22 December 2016
In its heritage gallery, Van Cleef & Arpels has drawn together 70 pieces from those extremely creative years, the seventies. The desire for new horizons, colors and rusticity are reflected in a coral brooch set with amethysts and emeralds, and in a medallion with an Indian inspiration. Obviously the “Alhambra” necklace is there too: this long necklace punctuated with quadrilobe flowers in colored gemstones has indeed become the emblematic piece of that decade.
Until March 1st 2017 – Salon Patrimoine – 20, place Vendôme 75001 Paris.
In the “fantasy” category, brands offering vermeil, gold-plating and gold-plated brass are flying high. This is due to…
Opaque, smooth and shiny without sparkling: there’s nothing like lacquer to satisfy that crazy desire for color and optimism!
I was so surprised by the extreme lightness of this Tabayer bracelet – to the point of wondering if it was really gold at all.
As the central element of this collection, links even become a garment in their own right when Roustaing turns them into an ultra-sexy top.
Too big, too fragile, too disturbing, too bulky, too outrageous, too eccentric, too over-the-top… just too much. That’s what you’ll say when you...
In Renard Bijoux, you get a sense of authenticity, rurality, the emotions generated by the tiny details of everyday life, and of work done by hand.