The Contrastes de Chanel Gemstone Collection

By Paul Joseph

Chanel recently released a new jewellery collection – Contrastes de Chanel – featuring an array of gemstones of different shapes and sizes.

Amongst the collection is the Soleil d’Automne ring, the intricate making of which is featured in the video above,

An official press release from Chanel spoke about the inspiration and the history behind the the new collection.

“All these juxtapositions bear a palette of emotions and new sensations,” Chanel says. “These gemstones so dear to Gabrielle [aka Coco] Chanel unveil themselves to the light of a new day and are magnified by a surprising play of reflections and nuances.

“Stunning materials and colours set the tone for a new and audacious collection and together compose a totally new symphony of jewels in softness and power, femininity and spirit.”

Coco Chanel was known for her collection of jewels – both real and costume – and the Contrastes de Chanel collection continues the legacy of her appreciation for precious bijoux..

Chanel was founded by Coco Chanel in Paris in 1909.

By Paul Joseph