecture by co-authors of the bestselling book and forthcoming CNBC TV series - “The transHuman Code” David A. Fergusson and Carlos Moreira (2019). Fergusson and Moreira explore in the book how to maintain the most harmonious relationship between technology and humanity for the advancement of social equality. Both authors are respected speakers; Fergusson is an expert on the subjects of financial services and corporate transformation and social innovation and speaker at prominent educational institutions including Cambridge, Columbia, Harvard.

into a dialogue around keeping the relationship between technology and humanity harmonious. The core of this forward-looking initiative led by co-authors of the book "The transHuman code" David A. Fergusson and Carlos Moreira, is that of maintaining the human species at the centre of technological evolution in a continuously changing world (image above). To do so, a code is needed, and bringing together leaders from different industries could only lead to establish an interactive dialogue and a collaborative approach to make sure the foundation is established. Both authors are respected speakers,

The Vatican day was just one of many highlights during the 4 day event that celebrated once again the savoir-faire and the culture of its host country and the eternal city, which in October set the stage for theRome International Film Festival and G20 Summit, too.

Culturally rich investment summit The Rome conference included sessions on risk management, family governance, opportunity zones, cyber security, philanthropy, and other investing and tax strategies. "The people who are included in this conference include those from private offices, sponsors like venture capitals, private equity, real estate

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celebrities, professional athletes", added Neil Greene. Highlighting the Rome event's general theme 'Dolce Vita', and the continuity of family businesses, JABOY Productions has organised a range of private events with homegrown Italian brands like Bulgari, Armani, Valentino.

The corporate world embraces impact investment Equally, the speakers have put an emphasis on the impact investment and the future and future generations. A topic that was emphasized at the Vatican part of the programme, where Princess Jahnavi Kumari Mewar, Executive Director of JPM Capital also participated. In a conversation with Moralmoda Magazine, Princess Mewar reflects that although her family office strategy doesn't fit the standard definition of impact investing, she still allows for thinking along the lines of common growth, (e.g. when it comes to investments focused in the real estate space), and would pair this with her Foundation work to invest in local schools and create opportunity for children. Another interesting case of investment that leads to long term impact is highlighted by Gary Bechtel, CEO of Red Oak Capital Holdings, (left) LLC, who said:

We operate a series of funds in the US, raising and deploying into loans of 1-2 years on income producing real estate, such as office buildings, shopping centers, multifamily complexes, industrial buildings, etc. These loans are generally made for the acquisition and rehabilitation of these properties. Because of their short-term, these loans are commonly referred to as bridge loans, and we are one of few national platforms that operate within the small balance space, i.e. loans of $1-15mio USD loan sizes. We have done a number of properties and projects with an emphasis on the social aspect in terms of rehabilitating properties, typically in multifamily, and those properties are then occupied by low income renters in underserved communities within the US. We have done a number of projects in the Washington D.C. and Chicago area, and we are working to continue to expand into other markets as well. We are in process of rolling out a program where for every loan that we fund, we would donate money to an organization in the US working with reforestation." adds Gary Bechtel (left), in an interview for Moralmoda, elaborating how his team is implementing Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) initiatives. Richard Stockton, CEO and President of Braemar Hotels (right), representing the hospitality industry emphasized that his properties take sustainable practices very seriously, and he provides examples energy saving steps that his properties implement. The focus is on everything that "has to do with smart technology, in guest rooms and staff areas." he added. The event reaffirmed a strong dedication at all levels and across all sectors to support growth that will lead to sustained practices. Find the 2022 calendar and destination of ELITE Leader's Conference on JABOYproductions.com.

Left to Right: Neil Greene, CEO JABOY Productions; David Fergusson, author; Prince Lorenzo De' Medici and Liliya Tippets, VP Moralmoda, Monaco.

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Nécessaire, Cartier Paris, 1924. Gold, platinum, mother-of-pearl, turquoises, emeralds, pearls, diamonds, enamel. Nils Herrmann. Cartier collection © Cartier

Arts of Islam is highlighted in a series of exhibitions as a message of Peace ‘Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity’ at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris is the first of many exhibitions this year, Part l

By Estelle Arielle Bouchet The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art, will display 'Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity' from October 21st, 2021 through February 20th, 2022. This large exhibition shows the influence of Islamic Art on the high jewellery of Maison Cartier in its design of jewellery and precious objects from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. More than 500 pieces including jewellery and objects from the Cartier Collection, private and public loans, masterpieces of Islamic art, drawings, books, photographs and archival documents, trace the origins of the jeweller’s interest in Oriental motifs. The exhibition is part of a series of eighteen iconic exhibitions featuring the arts of Islam, across the country. As a result, the French Ministry of Culture hopes to emphasize the historical linkages between Judeo-Christianism and Islam throughout Europe through this program. A Saladin chandelier, an antique marble mausoleum from Algeria, and an ivory olefont from the eleventh century are among the items on display. Exhibitions across the country From Andalusian Islamic art to Mauresque influence in various French cities, the different exhibitions highlight the nec plus ultra of Islamic Arts in different variations and approaches to the subject. The following cities are planning exhibition events, Angoulême, Blois, ClermontFerrand, Dijon, Fiejac, La Réunion, Nancy, Marseille, Paris, Nantes, Narbonne, Rennes, Rilleux la Pape (Rhône near Lyon), Rouen, Saint Denis, Toulouse and Tourcoing.

Cartier's heritage and Islamic design Commenting on Cartier's important exhibition Francesca Cartier Brickell, author of The Cartiers (2020) stated, 'The Persian style,’ my grandfather Jean-Jacques Cartier once explained to me, ‘was the purest influence on the Cartier style.’ As a child, he had missed his parents on their many trips to India and the Middle East, but those long voyages abroad had given his father, Jacques, the seeds of inspiration to create a new style of jewellery. Pencil drawings of their surroundings – temples, mosques, carvings,

Estelle Arielle Bouchet is the author of Egypte Secrète-Secret Egypt (2021) and the publisher of Edition Méditerranée en Lumière, whose mission is to strengthen cultural ties across the Mare Nostrum's civilizations.

motifs – scribbled in his travel diaries would later be transformed into clocks, vanity cases and brooches, while suitcases filled with exotic objects– rugs, paintings, sculptures, fabrics – would inspire teams of designers back home." The French Ministry of Culture has worked closely with the Louvre Abu Dhabi to build a cultural bridge between our civilisations. Museum visitors are invited on a "grand tour" of France's cities to learn about their socio-cultural heritage, paying tribute to multiculturalism, tolerance and peace, see also madparis.fr.

