The very regal British Jewellery House of Garrard are at Baselworld 2016 unveiling their new collection exclusively to Lux Afrique. We spoke to Garrard’s Marketing & Branding Director, Mia Grewal about their new unveilings, which you can watch below.
Established in 1735, Garrard is the British jewellery house with unrivalled royal distinction, consistently delighting with the highly covetable, iconic collections and spectacular high jewellery suites. The esteemed London headquarters is home to the team of renowned designers and skilled craftsmen who create these elegant and luxurious pieces with the highest quality diamonds and gemstones.
The Tudor Rose collection created by Garrard draws inspiration from the heraldic symbol of Great Britain: The Tudor Rose. The innovative interpretations of the Tudor Rose result in floral themes that represent Garrard’s close ties to British Heritage. This year Garrard introduces vibrant coloured gemstones that celebrates the wide array of colours blossoming in a traditional British rose garden. Created in 18 carat white gold and glorious mixture of precious gemstones, the new pieces include headbands, ear climbers and impressive cocktail rings all handcrafted with intricate detailing and superior finesse.
The extensive Albemarle Collection takes inspiration from Queen Mary’s ‘Girls of Great Britain and Ireland’ wedding Tiara which features the ‘diamond and dot’ design as its motif throughout the collection. This year, Garrard introduces a collection of classic bracelets and necklaces, alongside a striking headdress and statement abstract neckless and earrings.
The Marguerite 1735
The stunning Sapphire and Diamond Cluster ring was inspired by the Sapphire and Diamond broche worn by Queen Victoria on her wedding day. The ring was presented by Charles, Prince of Wales to Diana, Princess of Wales for her engagement and wedding day, this very ring was then inherited by William, Duke of Cambridge whom presented it to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge for their union together, which she was this very day.