Week with Chanel. Day 5. “I love luxury.” Bijoux de Diamants.

by Cashmere Wrap & Macadamia Nuts

On the 1st November 1932 Chanel launched her first line of exquisite diamond jewelry inspired by stars and galactics. This was an unexpected, yet well received event. Diamond moons, galaxies, comets and constellations mesmerized the audience, becoming the talk of a parisian society. What was especially surprising was the fact that Mademoiselle Chanel, the queen of simplicity, decided to present such a decadent and overwhelming collection of jewelry, not to mention promoting it in the middle of global financial crisis. Yet again Chanel proved to be right and follow the spirit of an era, believing that “hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity”.