At 17, Wallace Chan founded his gemstone carving workshop in 1974. In 1987, he invented the renowned illusionary carving technique “Wallace Cut”. After 8 years of research, he mastered titanium to create ethereal jewelry pieces then released the technology into the public domain. His innovation introduced titanium into the world of high jewelry to shape a new direction for modern jewelry making.
He is the first Asian jewelry artist to exhibit at TEFAF, London Masterpiece, and Biennale des Antiquaires. He was invited to deliver talks at Harvard University, Central Saint Martins, the V&A Museum, and the Cooper Hewitt Museum. Recognized as a top jewelry artist and innovator, he is featured extensively in international media. His one-of-a-kind creations are philosophical and carry messages of the past to become the heritage of the future.