The feather entered the CHANEL creative landscape in 1932 when Mademoiselle opened her apartment in the rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré to present her Fine Jewelry collection.Read more
In November 1932, Mademoiselle Chanel exhibited her first Fine Jewelry collection, soberly entitled "Bijoux de Diamants", at her mansion in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris. Fascinated by diamonds' brilliance and purity, of which she wrote that they "represented the highest value in the smallest volume," she imagined a succession of sumptuous and innovative jewels. A combination of reproduced and reinterpreted pieces, today's collection evokes the theme of art deco in its ribbons, bands, black and white tones, or delicate threads of diamond.
Top-stitched like the braid on CHANEL suits, the "Ribbon" brooch is divinely Haute Couture. In their workshops the artisan jewelers shape one by one the wild, generous loops of this Fine Jewelry piece.Read more