Jewelry & Watches

Van Cleef & Arpels’ Perlée, a Delight for Special Occasions

Every woman needs a few sparklers for her special occasions and if you like to stack up many jewelry pieces instead of opting for one statement piece, Van Cleef & Arpels’ Perlée collection offers you quite a rich selection of creations that will never fail to add the needed sparkle to your look.

To make your look more stunning than it already is, every Perlée jewelry piece – be it a bracelet or a ring – adds a touch of femininity, elegance, sophistication and cheer. Yes, talk about packing a statement now! As classic as these pieces may look, they are definitely distinguished with their special je ne sais quoi that reflects through the golden beads that embrace the piece in the most delicate of ways.

Whether you’re planning to wear a chic suit, a cocktail dress or a gown, you will certainly be able to find the perfect pieces to complement your outfit and take it to the next level. With this in mind, we have gathered a selection of Perlée designs for you to choose from!

Perlée Couleurs bracelet in pink gold, diamonds and carnelian
 
Perlée Clovers bracelet in white gold and diamonds
 
Perlée Clovers ring in yellow gold and diamonds
 
Perlée bracelet in pink gold and diamonds
 
Perlée Couleurs bracelet in white gold, diamonds and turquoise
 
Perlée bracelet in yellow gold and diamonds
 
Perlée Clovers ring in white gold and diamonds

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Go Bold with a Bigger Timepiece

Cover Photo Courtesy of de Grisogono

For the bold souls out there, this feature is for you! Some women may think that elegance lies in classic designs, but this is far from being true. Elegance is in the taste and the details that make a woman’s eyes sparkle at the first glance. So, it’s only natural for those of us who like to flaunt their audacious side to see in bigger timepieces what they look for in a must-have.

When choosing an oversized wristwatch that, despite its dimensions, never lacks elegance, style and sophistication, you might want to broaden your search and check all the options available to you. Investing in such a watch is not like purchasing a classic timepiece that goes with absolutely everything you might wear, as they tend to look sportier than other creations. Therefore, opting for an all-gold timepiece, in which audacity lies in design details, or one with a diamond-set case that adds an unparalleled touch of femininity to it is the best direction you might take.

With this in mind, we decided to narrow down your choices and show you a list of the best bold wristwatches out there, without compromising on elegance, versatility and sophistication.

Chopard, L.U.C XP Esprit de Fleurier Peony watch
 
de Grisogono, Allegra Glow watch
 
Dior, Grand Soir Reine des Abeilles watch
 
Chaumet, Pierres de Rêve Chrysocolle watch
 
Harry Winston, Premier Hypnotic Opal Mosaic watch
 
Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Quartz watch
 
Cartier, Rotonde de Cartier Marqueterie de Bois watch
 
Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rendez-Vous Sonatina Green Orchid watch
 
Piaget, Altiplano watch
 
Hermès, Arceau H Déco watch
 
Chopard, Impériale watch
 
de Grisogono, Luna watch
 
Dior, Grand Bal Plume watch

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Pamper Yourself with Exquisite Rubies on Your Birthday

Cover Photo Courtesy of Gemfields

July is well underway and if your birthday was or will be anytime soon during this month, then your attention should turn to rubies. Well, there is nothing wrong with treating yourself to an exquisite jewelry piece you can add to your box of treasures, and have it remind you of this special day every time you show it off! On your birthday, you should be enjoying a sophisticated gift that you either treat yourself to or get as a gift from one of your closest loved ones.

Also known as the king of gems, rubies have fascinated humanity since the dawn of time. This extremely rare stone was a favorite among royalty, style mavens and Hollywood A-listers alike. Believed to hold the power of life, this precious gem was a constant companion on battles for its protective properties. Some people like the Hindus see it as radiant as the newly risen sun.

Rubies come in various shades of red. From brownish red to a more orangey shade, purplish or pinkish hues, it all depends on what makes your eyes sparkle with joy the most. However, the most prized color would definitely be the vivid crimson with a hint of blue.

No matter which one you pick, this high jewelry piece you’re about to invest in will be one to be passed on from a generation to another.

Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection bracelet
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Romeo & Juliet high jewelry collection, Fleurs Capulet brooch
 
Gemfields, Regalia bracelet
 
Dior, Gem Dior high jewelry collection, Rose Jacinthe earrings
 
Chaumet, Soir de Fête high jewelry necklace
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, Blazing Light earrings
Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection necklace
Van Cleef & Arpels, Romeo & Juliet high jewelry collection, Filtro d'Amore ring
 
Gemfields, Devotion Aurora ring
 
Dior, Gem Dior high jewelry collection, Rouge Coquelicot ring
 
Chaumet, Chant du Printemps high jewelry ring

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Fancy a New High Jewelry Timepiece?

Cover Photo Courtesy of Harry Winston

Nothing beats the sophistication and the exquisiteness of a high jewelry piece, so what if it was one that tells you the time with elegance while adding a one-of-a-kind sparkle to your wrist? As magical as this may sound, it’s also essential to know that a high jewelry timepiece constitutes a great addition to any woman’s jewelry box for many reasons.

First and foremost, the occasions that require such a sophisticated watch are numerous, making it a must-have for the ladies who have a knack for both jewelry and watchmaking. Adding such a piece to your collection gives you another reason to take your look to new heights, be it for a wedding, a gala dinner or any special event you’re attending. Besides that, the creations presented to the high jewelry and watchmaking scene this year are simply irresistible, which makes for a good and convincing reason to invest in one regardless of any other motive. After all, your charm depends on that extra sparkle that you add to your outfit on a special day and brings out your tasteful elegance.

