Gems and wonders

The latest high jewellery collections presented in 2022 feature extraordinary gems. All that beauty! Model: Didi@elite. Make-up : Guerlain, Dior, Chanel, Byredo. Photos & style: Buonomo & Cometti

The jewellers presented extraordinary collections in the year 2022. And they did not hesitate to adorn them with rare stones. For example, the Legend of Diamond collection by Van Cleef & Arpels was designed around the Lesotho Legend, an exceptional type IIa rough stone weighing 910 carats that was discovered in 2018 in a Lesotho mine.
In times of great uncertainty, such as these, stones are a safe haven. When stock markets are falling, stone markets are rising: they are inversely correlated.
Of course, this is not the only reason why jewellers use so-called “investment” stones in their sets. For most of them, creation and beauty are paramount. On the other hand, when you are a collector, the value of the stones is certainly a strong argument that counts in the act of buying a piece signed by a renowned jeweller. Besides the pleasure of owning a unique and rare piece…