Top 5 high jewellery wonders of 2019

Striking colour combinations, daring creative and a focus on wearability marked 2019 as a year of change for high jewellery. 

  • In the Les Ciels de Chaumet Passages high jewellery necklace, heavenly bodies are interpreted as oval cabochon cut black Australian opals, one of which weighs 28.11 carats.
  • A 4.1-carat Sri Lankan sapphire is framed by 26 sapphires and 10 marquise-cut diamonds in the Diamond Veil ring by Piaget that evokes the freshness of shady crystal pools in the desert.  
  • The Cleopatra necklace from Bulgari's Cinemagia collection is one of the clearest references to the world of film and in particular Elizabeth Taylor’s role in the 1963 film ‘Cleopatra’, during the filming of which she met Richard Burton.
  • Cartier has excelled in creating high jewellery that is distinctive and original as well as easy to wear as demonstrated by the Aphélie rutilated quartz necklace. 
  • David Morris of London was inspired by his house in Greece to design these beautiful earrings with opals, Paraiba tourmalines, diamonds and sapphires.
  • Blade Runner earrings by Tomasz Donocik
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  • Chanel 1 5 Rouge Incandescente necklace and brooch

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