Atelier of Nadar, Portrait of Louis Cartier, 1898. Architecture and Heritage Multimedia Library, Paris. Photo © Ministry of Culture - Architecture and Heritage Multimedia Library, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Nadar Workshop.

Above: Tiara, Cartier Paris, commissioned in 1914 Platinum, blackened steel, diamonds, rubies. Vincent Wulveryck, Cartier Collection © Cartier. Right: Brooch, Cartier Paris, 1920 Platinum, onyx, diamonds, sapphires, coral. Vincent Wulveryck, Cartier Collection © Cartier.



Brazilian emeralds

Gübelin Jewellery unveils spectacular Dancing Dunes haute joaillerie necklace

The iconic Swiss family-owned brand pairs aesthetic sophistication in design with ethical sophistication in the sourcing of gemstones. After the launch of the highly praised Aurora collection that was a homage to Sri Lanka with the exquisite and rare Padparadscha sapphires, Gübelin Jewellery turns to South America for inspiration with extraordinary Brazilian emeralds and a highlight gemstone of 4.11 ct (90.1 Gübelin Points) adorning the Dancing Dunes necklace.

From the Gübelin Jewellery Atelier in Lucerne Over 500 hours were spent by skilled goldsmiths, gem setters, and polishers on this High Jewellery necklace, which was created in the company's own Gübelin Jewellery atelier in Lucerne. The design of the Dancing Dunes is inspired by dunescapes in Lençóis Maranhenses.

Dancing Dunes is set with 460 individual gems in total; hereof 75 Brazilian emeralds totalling 21.18 ct, along with brilliant cut diamonds from RJC-certified sources weighing a combined 6.98 ct. A ruby (that adorns every piece from Gübelin Jewellery) originated in Greenland.

All images courtesy of Gübelin.

The sparkling emeralds in a clever combination of shapes unite the two rows of diamonds in the ring, which are set with 75 Brazilian emeralds (21.18 ct) and white brilliant cut diamonds weighing a total 6.98 ct. The cabochon-cut emeralds, step-cut emeralds, and round, faceted emeralds chosen for this necklace are amazingly varied, but share one thing in common: they were all sourced from the same mine in Brazil. The diamonds and precious metals are from RJC-certified sources too.

Gübelin's superior transparency Thanks to the Emerald Paternity Test, it can be determined that the 4.11 ct emerald was mined at Belmont in Itabira, Minas Gerais. While nanolabels invisible to optical microscopes have been applied to the emerald crystal in order to offer more transparency regarding its origin, gubelin.com.



High-End Moments at St Regis’ regal Abu Dhabi Suite Discover Parisian jewellery and couture in ultra-luxury settings featuring: fine jewellery by Maison Cartier, Haute Couture by Rami Kadi Maison de Couture

For the first time in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Photographer: Eliott Collin Makeup Artist: Isabelle Wilmot


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Cartier x Rami Kadi High Jewellery and Haute Couture soirée in Abu Dhabi

The event gathered the UAE’s elite clientele over an elevated dining experience with models walking around wearing Rami Kadi Maison de Couture and Cartier high jewelry pieces in a presentation between courses.

For the first time in Abu Dhabi, Rami Kadi Maison de Couture partners with Cartier to host a high jewelry event from November 9th to November 11th at the St. Regis’s regal Abu Dhabi Suite-the highest suspended suite in the world overlooking a panoramic view of the Arabian Gulf.

The presentation consisted of twelve couture Rami Kadi designs, four of which were exclusively created for this event. The handmade creations include geometric patterns of crystals, shiny beads, laser-cut ostrich feathers and watery sequins, reflecting a sense of profundity and optimism, Cartier.com.







CELESTIAL BALLET Infinite Lights Ch III, High Jewellery PIAGET CREATIONS Shading effects and perfectly graduating hues of blue are created using sapphires, almost as paints by an artist, the stones shine forth as signatures in this shimmering suite of jewels.

To source a collection of pure blue crystals with 3 different colour gradations, perfect tone and strong saturation took more than a year of meticulous gemmological research

CELESTIAL BALLET EAR CUFF 18K white gold ear cuff set with marquisecut blue sapphires, triangle-cut blue sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds. Unique creation (above) CELESTIAL BALLET RING 18K white gold ring set with 1 cushion-cut blue sapphire from Sri Lanka (approx. 3.71 cts), marquise-cut blue sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds. Courtesy Piaget. Unique creation (left and far right) CELESTIAL BALLET NECKLACE 18K white gold necklace set with 1 pearshaped blue sapphire from Sri Lanka (approx. 7.03 cts), marquise-cut blue sapphires, triangle-cut blue sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds. Unique creation (not depicted)

The Maison astounds expectations with feats of imagination and engineering beyond equal, producing jewels that embody a trademark blend of tradition and audacity. Both are brought together on a grand scale in a collection born, it seems, from another galaxy, and with creations beyond compare, this spectacle for the senses unites us together in the peerless joie de vivre that is Piaget’s joy of jewels, piaget.com.

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Unique expression of cosmic glamour

Comet-like, the Celestial Ballet ring is of striking conception, designed to be worn laterally, east to west, artfully covering two fingers with its alluring design. Set with a graduated series of sapphires and diamonds, the gems streak out behind the Sri Lankan centre stone of 2.71 carats, blazing a trail like the flaming tail of a falling Lyrid star.

Together, with the 18K white gold necklace set with 1 pear-shaped blue sapphire from Sri Lanka (approx. 7.03 cts), the Celestial Ballet suite seems to capture the skies above within its many facets, reflecting the roof of the world in all its glory as a fitting finale to a night full of magic and delight.


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VOLUPTUOUS BOREALIS CUFF WATCH 18K white gold cuff watch set with baguette-cut emeralds, baguette-cut diamonds and brilliant-cut diamonds. Diamond paved dial. Piaget manufacture 56P quartz movement. Unique creation.

Tourmaline has one of the widest colour ranges of any gem species, occurring in various shades of virtually every hue. Without equal, the combination of tone and saturation of green is particularly prized. Great care is needed during cutting to maximize both beauty and depth of colour. All of these characteristics, in addition to their impressive size, necessitate collaboration between nature and man, making the full suite of tourmalines utilized in the Glowing Lanterns jewels very remarkable. A 35.64 carat cushioncut diamond sits in the center of the necklace, while tourmalines are featured in the ring as a central cushion-cut stone surrounded by striking baguette cuts. The earrings have a matching pair of cushioncut diamonds, and the set includes marquise, baguette, and brilliant-cut white diamonds that are expertly matched with yellow diamonds. However, intrinsic to the design success of Glowing Lanterns is the unique combination of tourmaline with a second green gem, skillfully used in a sophisticated device of differing shades and diaphaneity. Perfectly contrasting the sharp, clean facets of the transparent tourmalines are the soft, translucent beads of chrysoprase, a chalcedony displaying striking apple-green hues. In its finest quality this material has proved increasingly difficult to source of late, particularly in matching sets, so the batch of beads used to complete the necklace and tassels featured in the necklace and earrings were challenging to find and collect. Just as in the creation of a pearl necklace, each bead is threaded on a strand of silk and individually knotted into place adding fluidity and suppleness to the whole.

