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.
Virgile Abloh, the Louis Vuitton’s artistic director brings us a new twist on the Cuban chain. The large links adopt the look of hip hop culture.
Animals are our mirrors, the reflection of our souls. Since Aesop and Jean de La Fontaine, cats, dogs, foxes, monkeys, storks and storks have denounced...
The elephant, which in its wild state may well have disappeared from the planet in twenty years’ time, is a great favorite with jewelers.
To support Sauvade, the French designer Pascale Monvoisin has created a pretty ring with a gold plaque on which a message can be engraved.
Developed and patented by Lebanese jeweler Tabbah for one of his customers, this ring is a reinterpretation of the traditional cigarette-holder.
Precious stones are not only used in jewelry. The Compagnie Française de l’Orient et de la Chine proposes four hardstone bowls hand-carved in India.