If you are by any small chance in New York between 26 October and 5 November, make sure to visit the public exhibition of Chanel’s new collection of fine jewellery. The collection, entitled “Elements Celestes” includes pieces designed by the creative in Paris, made up of 15,400 precious stones, including diamonds, sapphires and pearls. The total collection weighs 330 carats!
Contemporary artist Xavier Veilhan was invited by Chanel to create a series of artworks inspired by the collection, providing a stellar backdrop to this glittering exhibition. With this exhibition Chanel hopes to consolidate its reputation as a fine jeweller, in the spirit of Coco Chanel herself, who created Bijoux de Diamonds in 1932. The exhibition will take place at 9 West 57 th Street following a private launch party on the 24 th .