Chaumet: A Liens jewel for all seasons

Born of a simple ‘X’, Chaumet’s iconic Liens motif comes to life in new jewels to light up every moment of your life. 

Chaumet Liens Seduction earrings

They say that the best ideas are the simplest ones and Chaumet’s Liens proves the point beyond doubt. The simple ‘X’ motif, the universal symbol of eternal attachment that first saw the light of day in the 1970s, goes from strength to strength. Today, Liens finds new life in four variations unveiled in Paris this season.

The Liens by Chaumet was created to capture the romance shared between Napoleon and Joséphine.  Since then, the ‘X’ motif has been interpreted in a myriad of ways. The Liens has taken centre stage in breathtaking high jewellery incarnations, expressed heartfelt pledges of eternal love, offered itself up as a simple token of friendship, symbolised the deepest of family bonds and even acted as an intimate weapon of seduction. And the story goes on and on as the fluid simplicity of Liens has the power to talk through generations.

Tantalisingly playful, the newest addition to the Liens family is the Liens Séduction, above. The deceptively simple designs harness the power of the suggestion of a loosely tied ribbon. Gently grazing the skin, two bands of gold sweep around to merge in a knot that, with the slightest tug, will unravel to reveal a new level of intimacy. Innocent yet insolent, Liens Séduction captures the frisson of the games of love.

Conceived out of pure love, Liens Évidence, below, faithfully evokes the clean lines of the original 1970s design. Here, the circle of a gold band is closed by a diamond-set link, unity eloquently expressed in precious materials. As simple and powerful as the worlds ‘I love you’, Liens Évidence speaks straight to the heart.

Évidence white gold ring with diamonds
Simple yet arresting, Chaumet’s Liens Évidence is a revamp of the house classic pitched at design-conscious romantics looking for a new way to say “I love you”.

Liens d’Amour, below, captures the intense emotions of romance in solitaire-style rings set with vibrant colour gemstones. A ribbon of diamonds set in white gold encircles deep red tourmalines, vivid imperial topaz, true blue sapphires or lively green emeralds to name a few of the many gemstones selected by Chaumet's gemmologists. Romantic and joyful, the bright colours of the stones remind us of the optimism of young love as two souls become one.

Jeux de Liens, below, is like a smile, a spontaneous sharing of joy between two people. Unpretentious and straightforward, the Jeux de Liens jewels spread happiness with their generously rounded edges and bright splashes of colour. Born to be gifted, they lend themselves to becoming a luxury stack of friendship bracelets, a single memento of a summer love or a reminder of a father’s love for his daughter. So if you are considering a gift for a loved one, Chaumet’s Liens jewels speak volumes, for eternity.

Jeux de Liens diamond necklace
These Chaumet Jeux de Liens pendants in pink and white gold with diamonds refresh the simple ‘X’ motif to make it relevant for a new generation who like to mix and match. 

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