Among the treasures in Chopard’s emblematic Red Carpet Collection, the “Flower Power” jewellery watch, exquisitely crafted by the Maison’s artisans, testifies to the dreamy inspiration of Co-President and Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele, who has chosen to honour the Paradise theme.
The Paradise-themed Red Carpet Collection 2021 takes us into a universe dear to the Maison: that of unspoilt, generous and sublime nature. Among the 74 Haute Joaillerie creations composing this precious array – a number honouring the 74th Cannes Film Festival of which Chopard served as official partner – the “Flower Power” jewellery watch pays tribute to exceptional gemstones. When instilling a baroque, fanciful spirit into the Collection, Caroline Scheufele drew inspiration from the lush nature of the mythological or real places populating her fantasy repertoire. A bountiful Garden of Eden, where precious stones are picked like berries, where plants, birds and animals offer their vibrancy, their songs and their spectacular colours.
Thanks to its unique watchmaking and jewellery expertise, the artisans of the Geneva-based Maison have thus adorned this timepiece with pink sapphires and pear-shaped as well as brilliant-cut diamonds, assembled into subtle flower garlands totalling around 30 carats.
The pink mother-of-pearl dial itself is meticulously set with 12 pink sapphires. In tribute to a Paradise of light and colour, the entire watch is made of ethical Fairmined-certified 18-carat white gold reflecting Chopard's commitment to sustainable luxury.
In Chopard’s Geneva workshops, more than 30 talented artisans have combined their talents in pushing the limits of feasibility – from lines to volumes, from goldsmithing to precious stones – to give life to the jewellery composing this prestigious collection.