GLOWING LANTERNS RING 18K white gold ring set with 1 cushion-cut green tourmaline (approx. 1.92 ct), baguette-cut green tourmalines, marquise-cut yellow and white diamonds, baguette-cut diamonds and brilliant-cut diamonds. Unique creation

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Festive lights Ch I High Jewellery PIAGET CREATIONS

A final, further feature of the Glowing Lanterns necklace sees the beauty of the tourmaline enhanced and enshrined in a case of custom-carved rock crystal. Completely surrounding it yet optically pure and entirely translucid, the dichroic colours of green within remain clear to see. They shift and change as the necklace moves, just as the light within a lantern would as it drifts skyward, its tassel swaying gently as it floats on air into the night. Every shape, shade and nuance of the necklace is meticulously conceived and crafted to stylize a lantern in miniature. Yet in one final twist comes the most audacious and creative element of all. Forever following the instruction of Valentin, grandson of the founder Georges-Edouard Piaget, to “do what has never been done before”, the Maison has pioneered a dramatic and unique jewellery first, conceiving an invisible switch system at the back of the rock crystal. This allows a light to be turned on from behind, internally illuminating the tourmaline and allowing it to glow - as a lantern would - from within.

GLOWING LANTERNS EARRINGS 18K white and yellow gold earrings set with 2 cushion-cut green tourmalines (approx. 3.76 cts), baguette-cut green tourmalines, marquise-cut yellow and white diamonds, baguette-cut diamonds, brilliant-cut diamonds and chrysoprase beads Unique creation

The Maison breaks the boundaries of what has gone before, extending what was previously thought possible in High Jewellery, and upholding the credo that the Maison still lives, and designs by today. The realization and accomplishment of such an ambitious construct for this necklace required more than 400 hours of careful planning and production by the dedicated craftsmen of the Piaget ateliers, piaget.com.

VOLUPTUOUS BOREALIS EAR CUFF 18K white gold ear cuff set with baguette-cut diamonds and brilliant-cut diamonds Unique creation

Unique expression of cosmic glamour

Comet-like, the Celestial Ballet ring is of striking conception, designed to be worn laterally, east to west, artfully covering two fingers with its alluring design. Set with a graduated series of sapphires and diamonds, the gems streak out behind the Sri Lankan centre stone of 2.71 carats, blazing a trail like the flaming tail of a falling Lyrid star.

Together, the Celestial Ballet suite seems to capture the skies above within its many facets, reflecting the roof of the world in all its glory as a fitting finale to a night full of magic and delight.

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VOLUPTUOUS BOREALIS NECKLACE 18K white gold necklace set with 1 pear-shaped emerald from Zambia (approx. 10.29 cts), baguette-cut diamonds and brilliant-cut diamonds. Unique creation

The suite of Zambian emeralds featured throughout the Voluptuous Borealis jewels took more than two years to find and bring together as a coherent set. The most challenging was the necklace’s pearshaped gem, an ultra-clean stone with a bluishgreen colour more redolent of famed Columbian material. At 10.29 ct this magnificent stone is set off-centre in a placement of dynamic design, one which is mirrored in the earrings, ear cuff and cuff watch from the set, the asymmetric ring featuring a similar quality 5.31 carats emerald as its centre stone.

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Piaget highlights these coloured gems in swirls of light, created with a mix of baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds in a special openwork setting style. The particularly dazzling ‘haloes of light’ effects are achieved by custom cutting each and every gem to perfectly fit its dedicated position within the creation.


All images courtesy of Piaget left and this page.

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Earrings, Begum Khan Dress, Gemy Maalouf


A Proustian Moment at the Palace Ritz Hotel, Paris Discover Parisian couture in ultra-luxury settings

featuring Shalini Passi adorned with jewellery by Alexander McQueen, Begüm Khan and Versace, Couture by Gemy Maalouf. Accessories: Alexander McQueen, Dior, Causse Gantier, Lanvin, Maison Michel, and Versace Art Director/Stylist: Victor Concepto Photographer: Madhu Sundar Makeup Artist: Isabelle Wilmot


Christie's

Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale breaks estimate record with historically significant royal collections

Christie's Geneva sale on 9 November had extremely rare royal jewellery owned by France's last Queen Marie Antoinette (top left) and Wallis Simpson the Duchess of Windsor (top right). Marie Antoinette's diamond bracelets were hidden once she was taken prisoner in Paris. Meanwhile, Wallis Simpson's bracelet reappears at auction for the first time since the 1987 'Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor' auction of her collection which fetched $50m, setting a new record at the time as the most pricey auction of a single-owner jewellery collection.

Collectors exceeded the highest estimate twice Two Marie Antoinette bracelets estimated to fetch between $2 million and $4 million in total, fetched almost twice as much. Meanwhile the Wallis Simpson diamond and ruby bracelet estimated to fetch between $1.1 million and $2.2 million, didn't. According to the historian, jewellery specialist Vincent Meylan and author of a forthcoming book on Marie Antoinette’s diamonds, the jewels were purchased from Boehmer for 250,000 livres — a sum that has been estimated as equivalent to around $4.6 million in today’s money. And went to Marie Antoinette’s sole surviving heir, MarieThérèse Charlotte of France, Madame Royale, later Duchess of Angoulême (1778-1851). After the auction, Tobias Kormind, managing director of Europe's largest online jeweller, the Mayfair headquartered 77 Diamonds, offered his expert comment: "This evening's auction was both shocking and fantastic. An amazing result for bracelets owned by Marie-Antoinette, who was confirmed as true royalty, while the Duchess of Windsor, who appeared more of an impostor royal, whose bracelet seemed to have lost its lustre, despite being fashioned from prized Burmese rubies and commissioned from jeweller to royalty Cartier.

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Whichever way you look at it, being able to own a piece of history from someone you can read about in books is so powerful. The three regal bracelets which went on the block today once belonged to two of the most legendary and controversial royals in history, both self-proclaimed jewellery addicts. Marie Antoinette's pair of diamond bracelets boast a total of 112 diamonds, while the Duchess of Windsor's extravagant diamond and ruby Cartier bracelet, was a gift from the Duke of Windsor on their first wedding anniversary, and the rubies on this cuff bracelet are said to mark the passion, love and courage shared between these disgraced royals - it's shocking they didn't sell." See more on Christie's and 77diamonds.com.

