JeweLuxe Singapore

Women designers shine in JeweLuxe: Starting with a gem of an idea

Home-grown brand Yuli Fine Jewellery is known today for its flamboyant and bold pieces, but its founder Jessie Foo Yuli, 55, says the journey has not been easy.

"When I started the business in 1995, I had only $10,000 and had to use that money to put a deposit for my consigned goods so that I could show them to my customers," she recalls.

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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 'Starting with a gem of an idea'. Print Edition | Subscribe