May 2008

Calleija opens in Old Bond Street

Australian Jewellery Designer John Calleija creates a sparkling night to remember in the famous jewellery precinct of Old Bond Street in London. Supermodel Claudia Schiffer hit the pink carpet at the official launch party of Calleija’s new Boutique in the Royal Aracde, Mayfair, London.

John Calleija, the first Australian Jeweller to open in London held an exclusive ‘pink diamond’ themed party in the Royal Arcade where the chic boutique is nestled. Special guest Claudia Schiffer wore a 1.43CT Argyle Pink Diamond designed by John Calleija matched with a pink and white drop bracelet and a black and white diamond brooch.

Australian singing sensation Gabriella Cilmi’s acoustic performance included her No. 1 hit single “Sweet about me” captivating the 200 strong audience. Local and International Celebrities such as Sadie Frost, Bonnie Lythgoe and the Royal Price of Brunei attended the swinging event.

John Calleija was supported on the night by Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine’s top executives from Australia and London who also attended the event, along with the CEO of Aston Martin.