Swiss jeweler and watchmaker Chopard hosted a giant gala bash in Singapore recently, at the newly opened W Resort at Sentosa. Chopard Co-President Caroline Scheufele was in town for the proceedings and she made a point of emphasizing in her public remarks that Chopard would remain family owned. Takeovers, hostile or otherwise, are “not possible.”
Guests were treated to previews of the 2012 Red Carpet and High Jewelry collections, featuring the use of impressive high color precious stones such as padparadscha sapphires, rubies, emeralds, tanzanite and kunzite. A celebration of Marilyn Monroe, hence the theme Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, regional and Singapore guests were greeted by the sight of 25 photographs of Monroe by Milton Greene – alongside the stunning jewelry of course.