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Biennale des Antiquaires 2014 Blog Piaget

Extremely Piaget gets the 1970’s vibe

extremely piaget high jewellery collection

With a high jewellery collection hinting at the groove of the 1970’s, Piaget celebrates its 140 years anniversary at La Biennale des Antiquaires.

An array of green and blue creations, taking us back to the aesthetic, the spirit of uninhibited creativity and unrestrained experimentation so distinctive of those times.

Piaget started as a watchmaker, and bringing watchmaking and jewellery together has been a natural step:

extrmely piaget watch
Extremely Piaget collection cuff watch in white gold, snow-set with 1,699 brilliant-cut diamonds and with a natural blue opal dial. Powered by a Piaget 56P quartz movement.

This is really one of my favourite pieces from Extremely Piaget collection: a sautoir watch! So casual yet so classy to wear on every occasion:

extremely piaget sautoir watch
Extremely Piaget Sautoir watch in pink gold twisted mesh set with 192 brilliant-cut diamonds, two natural turquoise elements and a natural turquoise dial. The watch is powered by the Piaget 56P quartz movement.

Not to mention the Palace necklace: outshining with a real 1970’s allure, it remembers me of glamourous summer nights, long kaftans, fascinating divinas and charismatic playboys.

Not only glamourous sophistication: Extremely Piaget can also be very young and playful, just like this dramatically long necklace:

extremely piaget palace necklace
Extremely Piaget Palace necklace in pink gold set with marquise and brilliant-cut diamonds and turquoise beads, which shines with the optimism and girl power of the 1970s.
extremely piaget collection necklace
Extremely Piaget collection necklace in pink gold set with 48.54ct emerald beads, 29.57ct brilliant-cut diamonds, a 25.38ct oval cabochon-cut emerald and a 20.27ct sugarloaf emerald.

To close this superb overview, here are the kings and queens of this collection: the diamonds and sapphires, set in so very light settings as to make these creations desirable, young and absolutely wearable:

extremely piaget collection necklace
Extremely Piaget collection necklace in white gold set with 23.11ct marquise-cut diamonds, a 14.28ct oval-cut blue sapphire, brilliant-cut diamonds, marquise-cut blue sapphires, a pear-shaped blue sapphire and a brilliant-cut blue sapphire.
extremely piaget collection ring
Extremely Piaget collection ring in white gold set with a cushion-cut blue sapphire, marquise-cut diamonds and brilliant-cut diamonds.
extremely piaget collection necklace
Extremely Piaget collection necklace in white gold set with 127.40ct blue sapphire beads, 41.69ct brilliant-cut diamonds and a 19.39ct cushion-cut emerald.

 

Source material: The Jewellery Editor and Piaget

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