Striking beauty often lies in the harmonious meeting of contrasting elements — the soft golden hue of a rising sun on a harsh grey mountain or a solitary green-leafed tree standing tall in the middle of a desolate desert. The effect of such images is impactful to say the least. And impactful is what defines Cartier’s newest collection of high jewellery, