Paris Couture Week is the favorite time of all design lovers! This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most houses launched their collection virtually. Among the many dazzling pieces, the necklaces definitely stood out as the more innovative pieces. Here are some statement necklaces presented during this amazing week.
Ceinture d’émeraudes – Van Cleef & Arpels
Encompassing 150 one-of-a-kind jewels, the Van Cleef & Arpels’ high-jewelry collection was inspired by the mystery of the cosmos. This luxurious Ceinture d’émeraudes, presented at Paris Couture Week, is composed by 125 fancy-cut Afghan emeralds weighing 63.82 carats, diamonds, sapphires, and black spinels.
Landers Radiance – De Beers
Featuring strands of rough diamonds, gathered in the centre by marquise and round brilliant diamonds, Landers Radiance was inspired by the beauty of coral reefs. One of the focal points of this exquisite piece, presented at Paris Couture Week, is a 1.59-carat cushion-cut diamond, right on top of a 3.90-carat pear-shaped white diamond.
Plastron Emerald, Onyx, and Diamond – Boucheron
Inspired by the design codes of Art Deco, this necklace, which was a part of the Paris Couture Week, features 220 Zambian emerald beads, weighing an amount of 1.071 carats. The luxurious green gems are highlighted with onyx, diamonds, and black lacquer, in 18-carat white gold and platinum.
Constellation Astrale – Chanel
This piece might have been the star of the whole Paris Couture Week. Paying Venice’s architecture, canals, and lagoon islands, this luxurious necklace has inspired by the mosaic on the facade of the Basilica San Marco. Constellation Astrale is composed of shards of bright blue lapiz lazuli, yellow sapphire stars, and white diamond accents in order to recreate a starry night sky.
Antennae Reversible – Van Cleef & Arpels
Inspired by the slow collision of two galaxies, Antennae Reversible is another stand-out piece from Van Cleef & Arpels. This luxurious necklace has white, purple, and blue gems, representing the ginormous galaxy that surrounds all of us.
Col Emeraudes – Boucheron
Capturing an aerial view of the Place Vendôme, where the Maison first set up shop in 1858, Col Emeraudes is extremely graphic and mesmerizing. This exquisite necklace was loved at Paris Couture Week, and it is composed of incredible gems, such as 28 horizontal Colombian emeralds, weighing 24.59 carats, in a setting of rock crystal and onyx.
Volute Venitienne – Chanel
Made with diamonds, lapis lazuli, and cultured pearls in white and yellow gold, Volute Venitienne reminds its admirers of the maritime history and spirit of the floating city of Venice.
Polvere di Luna – Buccellati
Inspired by the mysterious phenomenon of “Polvere di Luna” or moon dust, Polvere di Luna is a show-stopping necklace. Set with 304 diamonds in a shimmering palette of white and yellow gold, this piece has the purpose of evoking the frost at dawn.
Namib Wonder – De Beers
Featuring row upon row of white and yellow diamonds that sweep down the décolleté, this designer necklace was presented at Paris Couture Week and was inspired by the beautiful sand dunes. Each named after African locations, this piece is a part of an arrangement of 5 luxury pieces.