Exceptional Jewels At Masterpiece 2018

BY Sophie Stevens / Jun 25 2018 / 13:53 PM

Global jewellery houses will be presenting standout collections at the world's leading cross-collecting fair in London this week, with Chopard announced as the Talks & Education Partner

Exceptional Jewels At Masterpiece 2018
Courtesy Chopard
The Garden of Kalahari necklace by Chopard in Fairmined white gold adorned with diamonds

Running from 28 June to 4 July, Masterpiece London 2018 features jewellery highlights from exhibitors including Moussaieff, CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel and Chopard.

Fair newcomer Moussaieff Jewellers is bringing some of its rarest gems to the event, including a ring set with a natural Fancy Vivid pink diamond weighing 5.70 carats and a pair of ear pendants featuring over 40 carats of Burmese rubies and 6.88 carats of Colombian emeralds.

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Natural Fancy Vivid pink diamond and white diamond ring by Moussaieff

Under the stewardship of Managing Director Mrs Alisa Moussaieff, the high jewellery emporium boasts a history dating back to 1850 and by the 1920s was selling rare gemstones and natural pearls sourced from the Gulf. Today they have boutiques across the world and have a jaw dropping diamond collection that includes the 5.11-carat Moussaieff Red, one of the largest red diamonds ever known, and the flawless Moussaieff Blue diamond.

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Pair of Burmese ruby and Colombian emerald earrings by Moussaieff

Also exhibiting at the fair for the first time is the Taiwanese fine jewellery brand CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel, who will be presenting designs from their Black Label and White Label collections. Fabio Salini also joins the fair and will exclusively reveal a collection made from carbon fibre. Through his use of this sleek material, the Italian jeweller aims to revolutionise contemporary jewellery by focusing attention on their design and style instead of simply their intrinsic value.

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Earrings in carbon fibre, gold and diamonds, titanium and sapphires, by Fabio Salini

As this year’s Talks & Education partner at the fair, Chopard will showcase a selection of jewels in their lounge. These include the Garden of Kalahari set that features earrings in Fairmined gold adorned with an array of exceptional D-colour Flawless diamonds, with the largest three stones weighing 50 carats each, and a ring set with a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 20 carats.

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The Garden of Kalahari set by Chopard will be presented in their lounge, including this Fairmined gold ring set with an exceptional D-flawless cushion-cut diamond weighing 20 carats

Leading London antique jewellers Hancocks will also present important historical pieces by Maisons such as Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, as well as contemporary jewels by Amy Burton Fine Jewellery.

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The Diamond Back ring from the Unum Collection by Amy Burton Fine Jewellery, Courtesy Hancocks London

All of these and more can be seen from this Thursday 28 June at Masterpiece London 2018 at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.