JeweLuxe Singapore

Chic twists on tradition

Maison Tjoeng founder Yasmin Tjoeng says her products are influenced by the cultures of countries such as Papua New Guinea and Australia, where she grew up.
Maison Tjoeng founder Yasmin Tjoeng says her products are influenced by the cultures of countries such as Papua New Guinea and Australia, where she grew up.ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS CHONG

From rings paying homage to the moon goddess to a silver neck piece inspired by a Henri Rousseau painting, designer Yasmin Tjoeng's creations are chic, contemporary twists on tradition and culture.

The 34-year-old Australian, who founded Maison Tjoeng in 2016, is influenced by the cultures of countries such as Papua New Guinea and Australia - places where she grew up. She is among the independent designers showing their works at JeweLuxe.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 12, 2018, with the headline 'Chic twists on tradition'. Print Edition | Subscribe