The Red Carpet collection by Chopard is designed by the inimitable luxury house which is official partner of the annual Cannes Film Festival since 1998 which is set to take place this year from May 11 – 22. It also crafts, in its Geneva workshops, the famous Palme d’Or rewarding the best film. So never say never, but reach up for the stars we say…
Boucheron's Chinha ring set with rubellite, rubies and diamonds is at once arresting and eye-catching. Featuring two majestic eagles positioned back to back against their precious merchandise, it is a statement piece which makes a perfect family heirloom.
The famous Spanish jeweler Carrera y Carrera’s displays its sculptural artistry in its amazing Dragones de Fuego ring. Blending yellow gold, garnets and diamonds it features the fire-breathing, mythical beast with a ‘burning’ red garnet on its back.
Louis Vuitton's show-stopping Dentelle de Monograme earrings in white gold dangle 4.45 carats red spinels and 1.98 carats diamonds from its amazing Voyage dans le Temps collection. Inspired by art-deco essence, they were the perfect choice for brand ambassador Alicia Vikander at the 2016 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards where she won the Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Danish Girl’.
Roberto Coin's Cobra Unique Haute Couture 18k rose gold ring features the beautiful reptilian beauty with ruby eyes, curved protectively around a facetted crystal rock and lavished over with pave diamonds.
The marvelous piece recalls D.H. Lawrence’s famous poem ‘Snake’ relating the moment, one hot afternoon when a man spots a snake drinking water from a pool to which he too was headed to. He watches in fascination as it quenches its thirst just like he would but just as it is moving away to its hole, sheer cruelty and pettiness get the better of him, and he aims a log of wood at the retreating animal, only to regret his action forever...
Paying tribute to the lightness and movement of kites is Parisian jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels' Cerfs Volants Mystérieux necklace. It features pink and white gold settings with baguette-cut rubies, Mystery-set rubies and diamonds. Adding to the charm of the kites is the angle of the piece and pretty ruby bows in carefully graded sizes.
The historic jewellery house Fabergé revisits its Russian heritage in its high jewellery collection Les Danses Fantasques. It was inspired by the Great Russian ballets and evokes the opulence of the legendary productions. We feature its charming Aurora diamond and emerald tassel earrings crafted in platinum settings recalling the ethereal elegance of Sleeping Beauty and the female lead, Princess Aurora.
The world’s oldest jewellery house Garrard celebrated its 280th anniversary last year along with the 10th anniversary of its iconic Angel Wings collection. It marked the occasion by presenting its new ‘Wings Reflection’ collection from which we select the splendorous Coloured Wings Double ring painstakingly pave set with green semi-precious gemstones and accented by diamond brilliants.
Renowned American jeweler Harry Winston asserts its fabulous craftsmanship in the amazing Colombian Emerald Diamond Platinum Cocktail ring fashioned in platinum. In it, a stunning intensely green Colombian emerald plays chief protagonist studded with a double row of diamonds on all four sides.
Mouawad's high jewellery and masterpieces are unique creations that embody Mouawad’s art of bringing the most beautiful stones to life through a heritage of craftsmanship that dates back more than a century. We feature its Euphoria Emerald necklace showcasing the famed brand’s legendary artistry highlighted by delightful floral motifs composed of emeralds and diamonds.
Pasquale Bruni’s Giardino Segreto leaf-shaped earrings showcase intricate detail and vision. Inspired by the beauty of gardens, it recalls the charm of a cluster of bushes or cacti in a pebble feature and has a Zen-like beauty. It is fashioned in pink gold set with jade, green agate, tsavorite and diamonds. The collection by the same name is dedicated to the secret courtyards and hidden gardens of Milan, where art and nature commune.
SAPPHIRES & DIAMONDS
If it’s bold and beautiful, it has to be Bulgari! And the famed Italian jeweller’s Water Symphony necklace captures this aspect. Inspired by musical Italian fountains, it boasts a large central sapphire (45.57 ct) and a smaller sapphire (3.65 ct) above it. Meanwhile, a rose window is created by pear and brilliant cut diamonds and ribbons of baguettes, repeated in a chain to form stylised violin keys. It is part of the Giardini Italiani high jewellery collection featuring more than 100 creations inspired by the art of gardening during the Italian Renaissance.
“The best things in life are free, the second best are very expensive” as Coco Chanel so wisely put it. Her eponymous brand’s new Signature Ultime Saphirs bracelet fashioned in 18K white gold is set with a 1-carat brilliant-cut diamond, 265 square-cut sapphires for a total weight of 66 carats and 221 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total weight of 7.7 carats. Juxtaposing geometric perfection with gently curved features, it offers pure temptation…
Chaumet's Hortensia Voie Lactee collection is inspired by Empress Josephine’s love for flower gardens. We select a pretty brooch bursting with blossoms from its fantasies crafted in 18k white gold and set with blue sapphires, white chalcedony and GVS diamonds. Pin it on anytime for an instant uplift of your attire and occasion!
Placing a modern spin on the sophisticated glamour and timeless romance long-associated with Hollywood style, Jacob & Co.’s Titanium Glam Collection offers large statement pieces designed to reflect the lights and splendor of the red carpet. It features a selection of super light-weight and flexible earrings that are bold in design, with the titanium frame richly pave-set with sapphires, rubies or emeralds stones and gold plated at the back in a semi-hollow design, depicting a beautiful array of colors.
London jeweler Graff pays marvelous tribute to ballet dancing in its Ballerina rings featuring a stunning 7.75 carat cushion-cut blue sapphire ringed by a flank of 170 of the finest pear-shaped white diamonds which are in turn ringed by ‘pleats’ of pave sapphires recalling a ballerina’s tutu as swirls her way across the stage…
DIAMONDS & CITRINES
Legendary Cartier’s Art Deco Citrine and Diamond bracelet dating to circa 1935 is a timeless tribute to nature. It is characterized by two, strikingly bold, floral-shaped features. The versatile statement piece is adjustable and therefore suitable for a variety of wrist sizes, while the pretty blooms are detachable clip brooches.
Oozing casual ease and effortless charm are Marco Bicego's One-of-a-kind pink tourmaline, imperial topaz and diamond earrings. The dangling beauties boast a rare colour combo that makes them perfect for the red carpet as well as for any special occasion of the day.
Valérie Messika offers us six new interpretations of an all-time classic in jewellery in her Messika Paris Bague Toi & Moi ring. Simply love at first sight we feature a piece bringing two pear-shaped diamonds together set at unusual angles. Fashioned in white and yellow gold settings, each of them is pegged by a diamond brilliant at its apex for added sparkle.
An ode to the rarest, most mysterious of cultured pearls, Mikimoto's High Jewellery Flora necklace is a stunning suite featuring an abundance of 17mm Golden South Sea pearls blooming from beds of festively fluted petals. The rich honey hues of the Golden Baroque South Sea against the sparkling Diamonds convey the effervescence of poured champagne.
A collection of Tiffany & Co’s gemstones cut to maximize each captivating color, the Sparklers collection is a bewitching showcase of the American style icon’s mastery of its craft. We pick its striking Citrine ring set with a cushion-cut citrine and round brilliant diamonds on 18k gold settings.