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On our travels around and about we stumbled upon the magazine “Dazed and Confused”, something which we hadn’t seen for a long while. Full to the brim with inspiration and often quite weird and wacky images. As I scrolled through their digital version of the magazine I came across the images below, an exclusive photo shoot with a collection of Chanel fine jewellery from 1932. It is something that caught my eye and I thought they were really quite beautiful.

Coco Chanel is quoted as saying “In my profession, any means is legitimate, provided it is only used in the true spirit of fashion.

I started creating costume jewellery because I felt that it was refreshingly free of arrogance, during a period that tended towards ostentatious displays of luxury. This consideration faded into the background during the economic recession, when, in every sphere of life, there emerged an instinctive desire for authenticity, and amusing trinkets were once again put into their proper perspective.

If I have chosen diamonds, it is because they represent the greatest value in the smallest volume. And my love of things that glitter has inspired me to try to combine elegance and fashion through the medium of jewellery.”




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