From Cartier to Chopard, Harry Winston, CHANEL and Piaget, the universe is on your side and ready to fill you with happiness through exquisite time-tellers. Check out our list of the 10 timepieces that redefine high jewelry in the most gracious of ways.

Cartier, Magnitude high jewelry collection, Soreli watch
Harry Winston, Precious Emerald high jewelry watch
 
CHANEL, Mademoiselle Privé Coromandel high jewelry pendant watch
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, Secret Waters watch
Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection watch
 
Cartier, Baguette Panthère high jewelry watch
 
Harry Winston, Winston Kaleidoscope high jewelry watch
 
CHANEL, 1.5 1 Camélia. 5 Allures high jewelry collection, Diamant Essentiel watch
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, Vegetal Lace watch
 
Chopard, Red Carpet High Jewelry Collection watch
Boucheron, Paris, Vu Du 26 high jewelry collection, Feuilles d'Acanthe Tourbillon watch
 
Chaumet, Les Ciels de Chaumet high jewelry collection, Soleil Tourbillon watch

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The 10 Bangles You Need in Your Jewelry Box

Cover Photo Courtesy of Fabergé

Among all the jewelry pieces that a woman could own, bangles are a staple that seemed to have left the fashionable scene, but they soon made a comeback with a never-seen-before power to take over the jewelry box of every stylish woman who loves jewels. Whether it’s thin or thick, every bangle we’ve seen through the past few years left a special impression in the world of jewelry; an impression that perfectly embodies the vision and aesthetic values of the house that created it.

The result is nothing less than a wide selection of pieces that paved their way to the list of icons that every jewelry enthusiast should invest in. Be it a bangle that you’re choosing to join the many styles that adorn your wrist and take your daily look to new levels of fun, or one that is set with diamonds to complete a charming evening look, the world offers you a selection of options that will never fail to make you look even more charming and fashionable.

Below you will find a list of 10 iconic creations that are worth adding to your treasures. Check them out and let the shopping begin!

Piaget, Possession bangle
 
Fabergé, Palais Tsarskoye Selo Rose bangle
 
Cartier, Clash bangle
 
Bvlgari, B.zero1 bangle
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Perlée bangle
 
Chopard, Happy Hearts Wings bangle
 
Louis Vuitton, B Blossom bangle
 
Dior, Rose des Vents bangle
 
Tiffany & Co., Paloma's Melody bangle
 
Chaumet, Liens Evidence bangle

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Chaumet Unveils Les Ciels de Chaumet High Jewelry Collection

Photo Credit: Lueurs d’Orage earrings from Chaumet’s Les Ciels de Chaumet high jewelry collection

Chaumet constantly expresses its passion for arts through exquisite jewelry pieces, and this time was no exception. This year, the house celebrates this correlation with Les Ciels de Chaumet, a high jewelry collection that takes from the sky in all its states its main inspiration.

Through its extensive heritage and one-of-a-kind craftsmanship, Chaumet translates its perception of vastness and its association with nature into exceptional pieces, ones that are made to speak to the most elegant of women. Tackling this theme is not a first for this French high jewelry house, as creating jewels inspired by the celestial vault in its journey in this field dates back to the 19th century. Tiaras, head jewelry, brooches, necklaces and earrings bring the skies to life, giving them a glittery and elegant appearance while celebrating the modernity of femininity.

This collection reinvents the sky’s many moods: while Les Fulgurances du Ciel evokes the stars’ nighttime journey, Les Couleurs du Ciel captures a sun that is sometimes radiant with light and some others tinted with nocturnal nuances. The clouds are captured in Les Caprices du Ciel, while the birds bring their energy and elegance to the collection through pieces from Les Habitants du Ciel selection.

Etoiles Etoiles necklace
 
Soleil de Minuit brooch
 
Passages ring
 
Soleil Glorieux tiara
 
Lueurs d’Orage necklace
 
Soleil de Minuit ring
 
Nuages d’Or brooch
 
Envol necklace
 
Etoiles Etoiles tiara
 
Lueurs d’Orage earrings
 
Soleil de Minuit brooch
 
Nuages d’Or necklace
 
Passages earrings
 
Passages necklace
 
Soleil de Minuit bracelet
 
Envol brooch
 
Etoiles Etoiles ring

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Piaget Takes Us on a Journey to the Desert with Golden Oasis High Jewelry Collection

With every high jewelry collection, Piaget takes us on a dreamy journey to a place where charm and captivating landscapes prevail. Imagine a breath-taking scene captured in a high jewelry piece, in which gold, precious stones and creativity do the talking. It’s a swooning combination of beauty that few words can describe.

Finding inspiration in the mysterious curves of the desert landscape, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection perfectly captures the vivid light and intense hues from dusk till dawn. It channels desert life in its three different facets: Play of Lights, Desert Minerals and Native Bloom – forming an exquisite selection of pieces bursting with energy and splendor.

After all, it’s all crafted in pure Piaget style to take us through precious works of art to a dreamy land that is made even more charming in high jewelry language. While the infinite skies above the rolling desert come alive in Play of Light pieces, Desert Minerals celebrates the purity of raw life and Native Bloom honors the nuances of nature’s perfection and unparalleled energy.

Since pictures speak louder than words, join us below to take a look at these marvels.

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