#FirstClassFriday: Louis Vuitton blooms eternal with the Blossom High Jewellery collection
Ushering in an haute joaillerie collection of unprecedented proportions is Louis Vuitton (LV) as they welcome a lushly prismatic assemblage that charts the metamorphosis of the house's iconic Monogram Flower. In a cycle of continual reinvention that sees the four-petalled bloom adorning many a jewelled creation, the latest Blossom High Jewellery collection adapts this LV signature onto a glittering cornucopia of emblematic pieces that include stunning necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings.
Anchored at its core by the Monogram Flower which threads through the Blossom collection in both flagrant craftsmanship and subtle deconstructed elements, each design harbours a surprise at every turn and facet. Whether it is the embellished petals of a pendant surrounding an astounding 43.05-carat beryl gleaming a vivid blue-green or miniaturised into abstract touches of geometrical patterns cast in glossy enamel, the iconic floret reverberates throughout every sculpted curvature and precious stone.
Finely wrought with unsurpassable savoir-faire typical of LV's fine jewellery know-how, the collection's sublime extravagance is further captured in the reflective sparkle of each flawless gemstone, spanning a vast spectrum of bejewelled brilliance from mandarin garnets to black opals and even rare tsavorites. An intense saturation of colour, the kaleidoscopic nature of the Blossom High Jewellery pieces additionally gleam an illusionary trompe l'oeil appearance with a play between contrasting planes of matte next to shiny and opaque versus crystalline — ensuring that the Monogram Flower reincarnates as a recognisable yet always fascinating insignia. Etched with discreet 'V' motifs worked into every spectacular piece, the Blossom High Jewellery collection is surely an artistic manifestation of the Louis Vuitton essence, and an invitation to a luxuriously glittering garden that beguiles one with an endlessly captivating exploration.