All images courtesy of Gübelin. Tobias Kormind, managing director, 77 Diamonds.

Sotheby's

Josephine Bonaparte tiaras for sale after 150 years On Tue 7 Dec, two headpieces believed to have belonged to Empress Josephine Bonaparte of France went on sale at Sotheby's London, after spending the last 150 years within the hands of one family, the Lascelles dynasty. 19th century tiara, which once belonged to Empress Joséphine Bonaparte of France, incorporating 25 engraved pieces. Image: Sotheby's.

The tiaras from 1808, studded with engraved gems and cameos, each part of a set, had been expected to fetch up to £500,000 ($684,629) combined, according to Sotheby's. Some gems within the tiaras are thought to date back to 100 BC and were gifted to Josephine Bonaparte by her sister in law Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples. The engraved gems (known as intaglios) and classical cameos within the tiaras and gifted by the Queen of

Naples, were mounted on the two bespoke neo-classical jewellery sets by court jewellers in Paris. Two exquisite gold tiaras The first set, which had been estimated to sell for £200,000 to £300, 000 and ultimately sold for £126,000, comprises a gold and enamel tiara with five cameos depicting Roman deities Zeus, Dionysus, Medusa, Pan and Gaia. It comes with a belt clasp and belt ornament. The second set, which had been estimated to sell for £100,000 to £200, 000 and actually fetched £450,000, is a gold tiara with blue enamel and carnelian, set with 25 engraved pieces featuring male and female classical heads. The set also includes pendant earrings, a hair comb and belt ornament, see more at Sothebys.com.


The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) The 20th anniversary edition celebrates leading women and men in the watchmaking Top image of winners: Jean-Christophe Babin (CEO of Bulgari) ; Hind Seddiqi (Director General of Dubai Watch Week) ; Lititia Zhang Berruex (Representative of CIGA design in Switzerland) ; Eric Pirson (Director of Tudor) ; Jean Arnault (Marketing and Product Development Director, Watches, Louis Vuitton) ; Frédéric Bondoux (President of Grand Seiko Europe) ; FrançoisHenry Bennahmias (CEO of Audemars Piguet) ; Benjamin Comar (CEO of Piaget) ; Karl-Friedrich Scheufele (Co-president of Chopard) ; Eric de Rocquigny (International Operations & Métiers Director of Van Cleef & Arpels) ; Maximilian Büsser (Owner & Creative Director of MB&F) ; Julien Tornare (CEO of Zenith) ; Pierre Jacques (CEO of De Bethune) ; Daniël et Maria Reintjes (Owners and creativ directors of Christiaan Van Der Klaauw) ; Andrea Furlan et Hamad Al Marri (Co-founders of Furlan Marri) ; Benjamin Comar (CEO of Piaget) ; Bernhard Lederer (Watchmaker & CEO of Lederer Watches), Carine Maillard and Raymond Lorean (GPHG)

Images courtesy of GPHG.

The much anticipated 20th anniversary edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) in partnership with FGP Global Properties Swiss & Alps, took place on November 4, 2021 when the prize list was unveiled during a festive awards ceremony anniversary of the GPHG in Geneva. The ceremony honoured contemporary watchmakers and excellence and creativity by handing out 19 prizes to winners announced by the 30-member jury headed by Nick Foulkes (3rd row left).

The ultimate ‘best in show’ distinction, the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix, was awarded to Bulgari for the Octo Finissimo watch. The Audemars Piguet, Bernhard Lederer, Chopard, Christiaan Van Der Klaauw, CIGA Design, De Bethune, Furlan Marri, Grand Seiko, Louis Vuitton, MB&F, Piaget, Tudor, Van Cleef & Arpels and Zenith brands were also saluted by the Jury and the GPHG Academy. The Special Jury Prize honours Dubai based Seddiqi family for Dubai Watch Week, an exceptional platform for watch enthusiasts in the region, gphg.org.

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Gemfields' largest high-quality emerald yet the Chipembele-is celebrated by Crash NFT series-Proof of Donation

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emfields launches a series of NFTs to celebrate large emerald find, highlighting thus transparency and traceability via Proof of Donation, and gives back to charity. To celebrate the sale of Chipembele, Gemfields’ largest high-quality emerald to date, the company has once again led the way in innovation, partnering with Gübelin’s Provenance Proof to raise funds for conservation whilst enhancing transparency. The Gemfields NFT series, “the Chipembele Crash”, comprises six unique rhinoceros avatars. Each avatar features the characteristic emerald inclusions photographed inside the stone and avatars have been inspired by six real-life rhinos at the North Luangwa Conservation Programme (NLCP) in Zambia. An exclusive photo of each rhino is provided as unlockable content to the NFT.

The Chipembele emerald of 7,525 carats (1,505g), Chipembele – which means ‘rhino’ in the local indigenous dialect of Bemba – was discovered at the Kagem emerald mine in Zambia on July 2021, and has just gone under the hammer at Gemfields’ most recent emerald auction, with winning bids announced on 7 December. All images courtesy of Gemfields.

The Chipembele Crash, minted by Provenance Proof, will be sold via auction on OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace, with viewing available from 8 December, auction opening on 13 December and bids closing 19 December. Funds raised from the sale of each member of the Chipembele Crash will go to the North Luangwa Conservation Programme to aid critical black rhinoceros conservation efforts, which will add to the donation Gemfields has already pledged from the sale of the Chipembele emerald. “We hope that the NFTs appeal to likeminded thinkers and secure meaningful donations to help even more black rhinos in Zambia,” said Sean Gilbertson, CEO of Gemfields. The winning bidder for Chipembele, Eshed – Gemstar, will benefit from the unique DNA nanoparticle tagging carried by Chipembele and developed by Provenance Proof.


Carl F. Bucherer funds manta research and conservation efforts of the northern

reaches of the Maldives

Commenting on his personal attitude towards this noble research, Sascha Moeri, Carl F. Bucherer’s CEO said, It’s an extraordinary honor for us to work with the Manta Trust. Our partnership has grown every year since 2013 and we’re delighted to see the impact of our collaboration through the results of this expedition as well as many other impactful projects which we have realized together in the past (...) We look forward to continuing our support of your mission in the years to come.”

