Louis Vuitton Unveil Riders of the Knights Jewellery Collection

By Paul Joseph

Iconic French fashion house Louis Vuitton has launched a lavish new jewellery collection called the Riders of Knights.

The 50-piece jewellery line comprises earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets, with each piece embedded with sumptuous diamonds and gemstones.

Among the collection is the Royaume choker, which is inspired by the ‘gorget’ (a band of linen wrapped around a woman's neck and head in the medieval period), and features a shimmering mesh of 1,600 diamonds and tiny sapphires and a 19.31-carat royal blue sapphire.

Another notable piece is the Reine necklace, which is studded with 153-carat aquamarines and a 24-carat cluster of diamonds.

Speaking about the collection, Creative Director Francesca Amfitheatrof said, “Riders of the Knights is about the medieval heroines who changed the course of history through the force of their strength and will.

“I wanted to capture the idea of strength through chains, armor, amulets, and even swords. It is quite a radical change in look for Louis Vuitton jewellery, but the pieces are still very much identifiable as jewellery and of course, we only use the very best gemstones.”

Founded in France in 1854, Louis Vuitton has grown to become one of the world’s most renowned luxury fashion brands.

By Paul Joseph