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High Jewellery: the Couture Bow.

High Jewellery Week was full of ribbons and bows, a tribute to Couture Week. I loved the high jewellery collections presented during the Paris Couture Week. As you know, I’m crazy about bows and have been for some time, I created a bow ring for a Maison that specialises in engagement rings. There is no greater fan of ribbons and bows than I. This couture trend began at the SIHH 2017 with Maison Van Cleef & Arpels presenting two superb ribbon secret watches, one with diamonds and the other with a very nice gradient of pink sapphires and diamonds. My big favourite for this edition. Maison Chanel with its new collection Coco avant Chanel evokes the period of the great Gabrielle Chanel when she was a hatter and before she became the famous Coco Chanel. Couture and delicate, the bow and the camellia are reworked in the manner of the hatter handling perfectly flowers and ribbons. The use of pink stones like kunzite, spinel and sapphire together with pearls or moonstones reveals a softness and delicacy …