The trust believes the Maldivian manta population is now stabilized, but that the global picture continues to be one of decline. Its work continues. Carl F. Bucherer is proud to support the trust and its mission to conserve the manta ray. All images courtesy of Carl F. Bucherer.

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arl F. Bucherer's motto simultaneously incorporates the brand's corporate strategy–"Rooted in the heart of Switzerland but at home everywhere in the World"- with its sustainable aim, through dedicated support to protect animals and the environment even on the other side of the World.

Carl F. Bucherer has been supporting the Manta Trust since 2013 and its remarkable commitment to preserving endan-gered manta rays and the ecosystems and habitats they need to survive. Since 2017, the brand has produced Patravi ScubaTec watches in support of the trust’s activities, including most recently the 44.6 mm stainless-steel Patravi ScubaTec Maldives (above). A high-performance dive watch has been created to raise awareness of the Manta Trust. The funding raised by the watch manufacturer has helped raise awareness and enabled crucial research about the eco-systems in which mantas live. As a result, the Manta

Trust team of researchers and educators were given the

necessary support "to visit some of the country’s most remote coral reefs and islands, and to gain new insights into the regional populations of manta rays and connect with local communities,” says Guy Stevens, founder and chief executive of the Manta Trust, a British-based charity.

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This ongoig support form the side of Carl F. Bucherer has culminated in the most recently completed research expedition, led by Stevens, consisting of an international team of 16 researchers, educators and journalists - the Manta Trust Far North Maldives Research Expedition, which concluded on the 17th of November 2021, after 17 nights at sea, 1400 kilometers, 200 manta ray sightings and 35 new manta IDs registered. The findings from the project, which was entirely funded by the luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Carl F. Bucherer, will support manta conservation efforts for years to come. Find out more at instagram.com/carlfbucherer and Carl-FBucherer.com.

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Idriss B. is French-Tunisian Artist living in Dubaï "L'art n'est pas supposé être beau,il est supposé vous faire ressentir quelque chose." Dubai’s resident, he is the artist behind The Art Collection, which exclusively features polygonal animals. Many of his sculptures can be seen all around the city, "Right now I am trying to work on something that nobody has done before in the UAE and could be a great feedback to my adopted country!". After establishing himself as a reputable artist, and recently being granted a Golden Visa in the UAE as a top talent, he is entering the Metaverse-selling a collection of 11,000 NFTscalled Polyverse Art.

For the first time in history,

a real artist, Idriss B. is bringing the Metaverse to life

Emirates’ First Class private suites have remained the industry gold standard since it was first introduced in 2003, and this ultimate experience in luxury and privacy has been regularly enhanced and refined.

IN ITS 70TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR GULF AIR PARTICIPATES AT DUBAI AIRSHOW 2021 AND VISITS

EXPO 2020 DUBAI Gulf Air’s delegation to Dubai Airshow also paid a visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain’s pavilion at Expo 2020, which the national carrier sponsors in cooperation with Bahrain Authority for Culture & Antiquities. The delegation, was led by Acting Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed AlAlawi, who expressed his gratitude and appreciation of local talents and their efforts towards the Idriss B., artist behind The Art Collection. success of the pavilion, and emphasized on Gulf Air’s intent to continue supporting the The Polyverse Art are no ordinary Authority to promote the Kingdom of Bahrain NFTs, owner of one of the NFTs and its culture to the Expo’s visitors, visit for will automatically enter you into more info Gulfair.com. Emirates Pavilion’s construction phases followed a number of sustainability an exclusive giveaway to become principles, using non-hazardous, regional, reusable and recyclable materials in its overall structure, and incorporated different design solutions to reduce an astronaut and win a ticket into energy and water consumption. space! The Dubai-based artist has also taken advantage of his high-profile network to ensure that all NFT collectors receive a range of real life benefits; Zero Gravity, NYC exhibition, art excursions, and more. Next year Idriss B will host a public art exhibition on Park Avenue in New York, see more at, Polyverseart.io, Idrissb.com.

The Luxury Collection x Caroline de Maigret New Global Explorer The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, announces Caroline de Maigret as the brand’s newest Global Explorer. “Travel for me goes hand in hand with exploration and discovery. When on the road, meeting new people, finding a cool bar on the corner, a small exhibition with local treasures or the perfect hotel makes me feel so happy and alive,” said Caroline de Maigret, Global Explorer. Left to right: brand ambassador, de Maigret in Venice. Seville and guide book.

In her role as a brand ambassador, de Maigret has collaborated with The Luxury Collection to produce A Night in Seville and the Morning After, (2021, Assouline), a guide to her favorite places to stay, dine and discover in harmony with its setting. The book is a celebration of the opening of Hotel Santo Mauro, Madrid in December 2021, in the heart of the city’s exclusive Chamberí area. The brand recently debuted its third collaboration with Global Explorer Margherita Maccapani Missoni – a limited-edition scarf inspired by her travels with The Luxury Collection in India—and a homeware line from Mercedes Salazar inspired by a visit to North Island, a Luxury Collection Resort, Seychelles. The digital city guide series are available at theluxurycollection.com.


All images and footage courtesy of to.org

TO.ORG LAUNCHES ARTIST'S RESIDENCY IN THE GROUNDS OF THE ALPINA GSTAAD

Above - The to.org artist’s residency at The Alpina Gstaad.. Left Interior of the to.org artist’s residency at The Alpina Gstaad (with Nagami’s Estrat table and chairs). IMAGES: RAPHAEL FAUX.

THE ALPINA GSTAAD LAUNCHES ITS FIRST EVER ARTIST'S RESIDENCY THIS WINTER SEASON, HOSTED BY TO.ORG AIMED FOR INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, AND ARCHITECTS WITH A SERIES OF CREATIVE WORKSHOPS THAT WILL TAKE PLACE IN A RARE DEMOUNTABLE HOUSE DESIGNED BY JEAN PROUVÉ IN THE 1940S.

NASA’s 3D Printed Mars Habitat Challenge and Principal & Head of Design at Hassell, Xavier De Kestelier; Johannesburg-based Serpentine Pavilion architect, Sumayya Vally; Uganda-based Congolese refugee and self-taught architect, Patrick Muvunga; Swiss artist Raphael Hefti; and Rasmus Nielsen of Danish art collective Superflex.

This initiative conceived by Nachson Mimran, (CEO of to.org and Creative Director and Chairman of the Board of The Alpina Gstaad), will curate a series of creative workshops, with artists from Europe, Africa and the Americas, in the grounds of The Alpina Gstaad, set in the exclusive Oberbort area of Gstaad, in the heart of the Bernese Alps.

