The bi-annual high jewellery collections were shown in Paris during Spring Couture Week at the end of January and, as ever, brought with them the most exquisite designs and rarest diamonds available to buy now. While the world’s attention was turned to the intricate creations stalking the catwalks, on the Place Vendôme a select VIP clientele were privy to the latest fantasy creations from the industry’s top fine jewellery houses. Years in the making and often running into the millions in price, here’s our edit of the best of the best…
The Place Vendôme’s oldest jewellery house is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year and to celebrate, unveiled its new high jewellery pieces as part of an interactive exhibition called Vendôrama at the Monnaie de Paris. Highlights include new additions to the house’s signature Serpent Bohème collection in diamond, malachite and rhodolite as well as a number of animal-inspired unique pieces including a diamond wolf necklace and hummingbird ring set with an impressive yellow beryl (pictured).
Pictured: White gold wolf necklace with diamond, malachite and aquamarine; white and yellow gold hummingbird ring with beryl, emeralds, sapphires and diamonds; yellow gold Serpent Bohème sleepers with malachite; yellow gold Serpent Bohème pendant with malachite; pink gold Serpent Bohème Toi et Moi ring with rhodolite; yellow gold Serpent Bohème Pompon necklace with diamonds