Russian inspired line includes seven rings and bracelets
Chanel created the first in its history, a capsule collection of fine jewelry created for the Russian. Russian Inspired line includes seven jewelry - four bracelets and three rings. Now all the decorations are made in a single copy, but it can be replicated at the client's request.
Russian inspired Decorations grouped into four sets, each of which bears the name of the man who played a significant role in the life of Gabrielle Chanel. Dimitri bracelet and ring are named in honor of the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich Romanov, who introduced Chanel to Russian culture. Dimitri jewelry made of yellow gold and diamonds, their design plays with elements of military uniforms of senior officers - the coat rack, epaulettes, badges, braids. Set Igor is named in honor of the composer Igor Stravinsky, these ornaments decorated with red spinel, surrounded by mosaic inlay of rubies, onyx and agate. Multi-colored bracelet and ring Sergueï dedicated to Sergei Diaghilev, the impresario and the head of "Russian Seasons". As planned by Chanel jewelers, they should be reminded of Ural semiprecious stones and ornament crafts. Bracelet Vaslav created in honor of Vaclav Nijinsky, one of the greatest dancers of the world, made of yellow gold and diamonds with two pearls, its design reflects the oriental style which was very popular in the era of "Russian Seasons".
The cost of decorations ranges from 48 000 to 630 000 euros. Now the collection is exclusively represented in Chanel Moscow boutique.
Central stone of Igor bracelet - red spinel weighing 5 carats, framed mosaic inlaid rubies, onyx and agate. This is the most expensive items in the collection, its cost - 630 thousand euros
The Russian market - one of the key for most expensive fashion brands and Russian culture, many designers as one of the main sources of inspiration, so the capsule collection created for Russia and dedicated to her, there often enough. But jewelry and watches, whose design addresses a recognizable symbol of Russian culture, go out less often. It is often the designers and master limited commemorative inscription or original decorative element on the product from the permanent collection. The emergence of truly unique product - an event for the market, and, as a rule, all of the outstanding watch or jewelry find buyers rather quickly, often even before the start of official sales, told several major retailers. Recent examples of such proposals: Girard-Perregaux watches dedicated to Dmitri Mendeleev.
Gabrielle Chanel with the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich Romanov