The sky's the limit when it comes to these luxe Mother's Day gifts that are fit for a queen
She deserves it
While your love may not cost a thing, it’s always nice to treat your mum to an exquisite gift that she won’t dream of splurging on herself. If you are still wondering what to get her, check out our list of extreme indulgences. Credit cards, at the ready!
Cartier Juste Un Clou bracelet
The instantly recognisable Juste Un Clou Torque oversized bracelet magnifies the precious qualities of everyday life (its design is inspired by a humble piece of hardware, the nail.) The dazzling diamonds add an extra sprinkling of decadence to the sleek pink gold bracelet. This is definitely a fitting addition to your mum’s wrist (and will look equally good on yourself).
Cartier Juste Un Clou bracelet, $121,000 from Cartier
Cle De Peau Beaute’s iconic La Creme is a high-performance multi-benefit face cream that’s just the right thing for your mum to use to massage away all stress lines you may or may not have added onto her face. The suite of skin-loving ingredients also promise to firm and tighten her skin, plus the posh crystal packaging is just plain pretty to look at, and is a work of art unto itself.
Cle De Peau Beaute La Creme, $1,200 for 50ml, from TANGS
Poh Heng’s ORO22 goes against the idea that yellow gold is tacky and old-fashioned. Fashioned from a one-of-a-kind hue of gold dubbed Moonlight Glow, the asymmetrical solid 22k gold ring comes in a contemporary design with a hint of boldness that’s perfect for the mum with contemporary tastes.
La Prairie’s Cellular Cream Platinum Rare is a potent potion that promises to maintain the skin’s firmness, reduce lines and preserve the skin’s tone and texture. With a formula that’s fortified with cutting-edge tech, this pot of gold is the perfect intersection between science and art.
La Prairie Cellular Cream Platinum Rare, $1,885 for 50ml, from TANGS
Another lavish necklace piece, Tiffany & Co’s T Chain 18 Karat gold necklace is a mix of masterful engineering and design: Each hand-polished and handcrafted link pivots perfectly, allowing it to bend gracefully, while the design allows its wearer to wear it long or doubled up for that V-neck dress your mother loves wearing.
Tiffany & Co T Chain 18 karat gold necklace $21,748 from Net-a-porter
Tiffany & Co T Tennis small 18 karat rose gold diamond bracelet
Crafted from polished 18 karat rose gold, set with 5.25 carats of stunning princess-cut diamonds and finished with a 0.06-carat rose-cut diamond at the clasp, this simple and clean bracelet will elevate any outfit. The versatile piece can be worn alone or stacked with other jewellery in her collection, depending on your mum’s mood for the day.
Tiffany & Co T Tennis small 18 karat rose gold diamond bracelet $22,937 from Net-a-porter
Don’t you just love this mother-of-pearl dial on this Perpetual Datejust 36? The iridescent black dial differs in intensity, colour and structure across all models, making each one a one-of-a-kind gift for your mother.
Cartier Panthere de Cartier 18-karat rhodiumized white gold diamond watch
Made from 18-karat rhodiumized white gold and assembled with interlocking maillon links, this timepiece is encased in sapphire glass and illuminated by 44 brilliant cut diamonds. This quietly bold and elegant investment piece is perfect for the self-assured woman in your life.
Cartier Panthere de Cartier 18-karat rhodiumized white gold diamond watch, $40,500 from Cartier
Versatile, compact and chic, the Gabrielle hobo bag is crafted from aged and smooth calfskin, with a silver-tone chain and gold tone metal logo. This beauty of a bag can be worn multiple ways for your multi-tasking mum: She can sling it across the body for hands-free convenience on casual off-duty days, or carry it on the shoulder for a slightly more polished look.
This bauble from Harry Winston’s Sparking Clusters collection is a treasure trove of enchanting jewels sure to bring a smile to your mother’s face. Case in point: The Sparkling Cluster earrings are wrought from 16 brilliant round and four pear-shaped diamonds weighing a total of 4.27 carats that are set in platinum for a head-turning heirloom-worthy investment piece.
From the same Sparkling Clusters collection comes Harry Winston’s Sparkling Cluster necklace that will stand your mother in good stead when it comes to anything from a black-tie affair to your cousin’s wedding dinner. Breathtaking in its brilliance, the platinum necklace is made up of 148 round brilliant and three pear-shaped diamonds weighing a total of 15.36 carats.
As Audrey Hepburn would attest, pearls are the perfect embodiment of class. This long necklace from Chanel’s Spring Summer Pre Collection 17’ is strung together from metal and the most lustrous of faux pearls, and makes a great layering piece for mum’s society gala dinners.