To:Foundation The creative workshops will explore themes around equalising opportunity and refugee empowerment missions that are at the core of To:Foundation’s work, and the residencies can help to “devise solutions to vital challenges and drive inspiration." stated Nachson Mimran, noting that the Foundation's “aim is to level the playing field and equalise opportunity for all."

The first of these creative workshops commenced on 8 December with the renowned Burkinabè architect, Francis Kéré. The lineup of creatives involved in the series includes numerous friends of to.org, such as Smithsonian Institute fellow, and Washington, D.C.-based artist, Victor Ekpuk; US artist and filmmaker, Doug Aitken; award-winning designer Ini Archibong; architect for

The local community and guests of The Alpina Gstaad will be able to interact with these designers and artists and their works. “This artist's residency brings together a selection of the world’s most brilliant minds in art and architecture" said Nachson Mimran. The series will end in March 2022, see more at thealpinagstaad.ch.

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The strive to offer variety of experiences

Watchaholics

By Omar Al Bataineh Founder of www.watchaholics.net

"One watch - endless experiences" is the motto of Dubai-based - Watchaholics, a brand that was founded in early 2020. Back in the early 2020, with news of a deadly pandemic starting, that caused global stock markets to crash from fear, Al Bataineh with his finance and banking background analyzed the growth of the global luxury watch market and decided to make straps for high-end watches, as some individuals and investors tend to store value in watches recently.

Watchaholics straps aim to give clients multiple experiences with one watch, and so keep factory bracelets in mint condition to maintain value. Instead of storing your watches in a safe, strap them on and wear them! watchaholics.net.

Aqdar World Summit

FUTR WORLD

Middle East in Abu Dhabi,

4th Edition in Abu Dhabi

held from 9 - 11 December 2021 When visuals meet communication hand in hand, the interpretation of a message becomes stronger. The style of art becomes the visual recognition, the words become the tone of voice. I am a Calligraffiti and Visual Artist that uses mixed mediums to make an art piece come to life. I created my own Arabic graffiti font called FHV for tagging to give calligraphy a modern twist. My pieces are curated by the repetition of a word or phrase to reinforce a message.” - Foad Hamzeh

A globally renowned experiential retail, immersive and entertainment festival made its debut in Abu Dhabi this December, Futrworld.com.

Aqdar World Summit is a global platform for leaders, decision makers, experts, specialists and leading companies from around the world to discuss and debate on crucial issues and empower communities to build a world of security, tolerance, peace and coexistence. AWS, one of the initiatives of Khalifa Empowerment Program summits key stakeholders represented by CEO of the Dubai Investment Development Agency, Fahad Al Gergawi, among others to discuss local and global issues related to empowerment of societies in their human, cultural and intellectual dimensions. The AWS mission is aimed at building the capabilities of communities in their diverse cultures.

www.arabianbusiness.com Abdulla Al Ali (above) was awarded for his achievements and contributions in the sports field. Scan to see our cover ft Al Ali:


Watch exhibition

Dubai Watch Week 2021 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) brings together the winning work of the renowned watch brands and GPHG winners at Dubai Watch Week

Left: HH Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. Right: Hind Seddiqi, Director General of Dubai Watch Week. © Courtesy GPHG.

The winning watches of the 18 prizes of the 2021 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) were exhibited from November 24 to 28 at Dubai Watch Week, the leading event for the watch industry in the Middle East. Inviting not only professionals but also amateurs, collectors and lovers of fine watchmaking, this event has become, over the years, thanks to the Seddiqi family, a major event that is elegant, convivial and unifying. Since its first edition, the Dubai Watch Week hosts the winners of the GPHG.

It is an honor to have the GPHG winning watches exhibited at Dubai Watch Week 2021. We have witnessed a growing interest and appreciation for the industry in our region and our guests were thrilled to interact with these unique timepieces first-hand. The exhibition also offered winning brands an opportunity to show visitors and avid collectors their prize-winning timepieces from their respective categories.” Hind Seddiqi, Director General of Dubai Watch Week

The Inaugural Diriyah Biennale Diriyah Biennale Foundation assumes a pivotal role in nurturing creative expression

Diriyah Biennale Foundation, established in 2020 by the Saudi Ministry of Culture, unveils the country’s first-ever art biennale inspired by the changes taking place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale, is held from December 2021 to 11 March 2022 in the JAX district of Diriyah. The 2022 Biennale will have focus on Islamic arts. Developed by a team of international curators led by Philip Tinari (left) the Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale unfolds in six sections, featuring Saudi and international artists. One of the most significant art prizes in the Arab world, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture ‘Ithra’ prize is awarded to the Tunisian-Ukrainian artist Nadia KaabiLinke, who also received a $100,000 grant. Kaabi-Linke’s ‘E Pluribus Unum – A Modern Fossil,’ winning artwork takes a reflective look at the decline in air traffic, and questions how humanity measures progress, Biennale.org.sa.

Hindamme home-grown luxury label unveils preview for new season V. The collection is scheduled to launch with the media separately. An Arabic term referencing 'to have perfect form in harmony and aesthetic', Hindamme is a contemporary luxury label inspired by the concept of East meet West, under the creative direction of the Founder and Designer, Mohammed Khoja (left). © Victoria V

Courtesy of biennale.org.sa

HINDAMME at Jax District

Unveiled in HIA hub at Jax District in Riyadh this preview event hosted many of Riyadh’s influential names in fashion, arts and culture. 'Season V' inspired by a collective reaction to the current state of affairs, is an ode to new beginnings. Khoja's collection portrays elements of joy, healing, aspiration, gratitude and includes a special collaboration with Kyoto based contemporary artist, Igekami Yoriyuki.


The Inaugural Bahrain Fashion Weekend Under the High Patronage of Sheikha Marwa Bint Abdulrahman al Khalifa

The much anticipated first edition of the International Bahrain Fashion Weekend took place on the 11th of December 2021 at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain under the high patronage of Sheikha Marwa Bint Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, Founder of Bayanah Brand, President of the Animal and Environment Protection Charity Organiza-tion (AEPCO). Bahrain Fashion Weekend was hosted by Stella Polare Boutique Event, company that was established to connect Bahrain with all the world, to open unlimited channels of connection and communication and unleash opportunities. Under the Stella Polare Boutique Events is also established the Stella Women Around the World platform, a unique initiative that empowers females through dynamic events and conferences, Stellawomenaroundtheworld.com.

A unique opportunity to be part of a new era in fashion in Bahrain comprising of spectaculars fashion display, having as headliner multi-award winning designer Malan Breton from USA, Micaela Oliveira from Portugal, designer of the stars, actress Kiera Chaplin's shawls collection in collaboration withe JANAVI K and Jyotika Jhalani from India and Arabic designs by Iraqi designer Hana Sadiq. The Exclusive Gala night was filled with the music by rap artist Karl Wine from Netherlands, Stellapolarevents.com.

