Florals for spring aren’t exactly groundbreaking. But we can’t deny their versatility and timelessness, be it on a bag, demure printed dress (case in point: the flowery ensembles from Louis Vuitton’s Pre-fall 2019 collection), watch strap, and as components of fragrances. Jewellery is also an excellent medium for botanical designs, with its coloured gemstones that easily conjure up images of vividly hued blooms, and precious metals that can mimic the graceful silhouettes of petals and stems.
Which is why several brands have turned to flowers for creative inspiration, and rolled out spectacular floral-inspired jewels in time for spring. Chanel, for instance, released its 1.5 1 Camélia 5 Allures high jewellery range last month. The collection dresses the label’s iconic camelia motif in an exquisite assortment of rubies, diamonds, pink sapphires and rose gold; and spans brooches, multi-strand necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings. Other notable examples include Bulgari — which recently launched its Fiorever collection decked out with four-petal flowers — and Italian designer Alessio Boschi‘s flamboyant Rose de France necklace that was exhibited at the Vicenzaoro jewellery fair in Italy from 18 January to 23 January.
Scroll down for a closer look at some of our favourite floral-inspired jewels.
(Main photo: Chanel Fine Jewellery; featured photo: Bulgari)