By  on July 5, 2011


Chanel Joaillerie’s breathtaking collection, Contrastes, played on opposites, working black with white — a house code — as well as rough with smooth, or round and geometric forms. The pieces were presented in a black-and-white set in the brand’s flagship, with lights timed to brighten and dim in sync with an animated film of a lunar eclipse. A spectrum of black and gray spinels cast a shadow across frosty white diamonds, moonstones and pearls on the Perle de Rosée necklace, with the combination of stones creating a raised surface, while creamy lines of pearls rained from chunky, cloud-shaped white gold and diamond pendants on a pair of Nuage de Glace (Ice Cloud) earrings. Dainty engravings could be perceived through organic-looking faceted rock crystal plaques on the impressive Pluie de Cristal necklace, with twinkling lines of diamonds streaming from its main pendant. The Art Deco-style Soleil d’Automne (Autumn Sun) necklace added warmth to the landscape, its yellow cushion-cut diamonds and gold cultured pearls offering a rare touch of color that interplayed with bright white gems.

 

To Read the Full Article
SUBSCRIBE NOW

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus