Displayed at this yr’s Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris, Chanel pays homage to Gabrielle Chanel’s 1932 Exhibition de Bijoux en Diamants. Beforehand Chanel had designed solely costume jewelry, that was in her personal phrases: “refreshingly freed from conceitedness.” Uncannily in contact with altering instances, Chanel did an about flip and within the midst of an financial gloom very like our present monetary local weather, launched an opulent assortment of diamond jewelry. “In the course of the financial recession, when, in each sphere of life, there emerged an instinctive want for authenticity, and amusing trinkets have been as soon as once more put into their correct perspective,” wrote Chanel in 1932. Phrases we may heed right this moment and a knowledge that has endured and as soon as once more glowing within the jewels that Chanel has recreated to recollect this daring transfer of Mademoiselle Chanel. The ‘Plumes‘ or feathers assortment pays homage to the audacious 1932 exhibition with a set of one-off items of excessive jewelry. The massive feather brooch is an actual duplicate of Gabrielle’s unique design and cleverly constructed of a sequence of articulated joints, the feather bends and drapes to lie caressing a shoulder or head. The brand new model is as attractive because it was when first sketched some 80 years in the past.  www.chanel.com

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