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Actress Michelle Rodriguez chose Avakian at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

Michelle Rodriguez attends the screening of "Blackkklansman" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 14, 2018 in Cannes, France. Credit: Gisela Schober/Getty Images

The one-of-a-kind glamorous high jewellery necklace and ring, set in white gold, capture a spring garden in full bloom with dancing peacocks. Perfect for Spring-Summer festivities, this statement necklace features stacked motifs that are adorned with diamonds, emeralds and sapphires referencing blossom petals and peacock feathers. Alternating sapphire and emerald accents on the motif add visual interest to the bold necklace with a diamond-encrusted collier that entwines along the décolletage.

Avakian Statement Necklace

Avakian Statement Necklace

Cocktail ring: Set in 18K white gold, and adorned with pear-cut and round brilliant-cut diamonds (2.28 carats), round brilliant-cut blue sapphires (0.24 carats), round brilliant-cut emeralds (.20 carats) and pear-cut Colombian emerald (1.57 carats).

Statement necklace: Set in 18K white gold, and accented with pear-cut and round brilliant-cut diamonds (38.24 carats), The one-of-a-kind glamorous high jewellery necklace and ring, set in white gold, capture a spring garden in full bloom with dancing peacocks. Perfect for Spring-Summer festivities, this statement necklace features stacked motifs that are adorned with diamonds, emeralds and sapphires referencing blossom petals and peacock feathers. Alternating sapphire and emerald accents on the motif add visual interest to the bold necklace with a diamond-encrusted collier that entwines along the décolletage.

Actress Dame Helen Mirren chose Avakian at the 71st Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of “Les Filles Du Soleil”

Actress Helen Mirren attends the screening of "Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil)" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2018 in Cannes, France. Credit: Venturelli/WireImage

Actress Helen Mirren attends the screening of “Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil)” during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2018 in Cannes, France. Credit: Venturelli/WireImage

The British Actress adorned a necklace and earrings from the High Jewellery Collection. The set draws upon the style of the Art Deco, and vibrant and contrasting colours often used in Art Deco jewellery back in the era. The one-of-a-kind jewels float in a lacy web of pavéd diamonds that entraps yellow sapphires, accented by pear-cut and shield-cut blue tourmalines on the lace mesh. Graduating in size, the gem-encrusted lozenge motifs of the unique pair of earrings and the necklace are interlinked on a diamond pavéd circle chain.

Dangler earrings: Set in yellow gold, and adorned with pear-cut and shield-cut blue tourmalines (2.12 carats), round brilliant-cut yellow sapphires (5.27 carats) and round brilliant-cut white diamonds (3.08 carats).

Necklace: Set in yellow gold, and accented with pear-cut and shield-cut blue tourmalines (4.17 carats), round brilliant-cut yellow sapphires (5.27 carat) and round brilliant-cut white diamonds (3.08 carats). Link Chain: Set in yellow gold circles with diamond pave on one side.

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5 of Belfast’s Best Tattoo Studios in the Cathedral Quarter

If you’re looking for new ink or just some inspiration for your next piece look no further than Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, with five premier tattoo studios all located within the heart of the city.

Whether you want simple line work, geometry, realism or blackwork, there are many talented artists to suit all styles. 

Here are 5 tattoo studios in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter:

1. Belfast City Skinworks 

Based in Belfast for the last 30 years Belfast City Skinworks is one of Belfast’s oldest and most established Tattoo and piercing specialists in the city. 

Located in the old building of St Malachy’s Christian Brothers School, the tattoo studio has gone from strength to strength, even tattooing boxing legend Carl Frampton. 

Providing a complimentary consultation service and a large portfolio of past work the company caters for first time tattooers or regulars who are ready to get a new piece. 

To find out more go to belfastcityskinworks.com or follow them on Facebook or Instagram

2. A Sailors Grave 

With a huge studio space on Royal Avenue and 11 resident artists, A Sailors Grave is certainly a popular choice for tattoo lovers in Belfast. 

The variety of artists available at the studio means you will be sure to find an artist that specialises in the style you like. Calia Dagger specialises in fine line and dot work whilst Sabra Carson specialises in neo-traditional. 

To find out more go to asailorsgrave.co.uk or follow them on Facebook or Instagram

3. Meraki Tattoo

Based in North Street Meraki Tattoo specialises in blackwork and geometry and cosmetic tattooing. 

As an appointment only based studio you will have to contact one of their artists; Mark, Brandon, Nathan or Liam directly to book an appointment. You can see a selection of the different artists work on their social media to find which style would suit you best. 

Follow them on Instagram or Facebook for more information.

4. Penthouse Ink

Based in Royal Avenue Penthouse Ink pride themselves on catering to all styles and offering custom designs. 

Clients of the studio have praised its friendly atmosphere and laidback staff. Resident artists Jan and Aaron both have their work displayed on social media for customers to check out their style. 

Follow them on Facebook or Instagram for more information

5. Addinktion 

Established in 2010, Addinktion Tattoo is based on Donegall Street in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter.

Offering custom tattoos by resident artists Dre and Adam, the company has a wide variety of styles and designs featured on their social media, including tarot based designs and portraits. 

Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for more information

To find out more about what’s happening in Belfast Cathedral Quarter check out the Destination CQ website at cathedralquarterbelfast.com

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Lidl Northern Ireland Extends Bestselling Merch Range

Following a sell-out launch last Christmas, Lidl Northern Ireland has now revealed a fresh new line of Lidl merchandise, on sale in stores across the region now. The coolest collection to land yet, Lidl Northern Ireland’s fashion forward shoppers can rock the ‘middle aisle style’ for as little as £1.49 – but hurry, they are available for a limited time only!

Boasting retro vintage vibes, each vibrant pieceis infused with the iconic Lidl colours of blue, yellow and red, including the collection centerpiece – the new and quirky Lidl belt bag (£4.99). This convenient and chic fashion accessory is perfect for your staycation adventures or to fuel your festival dreams and is certainly one you don’t want to miss out on. Finish the look with Lidl’s infamous statement trainers (£12.99) and branded sports socks (£1.49) for a truly fierce ensemble.

For a more subtle style, try Lidl Northern Ireland’s new selection of men’s and women’s logo t-shirts (£3.99). Made with 100% cotton for added comfort, these trendy tees both look and feel great. Pair them up with Lidl’s logo leggings (£3.99), available in grey and black, and bring all your Lidl fashion fantasies to life!

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