The Inaugural Red Sea International Film Festival The 10-day Festival showcased 138 films from 67 countries Cinema world's greatest gather to celebrate the first edition of the Film Festival, which took us through the #wavesofchange within an artistic and exceptional journey, in the presence of stars and audience, from Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Cassel, Clive Owen, Thierry Frémaux, Hilary Swank, Michele Morrone, to Ranveer Singh (left) lighted up the Red Carpet of the world premier of “83” with co-star and spouse Deepika Padukone, wearing Chopard and couture by Michael Cinco.

Best Director Haider Rashid for his film Europa.

Adam Ali winning The Silver Yusr Award as Best Actor, for his captivating performance in Europa. Courtesy Instagram/@redseafilm

Anas Bukhash Director Darin Sallam's film 'Farha', received a Certificate of Special Mention from the Red Sea Competition of the Festival.

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Festival’s Director Mohammed Al Turki (center) welcomed guests on the red carpet.



MONACO Events

Gaspard Ulliel: We are facing an unprecedented ecological crisis. Never before have our planet and life on earth been under such threat... I want to be part of those who are actively fighting to leave a fit planet to our future generations. Let’s see it as a hopeful wake up call. It’s still within our suvrettahouse.ch reach, but not for long -we have now entered these highly decisive times. Today, there are no higher concerns or priorities to address."

Suvretta House St. Moritz The pinnacle of quality, style, and cordiality Pom Klementieff: The need for action on climate change is now.

We are facing an emergency and how

we act will affect generations to come. We can’t allow ourselves to be the ones who stood by and watched as our planet fell into crisis. Let’s be the ones who save it!"

Klementieff (wears Boucheron High Jewellery).

The 5th Gala for Planetary Health coincided with the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

At last Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) is taking place with exclusive brand-new format and alongside 5th Monte-Carlo Gala. Presided by H. S. H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health is organised by His Foundation and Mr. Milutin Gatsby, Global Fundraising Chairman, with the support of the Monaco Yacht Show, the Oceanographic Institute, the Yacht Club of Monaco, the Société des Bains de Mer and the Monaco Private Label.

Standing together for the future of Humanity Sharon Stone, Orlando Bloom, Mélanie Laurent, Pom Klementieff, Lucas Bravo and Gaspard Ulliel attended this exclusive event at the Princely Palace. Alerting us to the consequences of our inaction in the face of the major ecological crisis we are experiencing, they each invited us to mobilise and take our individual and collective responsibilities. "I created these awards to show my support for exceptional men and women who are committed to saving our planet.” said H. S. H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. See more on fpa2.org and montecarlogala.org.

Only Watch

the biannual charity auction selling one-of-a-kind timepieces in Geneva

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An exclusive event at the Prince’s Palace to mark the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the 5th Gala soirée took place under the High Patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco

A prestigious evening in support of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s actions in favour of Planetary health and the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation’s work for the well-being and development of children.

This year MYS coincides with the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the 5th edition of the MonteCarlo Gala. The Monte-Carlo Gala auction, led by star auctioneer Simon de Pury, has this year included an arctic expedition to the North Pole with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, a custommade Van Cleef & Arpels sapphire and diamond pendant created from the Ocean tiara of HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco, a Porsche Taycan Turbo S (the very first electric Porsche) from HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco’s personal collection and a studio visit and creation of custom artwork from Jeff Koons.

GENEVA Events

The raised auction result totaled to EUR 28.5m after all 53 donated lots were sold. This result brings total raised so far for research to over EUR 100m and will go uncut to the medical research founded by Luc Pettavino, President of the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monaco Association Against Muscular Dystrophy) and Founder/Organizer of ONLY WATCH. It was thus in an atmosphere of shared values and a shared purpose, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco declared open the 9th Edition of Only Watch, adding “We don’t often take the time to reflect on the progress that’s been made. But today, we should: we’ve come a long way. We are at the dawn of a clinical trial of a therapeutic solution that’s been elaborated thanks to ONLY WATCH funding. In the very near future, 12 boys and young men will be given a drug which researchers believe will alleviate the disease. To you all, Only Watch community… you have my gratitude.” "It is both humbling and gratifying to see how Only Watch’s message of hope, determination and confidence in the future has again resonated so strongly ...” added Luc Pettavino, see more on onlywatch.com.


MONACO Events

Gaspard Ulliel: We are facing an unprecedented ecological crisis. Never before have our planet and life on earth been under such threat... I want to be part of those who are actively fighting to leave a fit planet to our future generations. Let’s see it as a hopeful wake up call. It’s still within our reach, but not for long -we have now entered these highly decisive times. Today, there are no higher concerns or priorities to address."

Pom Klementieff: The need for action on climate change is now. We are facing an emergency and how we act will affect generations to come. We can’t allow ourselves to be the ones who stood by and watched as our planet fell into crisis. Let’s be the ones who save it!" Klementieff (wears Boucheron High Jewellery).

The 5th Gala for Planetary Health coincided with the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

At last Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) is taking place with exclusive brand-new format and alongside 5th Monte-Carlo Gala. Presided by H. S. H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health is organised by His Foundation and Mr. Milutin Gatsby, Global Fundraising Chairman, with the support of the Monaco Yacht Show, the Oceanographic Institute, the Yacht Club of Monaco, the Société des Bains de Mer and the Monaco Private Label.

Standing together for the future of Humanity Sharon Stone, Orlando Bloom, Mélanie Laurent, Pom Klementieff, Lucas Bravo and Gaspard Ulliel attended this exclusive event at the Princely Palace. Alerting us to the consequences of our inaction in the face of the major ecological crisis we are experiencing, they each invited us to mobilise and take our individual and collective responsibilities. "I created these awards to show my support for exceptional men and women who are committed to saving our planet.” said H. S. H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. See more on fpa2.org and montecarlogala.org.

Only Watch

the biannual charity auction selling one-of-a-kind timepieces in Geneva

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An exclusive event at the Prince’s Palace to mark the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the 5th Gala soirée took place under the High Patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco

A prestigious evening in support of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s actions in favour of Planetary health and the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation’s work for the well-being and development of children.

This year MYS coincides with the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the 5th edition of the MonteCarlo Gala. The Monte-Carlo Gala auction, led by star auctioneer Simon de Pury, has this year included an arctic expedition to the North Pole with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, a custommade Van Cleef & Arpels sapphire and diamond pendant created from the Ocean tiara of HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco, a Porsche Taycan Turbo S (the very first electric Porsche) from HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco’s personal collection and a studio visit and creation of custom artwork from Jeff Koons.

