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jewellerynews Gone with the Wind

Live for the Moment Fine jewellery should no longer be worn just for special occasions but should be part of your everyday uniform. This is the message from Buccellati in its new campaign shot by photographer Peter Lindbergh, who has used his renowned lens to capture the magic of everyday moments. The series of black-and-white images, starring actress Elisa Sednaoui, speak to the Italian jeweller’s rich heritage, having been shot where the maison was founded in Milan in 1919. Pictured here sporting pieces from the Hawaii collection – characterised by gold wheels, crafted by artisans who twist the gold thread into circular shapes by hand – the campaign also presents Macri and Iconi, as well as the brand’s coveted, one-of-a-kind cocktail rings.

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Cutting Edge The iconic quilted pattern, also known as matelassé on Chanel’s legendary handbags was first created in February 1955. Said to have been inspired by a number of different sources, from a jockey’s riding coat to cushions in Coco Chanel’s Paris apartment, it has this year resulted in the birth of a new fine jewellery range, Coco Crush, encompassing rings and a cuff-bracelet.

In its simplicity, the radical and resolutely contemporary spirit of the Coco Crush collection expresses all the values of modernity and refinement that have distinguished Chanel fine jewellery since its origins

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Coco Crush, from £1,400 chanel.com

This month marks an exciting moment for Dior; Victoire de Castellane has released her first complete fine jewellery collection in almost three years. Wanting to “capture the history of the house”, the line has been based around an iconic symbol relating to the brand’s founder; the Rose des Vents is an eight-branch star motif which Dior first discovered in his childhood summer home in Granville. This has been reinterpreted into a series of bracelets and necklaces featuring a medallion-style pendant with a reverso concept; one side has a precious gemstone (choose from turquoise, mother of pearl, pink opal or lapis lazuli), while the other features the diamond star pattern. With prices starting from an affordable £1,100, this is the perfect summer holiday accessory.

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Round the Bend So used are we to seeing bright colours emanating from De Grisogono’s fine jewellery collections that we were quite taken aback at this year’s Baselworld when we previewed its latest offering. In a dramatic turn around, the Geneva-based jeweller’s Vortice collection comprises rose gold jewellery pieces whereby the focus is solely on the intricate, intertwining design; each of the volutes making up the earrings and rings is composed of spring-shaped coils that wrap around the wearer’s skin to create the dynamic, free-flowing movement. But of course, it wouldn’t quite be De Grisogono if there wasn’t a smattering of diamonds to finish it off.

Vortice collection, from £4,700 (non-set rose-gold ring) to £43,300 (full diamond-set earrings in white or rose gold) degrisogono.com

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Vantage Magazine June 2015  

Welcome to the June edition of The Vantage magazine, celebrating the dynamism of the area and bringing you the latest features, articles and...

Vantage Magazine June 2015  

Welcome to the June edition of The Vantage magazine, celebrating the dynamism of the area and bringing you the latest features, articles and...

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