(PRESS RELEASE) Fabergé unveils the Majesty Clutch Bag, a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, which will probably be obtainable to view by way of personal or digital appointment from 18th October 2021. That is the primary wearable objet of its type created by the Maison since 1917, and celebrates the glamour and splendour of Fabergé’s wealthy heritage in a recent design.
This distinctive piece has been created from carved rock crystal, carved pure turquoise and teal blue signature guilloché enamel and is about with 18k yellow, white and rose gold and adorned with a mess of gem stones, together with diamonds, pearls, yellow and pink sapphires, tsavorites and Gemfields Mozambican rubies and Zambian emeralds. The distinctive mixture of supplies performs with each color and transparency to create an alluring accent that pushes the boundaries of design.
The Majesty Clutch is a contemporary tackle Fabergé’s trademark method of taking unconventional and delicate supplies and lifting them to new heights. The scalloped edges add a softness to the clear rock crystal, which additionally options high-quality scroll-like engraving and is punctuated with vibrant gem stones. The colourful carved turquoise within the centre provides one other texture, framed by hanging teal guilloché enamel and pavé white diamonds. Ornamental motifs, which radiate out from the centre, are set with tsavorites and white diamonds so as to add an intricate element in opposition to the simplicity of the rock crystal.
A cut-out gold egg serves because the clasp, which opens the clutch – a refined nod to Fabergé’s famed Imperial Easter Eggs.
Fabergé is famend for its skill to incorporate surprises and sudden particulars inside creations, which regularly solely the wearer is aware of about. The Majesty Clutch is a playfully transformable design that may transition from day to nighttime with ease by way of the removable wrist strap, which will be worn alone as a bangle (see left), and the pearl, ruby and emerald tassel, which will be faraway from the bag and worn as a pendant.
This clutch bag takes its inspiration from the Fabergé archives, in addition to from the ‘Crystal Palace’, which housed The Nice Exhibition of 1851. Designed by the architect Sir Joseph Paxton, it was a outstanding development fashioned from a community of iron rods sustaining partitions of clear glass.
From the Fabergé archives, explicit consideration was paid to historic Fabergé night luggage and intricately embellished followers. Peter Carl Fabergé created a variety of gold or silver-gilt mesh luggage with stable frames from 1908-1917. An instance under is a three-colour gold night bag the place the body is enamelled in translucent gray over an undulating engine-turned floor and the chased gold, laurel swags are set to every facet with rose-cut diamonds and opaque white enamel reserves. Working with completely different colors of gold was one thing that Peter Carl Fabergé pioneered, and the mix of yellow, white and rose gold on this new piece continues this legacy.
Followers have been an indispensable a part of vogue through the late Eighties and early 1900s, with superbly embellished creations a vital a part of courtroom costume and manufactured frequently by Fabergé. These followers have been incessantly commissioned by the Russian Imperial household for weddings and as items to fellow feminine royal relations. What makes Fabergé’s followers distinctive is their use of enamel and jewels on the guard sticks. Two Fabergé followers have survived within the Forbes Journal Assortment – one is an ostrich feather fan made by Henrik Wigstrom. It has a rock crystal deal with, surmounted, and capped by a salmon pink enamel circle intricately set with diamonds; out of this sprouts white ostrich feathers. The deal with terminates with a salmon pink enamel cap and hooked up to this are two lengthy silk tassels, which have impressed the removable tassel on the Majesty Clutch.
The Fabergé that includes Gemfields Majesty Clutch Bag will be bought from 18th October 2021 for £303,100/$400,000. For extra data, contact [email protected].