GENEVA Events

The raised auction result totaled to EUR 28.5m after all 53 donated lots were sold. This result brings total raised so far for research to over EUR 100m and will go uncut to the medical research founded by Luc Pettavino, President of the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monaco Association Against Muscular Dystrophy) and Founder/Organizer of ONLY WATCH. It was thus in an atmosphere of shared values and a shared purpose, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco declared open the 9th Edition of Only Watch, adding “We don’t often take the time to reflect on the progress that’s been made. But today, we should: we’ve come a long way. We are at the dawn of a clinical trial of a therapeutic solution that’s been elaborated thanks to ONLY WATCH funding. In the very near future, 12 boys and young men will be given a drug which researchers believe will alleviate the disease. To you all, Only Watch community… you have my gratitude.” "It is both humbling and gratifying to see how Only Watch’s message of hope, determination and confidence in the future has again resonated so strongly ...” added Luc Pettavino, see more on onlywatch.com.


AWARDEVENTS

Left to right: Béatrice de Montille, founder of Merci Maman, visited Windsor Castle on Wednesday 10th November in a reception hosted by Prince Charles & Princess Anne to collect the prestigious award. Courtesy images of Merci Maman.

PRINCE CHARLES AWARDS MERCI MAMAN WITH QUEEN’S AWARD Personalised jewellery brand Merci Maman, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, for a second time.

We are thrilled to receive this award and to be recognised by The Queen for our International Trade strategy. It was an honour to accept this award from Prince Charles and a truly inspirational evening I will never forget. I expressed my immense gratitude to Prince Charles how grateful I am to this country that made me become an entrepreneur. From starting Merci Maman on my kitchen table, to now an international business with four European offices, I feel very proud today of what we have all collectively achieved so far. Merci Maman is a shared success story.” - Béatrice de Montille

Béatrice & Arnaud de Montille with two Queen’s Awards ('17 & '21)

This is the third royal seal of approval the company has received, with the Duchess of Cambridge wearing a Merci Maman necklace in 2014, and being awarded another Queen’s Award in 2017.

Each piece of jewellery is engraved by hand and delivered in Merci Maman’s iconic gift box. The Brand also boasts many royal and celebrity fans, such as The Duchess of Cambridge, Isabella Branson, Charlotte Tilbury & more.

Fourteen years on since the brand was founded, the team has now grown to 55, with workshops in London & Paris, and ships globally to customers all over the world.

Piranesi Unveils New Collection at exclusive Zurich event Since the house’s inception in 1845, Piranesi has embodied a family legacy of excellence and fine artisanship. The House of Piranesi is recognized as one of the most wellrespected and trusted family-owned companies in the fine jewellery arena. During the three generations, Piranesi has established its name thanks to the exceptional access to exotic and rare gemstones that get transformed into majestic jewellery. It is no surprise that Piranesi was discovered very early by royalty, and the brand started to supply

some of the world's most selective and famous private jewellery collectors as well as the industry's giants. Piranesi gained unique access to the mines and most sought-after gemstones of the time. Piranesi and Elisabeth Taylor

Left to right: Corinna von Nebgen von Klitzing attends the presentation at an exclusive VIP client event in Zurich with Julian Hajibay, Managing Director of Piranesi.

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Initially discovered and worn by the royals and later also by icons like Dame Elisabeth Taylor, collectors turned to Piranesi not only for its high-quality gemstones, but also for the brand’s impeccable and bespoke service offered in the family-owned stores in Italy, Switzerland and the United States. Discover Piranesi's many collections and rich heritage on Piranesi.com.



Piaget Rose - An iconic collection

Piaget Rose Earrings - 18K rose gold - Set with 144 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 1.28 cts)

celebrating nature,

by Piaget Left: Piaget Rose Ring 18K rose gold - Set with 72 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 0.64 ct)

These new Piaget Rose creations present bouquets of roses that are brought to life with a mix of textures, diamonds, and Piaget’s extraordinary savoirfaire.

“EXTRAORDINARY ENCOUNTERS” CAMPAIGN PIAGET CELEBRATES EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN

Following last year’s successful Extraordinary Women international campaign, Piaget unveils its second cohort of women who continue the celebration of what it is to be an Extraordinary Woman. The Extraordinary Women international campaign was created in 2020 to celebrate 10 women who are exceptional in their respective fields, ranging from cinema to art, music, design, and artistry. Perceptions of femininity are constantly evolving, and these Extraordinary Women represent a new dynamic that inspires and empowers other women to have the courage to blaze their own trails.

Piaget Rose Ear Clip - 18K rose gold - Set with 12 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 0.17 ct)

Left to right: Wendy Yu is an award-winning Chinese investor, the Founder and CEO of Yu Holdings and is recognised internationally for her philanthropic work in the world of fashion. She is the Chinese Ambassador of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, has created a prize for emerging Chinese fashion designers. And Momoko Ando is a Japanese film director.

This year sees the arrival of a new group of Extraordinary Women who are featured in Piaget’s “Extraordinary Encounters” Campaign that explores the meaning of mentorship. Clémence Poésy, Wendy Yu, Balqees Fathi, Katherine Pooley, Noella Coursaris Musunka, Momoko Ando and Yeol Eum Son discuss women empowering women on YouTube and piaget.com/lp/extraordinary-women. Katharine Pooley (right) is one of the world’s most famous interior designers. Her eponymous London-based design studio was established over 15 years ago. Katharine is also a partner of the charity Childhood Trust, offering her company’s services to redecorate the bedrooms of children living in severe poverty in London. She is also an ambassador for the women’s health charity, Lady Garden.

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Right: Balqees Fathi is an Emirati singer with three record-breaking albums. She holds the title of United Nations Champion for Women’s Rights in the Middle East.

All images courtesy of Piaget.

A second pair of earrings in rose gold present a different bouquet design with one large open bloom fully set with diamonds, and a second smaller bud with a diamond in the centre, totalling 134 brilliantA generous bouquet ring and cut diamonds. matching earrings are decorated with Piaget’s signature Two ear clips offer a bold and “Décor Palace” which accentu- different way to wear earrings. ates the reflection of light on They can be clipped anywhere each rose petal. Beautifully set on the ear for an elegant and diamonds and polishing bring a daring look, and they come in a further note of generosity to choice of rose or white gold and the bouquets. are set with 12 brilliant-cut Available in rose gold, the ring diamonds. and the earrings are set with Discover all the rose designs on brilliant-cut diamonds. piaget.com.


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