Yap Leng Kuen talks to Nini Chan, an artisan who enjoys jewellery making process. Nini Chan, founder of Nini Jeweller Atelier, enjoys the process of creating a piece of jewellery the most, in her business of crafting and selling these valuable items.
“The process from drawing, based on imagination, to a realized form, and meeting people along the way, is what I enjoy most,’’ said Nini.
For Chinese New Year (CNY) and Valentine’s Day which falls on the third day of CNY, she has already crafted some limited edition animal pendants from Hetian jade and diamonds set in 18 carat gold.
Hetian is located in northwestern China and has been synonymous with the best nephrite; of the many varieties of Chinese jade, Hetian jade is considered to be one of the most valuable.
As a gemstone, Hetian jade is believed to have healing power and helps to ‘build up luck.’
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