It is not just Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel who was obsessed with the stars. Countless women share her passion, thanks in large part to the many stunning creations from the Chanel Comète fine jewellery collection over the years. At the centre of this collection is a motif symbolic of Chanel’s universe—the five-point star with a sparkling trail that marks it as a precious piece from a dazzling meteor shower.
The beginnings of Comète can be traced all the way back to 1932 when Coco put on display her very first high jewellery creations in Paris. The exhibition, titled Bijoux de Diamants and legendary for its extravagance and boundary-pushing creativity back then, was largely inspired by stars and comets.
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