|Chopard latest Haute Joaillerie collection is a line-up of 71 creations. The Red Carpet collection stems from the creativity of Caroline Scheufele.|
Chopard makes a point of honour of using only with the most exceptional precious stones.
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Monday, 20 May 2019
Sunday, 19 May 2019
|Mouawad completed the crafting of a yellow rough yielding 54.21 carats. The round brilliant, fancy vivid yellow is the largest ever graded to date by the GIA. The rough stone was discovered in alluvial deposits in South Africa.|
The planning and cutting of the Mouawad Dragon took over six months to complete
|In his book Naturalis Historia from 77-79 CE, Pliny the Elder wrote, “although we enjoy looking at plants and leaves, we regard Emeralds with all the more pleasure because compared with them there is nothing that is more intensely green.”|
Colombia has been the source of the finest emeralds for more than 500 years, and they are the standard by which all others are measured.
The Crown of the Andes boasts a 24 ct emerald center stone and 442 additional emeralds.
Emerald cross and gold rosary recovered from the Nuestra Señora de Atocha
Friday, 17 May 2019
|Fashion forward contemporary designers like Anna Hu, Cindy Chao, Edmond Chin and Wallace Chan have all turned their attention to the metal. Anodized titanium can match the colours of many gemstones. ||Anna Hu Myth of Orchid|
Thursday, 16 May 2019
|Popular settings for gems include prongs, bezel settings, and full pavé, in which the stones are set close together. In recent years, the cut-down setting has become increasingly fashionable. Usually used on the shoulders of a ring, it involves securing the stones in a way that leaves them visible from the side and the top.||The recently unveiled Magical Setting by Chopard is patented.|