Seven different moods weave their way through the new Paris Nouvelle Vague collection from Cartier

Cartier's new Paris Nouvelle Vague collection comprises seven strikingly different suites to appeal to the myriad moods of a woman.

CartierNouvelleVagueVoluptuousMAINIMAGE

An homage to the city with which it will forever be associated and the stylish ladies who walk its streets, Cartier's Paris Nouvelle Vague collection captures the different moods of a woman in a new range of jewels.

Unlike anything Cartier has created before, Paris Nouvelle Vague is divided into seven strikingly different suites, each named after those charming traits that are inside every spirited Parisian woman. The 'Mischievous' jewels are colourful and fun, extravagant and tactile, combining blue lapis lazuli, green chrysoprase and diamonds in clusters of stones that jingle playfully, while 'Voluptuous' pieces mirror the baroque splendour of a palace, set with precious pink pearls and diamonds.

The graphic silhouettes that distinguish the 'Emancipated' jewels recall the architectural rigour of the 1920s but with a thoroughly modern edge. Ribbons of smoked quartz, haematite, amethyst and calibrated diamonds sit side by side in perfect symmetry. The ring, in particular, is spectacular.

The new 'Sparkling' jewels are like mini fireworks, with explosions of gold beads bursting from a ring or descending from a necklace in a shimmering trail, while a 'Glamour' ring and bracelet are darkly curvaceous, contrasting black lacquer with diamonds.

Amongst all the Paris Nouvelle Vague pieces are two suites that are more quietly stylish than the rest, filled with easy-to-wear pieces that are destined to become much-loved favourites. An 'Impish' necklace features overlapping circles of onyx, diamonds and lapis lazuli, perched in petite clusters along a gold opera-length chain. 'Delicate' rings twist elegantly around the finger and diamond-set circles swirl in perpetual motion on a pendant.

Cartier's new Paris Nouvelle Vague collection might have been designed with the Parisian lady in mind, but women all over the world who appreciate great design will be able to relate to these jewels. A collection with myriad personalities and a multitude of highlights, view the whole Paris Nouvelle Vague collection here.

 

Editor's Pick

The Jewellery Editor is for sale

Help us make the future bright

Since founding The Jewellery Editor in 2010, we have grown our digital magazine to be the number one global source of information and inspiration for fine jewellery and luxury watches.

3,500 articles, 150 videos and a reach of over 2 million per month on social media later, we have offered unparalleled and highly respected coverage of our sector. However, despite our editorial success, we are financially struggling as an independent publisher.

Entirely funded, owned and run by Christine and Maria in London, we are now looking to sell The Jewellery Editor so that it can continue to grow in the hands of a different owner. As e-commerce becomes a priority in our industry, we believe there is huge potential for engaging editorial content and are seeking a buyer who shares our values and passion so that under their guidance we can give a bright future to the platform.

We can’t commit to financing the website for much longer so if we don’t manage to initiate any meaningful conversations in the next few weeks, the website will be frozen on 1st April 2018. If and when we find a suitable partner we will revive it and take it to the next stage.

If you are interested to discuss the above, please contact [email protected]

Alternatively, if you are willing to help, you can donate so that in the meantime, we can continue to publish more interesting content.

Terms and conditions

Shop this article

READ MORE

RECOMMENDED

MOST POPULAR

We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on your website at cookies policy.