Bling empire

The Straits Times profiles three women in Singapore leading their family jewellery empires through crises and changing consumer tastes

Ms Shanya Amarasuriya holds real clout with husbands-to-be.

After all, they form a bulk of her clientele at B.P. de Silva Jewellers. It takes good conversation to nail down what kind of engagement rings and jewellery their fiancees are after, says the 30-year-old creative director.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 25, 2021, with the headline 'Bling empire '. Subscribe