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Luxury and Style at Christie’s

From Van Clef & Arpels a stunning Zip necklace in diamonds and rubies that can be transformed into other pieces of jewelry. Photo ©Christie’s Images Limited 2022 ©Pauline Guyon. Courtesy Christie’s. Handout via The Gourmet Gazette

Paris, France — The venerable auction house of Christie’s, founded in 1766, is presenting its very first Luxury, French Style exhibition held in the house’s light-filled exhibition space at the auction house in Paris. The house revealed the collections during an elegant cocktail party in its Parisian headquarters. On show are the objects of desire of upcoming auctions. Highlights include a splendid selection of handbags, luxury watches and high jewelry pieces all showcasing French savoir faire. The handbag auction will take place in Paris on April 27th with 69 rare items on the block all created during the past two decades and including some rare models, like miniature Hermès handbags that can be attached onto a regular-sized handbag as charms.

A rare and asymmetric Cartier watch dubbed Crash in yellow gold circa 1990. ©Christie’s Images Limited 2022 Photo courtesy Christie’s. Handout via The Gourmet Gazette

The Joaillerie Paris sale will take place on line from June 23rd until July 7th and features precious pieces of high jewelry from the likes of Van Clef & Arpels, Bulgari, Chaumet, David Webb and Art Deco pieces from Cartier. A vast selection of diamonds and colored gemstones are also on the action agenda.

A splendid diamond brooch from Bulgari with marquise cut and circular diamonds weighing in at between 11 and 14 carats. © Christie’s Images Limited 2022 Photo courtesy Christie’s. Handout via The Gourmet Gazette

It’s down to the watch department in Geneva for the Rare Watches: Featuring the Kairos Collection Part I on May 9th which will take place at Christie’s Geneva and features a selection of sought after Rolex, Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet watches. Also on display at the Luxury Week show one can find the Daytona series. And finally the Fine and Rare Wines & Spirits Online Geneva Edition will take place online from May5th through to May 19th.
The exhibition is on in Paris from April 21st until April 25th
©Trish Valicenti for The Gourmet Gazette
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