China DailyFebruary 2021
Celebrated Jewelry Designer to Show Sculptures in Venice
"Wallace Chan is celebrated for his talent in jewelry design and cutting ... But what's less known of Chan is that he has been making sculptures for more than four decades."
The Journal of The Gemmological Association of Hong KongNovember 2020
Interview with Jewellery Master Mr Wallace Chan
"Wallace Chan is a creator of unique jewellery pieces. He is recognised worldwide for his skill and innovation."
THE NEW YORK TIMESNovember 2020
Why Is Jewelry 'Coveted'?
"'The great designers are all wild,' she said. 'They don't fight their desire to create something. That's the wildness.' Melanie Grant cited as an example the Chinese designer Wallace Chan, a virtuoso stonecutter, who came up with the improbable technique of carving gems submerged in water."
Wallace Chan’s First Porcelain Jewel On View At British Museum
"While Wallace Chan was in London in September 2019, the first jewel made with his proprietary unbreakable porcelain was placed on exhibit at the British Museum. It’s the first work by a contemporary jewelry artist that the venerable museum chose to include in its permanent collection."
DE LIMBURGERMarch 2020
Kunstenaar Wallace Chan: geestelijk vader van peperdure sieraden, maar ook een bescheiden monnik
Artist, scientist, alchemist and Buddhist monk. Wallace Chan gave a lecture about his work and life at the Maastricht Art Academy.
The TelegraphAugust 2019
The Jewellery mastermind behind 'Unbreakable Porcelain' - and why the waiting list for his art is years long
"Over the last 45 years he has become one of the most visionary and influential forces in the world of high jewellery."
Hong Kong Master Jeweler Wallace Chan Exhibits His Wearable Sculptures At The TEFAF Maastricht
"With each piece crafted to narrate a unique story or illustrate a philosophical thought, the spiritual materializes into dramatic jewelry."
MING PAOJanuary 2019
The Exhibition of Jewelry Artist Wallace Chan: Revealing the Inner World of Gemstones
"Wallace Chan is the world’s leading Chinese jewelry artist. He exhibited at world-class art fairs such as The European Fine Arts Fair (TEFAF), and was named the “Carving Prodigy from Asia” by German media."
Jewellery Design: Art and artistry of Wallace Chan
"Wallace Chan is not only a veteran artist, but also an innovator."
CHINA DAILYJanuary 2019
Wallace Chan: The Teacher and The Student
"Wallace Chan is an acclaimed Hong Kong-based jeweller who has attained international success through his innovation in techniques and materials."
ORIENTAL DAILYJanuary 2019
The Art of Jewellery Shapeshifting
"He rocks the jewelry world through devoting decades into the marriage of art and technology."
THE ECONOMISTDecember 2018
An appreciation of porcelain in four objects
"There is plenty to be charmed by in Mr Chan’s invention."
Wallace Chan Unveils 14 Jewels Made With Unbreakable Porcelain
"Those familiar with Chan’s creations will see that while the material may be innovative, his designs are typical Wallace Chan, which means they are not typical at all."
ROBB REPORTNovember 2018
This Jewelry Designer Has Created Porcelain That You Cannot Break
"Over the last four decades, the Hong Kong-based artist (now 62) has drawn international attention for being a jewelry pioneer in not just design, but materials and craftsmanship."
1843 MAGAZINENovember 2018
"Chan mastered the metal by ditching the methods he used for other precious metals and inventing new ones."
Master jeweler invents unbreakable porcelain
"Every day Wallace Chan “communicates” with the universe, turning rough, ancient gemstones into extraordinary pieces of jewelry."
High Jewelry Artist Wallace Chan Invents Unbreakable Porcelain
"He is distinguished among high jewelers because he not only creates the designs but does much of the artisan work himself."
THE NEW YORK TIMESJuly 2018
This Porcelain is Tougher Than It Looks
"His discovery, after all, has the potential to change the industry."
1843 MAGAZINEJune/July 2017
Wallace Chan on a jade cicada
It might take me 20 years to acquire their ability. Would it be worth it? Would I give up 20 years of my life to make something like this? I thought that, yes, it would be worth it – because when I looked at the cicada I saw a whole world.
ROBB REPORTFebruary 2017
Jewelry Artist Wallace Chan's Sizable New Brooch Can Be Worn or Displayed as Art
"Jewelry artist Wallace Chan conveys his Chinese heritage and Zen philosophy in one- offs such as this cicada brooch."
"He doesn’t merely set gems; he transforms them."
FINANCIAL TIMESSeptember 2016
Wallace Chan thinks dragons are no drag
"Today collectors are captivated by his philosophical, sculptural creations which merge eastern and western sensibilities, ancient crafts and new technologies, especially novel use of titanium."
ROBB REPORT USAJuly 2016
10 of the Most Influential Jewelry Designers from the Last 40 Years
CHINA DAILY USAMarch 2016
Wallace Chan: bringing stones to life
"…the first Chinese jewelry artist ever invited to exhibit at TEFAF in Maastricht, Europe’s most prestigious art fair."
1843 MAGAZINENovember 2016
The Power of Asian Taste
"His popularity has spread far beyond Hong Kong."
THE NEW YORK TIMESDecember 2015
The stone is me
"He has the curiosity, courage and, above all, the talents to push boundaries, artistically and geographically. He is one of the first Chinese jewelry artists to make his name in the international arena."
The Dreamlike World of Wallace Chan on Exhibit in Hong Kong
"His techniques are original and are the result of painstaking effort that in most cases takes years to accomplish."
How Did The Human Face Appear in a Gemstone?
"These pieces of jewelry carry such an aura of exclusivity that it is rare to find a Chan piece on the open market."
Carving Humans into Precious Stone
"Wallace Chan is one of Asia’s most influential jewellery designers."
THE ECONOMISTSeptember 2014
Asian Star: A Hong Kong designer, Wallace Chan is about to become much better known
"The jewels he makes are delicate and deeply reflect his Zen Buddhist philosophy. They are also technically innovative."
Chinese Collectors jet in to buy Wallace Chan jewels at Biennale
"This is where jewelry meets art at the highest level."