Tiffany & Co. Presents the Legendary Tiffany Diamond in Beijing

Tiffany & Co. brought the brilliance of its design to Beijing, China by presenting  for the first time the magnificent 128-carat Tiffany Diamond . Unveiled in 1878, the Tiffany Diamond is the finest and most beautiful fancy yellow diamond ever discovered, as well as the only diamond named after Tiffany. The luxury jeweler also celebrated more than 175 years as the world’s leading purveyor of the finest diamonds by displaying a momentous exhibition, A Brilliant Legacy, featuring treasures from the Tiffany Archives.
The star-studded gala included the presence of famous actress Carina Lau, who stole the limelight on the red carpet with the sparkling Tiffany Rhapsody necklace. With diamonds weighing about 30 carats, the piece catches attention with a pendant adorned with a sparkling20-carat vivid yellow diamond.  Ni Ni, Shu-pei Qin, Liang Zhang, Da-wei Tong, Yue Guan, Joe Chen, Tao Yin and other friends of Tiffany & Co. were all mesmerized by the brand’s heritage.
In honor of the exhibition, the renowned composer Tan Dun, widely known for his scores for the films Croughing Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, composed an original score inspired by the purity and brilliance of the Tiffany Diamond. At the exhibition held in Beijing, he and his orchestra presented the score for the very first time, recounting the wondrous story of the Tiffany Diamond with the pure notes.
“The Tiffany Diamond is our greatest icon. It has been the cornerstone of our legacy with its rarity, unrivalled quality, outstanding craftsmanship and excellent design, manifesting the vision of our founder. Presenting this legendary icon in Beijing shows our commitment to China, an important strategic market in our development plan,” said Michael J. Kowalski, chairman and chief  executive officer of Tiffany & Co. 

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