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  • December 2018

    Forbes

    Forbes

    Wallace Chan Unveils 14 Jewels Made With Unbreakable Porcelain

    Those familiar with Chan’s creations will see that while the material may be innovative, his designs are typical Wallace Chan, which means they are not typical at all.

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  • November 2018

    Robb Report

    Robb Report

    The Jewelry Designer Has Created Porcelain That You Cannot Break

    Over the last four decades, the Hong Kong-based artist (now 62) has drawn international attention for being a jewelry pioneer in not just design, but materials and craftsmanship.

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  • November 2018

    The Economist 1843 Magazine

    The Economist 1843 Magazine

    Metal heads

    Chan mastered the metal by ditching the methods he used for other precious metals and inventing new ones.

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  • November 2018

    CNN

    CNN

    Master jeweler invents unbreakable porcelain

    Every day Wallace Chan “communicates” with the universe, turning rough, ancient gemstones into extraordinary pieces of jewelry.

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  • September 2018

    Forbes

    Forbes

    High Jewelry Artist Wallace Chan Invents Unbreakable Porcelain

    He is distinguished among high jewelers because he not only creates the designs but does much of the artisan work himself.

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  • July 2018

    New York Times

    New York Times

    This Porcelain is Tougher Than It Looks

    His discovery, after all, has the potential to change the industry.

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  • November 2017

    NEW YORK TIMES

    New York Times

    A Changeable Creation from Wallace Chan

    For me, creativity is looking at nature and realizing your own dreams.

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  • June/July 2017

    THE ECONOMIST 1843 MAGAZINE

    THE ECONOMIST 1843 MAGAZINE

    Wallace Chan on a jade cicada

    It might take me 20 years to acquire their ability. Would it be worth it? Would I give up 20 years of my life to make something like this? I thought that, yes, it would be worth it – because when I looked at the cicada I saw a whole world.

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  • February 2017

    ROBB REPORT USA

    Robb Report

    Jewelry Artist Wallace Chan's Sizable New Brooch Can Be Worn or Displayed as Art

    Jewelry artist Wallace Chan conveys his Chinese heritage and Zen philosophy in one- offs such as this cicada brooch.

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  • 2017

    T MAGAZINE, NEW YORK TIMES

    T Magazine, New York Times

    He doesn’t merely set gems; he transforms them.

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  • November 2016

    THE ECONOMIST 1843 MAGAZINE

    The Economist 1843 Magazine

    The Power of Asian Taste

    His popularity has spread far beyond Hong Kong.

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  • September 2016

    FINANCIAL TIMES

    FINANCIAL TIMES

    Wallace Chan thinks dragons are no drag

    Today collectors are captivated by his philosophical, sculptural creations which merge eastern and western sensibilities, ancient crafts and new technologies, especially novel use of titanium.

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  • July 2016

    ROBB REPORT USA

    ROBB REPORT USA

    10 of the Most Influential Jewelry Designers from the Last 40 Years

    10 of the Most Influential Jewelry Designers from the Last 40 Years

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  • March 2016

    CHINA DAILY USA

    CHINA DAILY USA

    Wallace Chan: bringing stones to life

    «…the first Chinese jewelry artist ever invited to exhibit at TEFAF in Maastricht, Europe’s most prestigious art fair»

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  • December 2015

    NEW YORK TIMES

    NEW YORK TIMES

    Wallace Chan: Becoming the Gemstone

    Although Wallace Chan grew up in extreme poverty, he designs some of the most expensive jewelry in the world. Mr. Chan experiments with technology to make unique pieces at his workshop in Hong Kong.

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  • December 2015

    NEW YORK TIMES

    NEW YORK TIMES

    The stone is me

    «He has the curiosity, courage and, above all, the talents to push boundaries, artistically and geographically. He is one of the first Chinese jewelry artists to make his name in the international arena..»

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  • November 2015

    FORBES

    FORBES

    The Dreamlike World of Wallace Chan on Exhibit in Hong Kong

    «His techniques are original and are the result of painstaking effort that in most cases takes years to accomplish.»

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  • November 2014

    CNN

    CNN

    How Did The Human Face Appear in a Gemstone?

    «These pieces of jewelry carry such an aura of exclusivity that it is rare to find a Chan piece on the open market.»

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  • September 2014

    BBC

    BBC

    Carving Humans into Precious Stone

    «Wallace Chan is one of Asia’s most influential jewellery designers.»

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  • September 2014

    THE ECONOMIST

    THE ECONOMIST

    Asian Star
    A Hong Kong designer, Wallace Chan is about to become much better known

    «The jewels he makes are delicate and deeply reflect his Zen Buddhist philosophy. They are also technically innovative.»

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  • September 2014

    REUTERS

    REUTERS

    Chinese Collectors jet in to buy Wallace Chan jewels at Biennale

    «This is where jewelry meets art at the highest level.»

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