Top 10 | Most Beautiful Jewelry Collection From Coco Chanel France
In 1932, Gabrielle Chanel introduces her first and only jewelry collection, Bijoux de Diamants, breaking with the codes of traditional jewelry. The famous star, the stones fitting the design of the jewel, the word “collection” borrowed from fashion or the use of wax figures for a natural display of the jewels. This vision of jewelry, this audacity, and this unique creativity are still as present today.
The lion is the talisman for CHANEL jewelry, representing Gabrielle Chanel, born August 19, 1883, under the sign of Leo.
The camellia, a decorative element so often used by Mademoiselle, transcends its status of flower to become an icon of CHANEL.
Gabrielle Chanel lived out her existence within a few Parisian blocks — her townhouse at 29 Faubourg Saint-Honoré, her boutique at 31 rue Cambon, her suite at the Ritz overlooking Place Vendôme and 18 Place Vendôme, the home of CHANEL High Jewelry.
The size and quality of gemstones are of primary focus, evoking Gabrielle Chanel’s focus on stones, with her original codes imbued in every detail. The emerald-cut diamond represents Place Vendôme, the form of the Navette personifies an ear of wheat and the round-cut diamond, the heart of the iconic camellia.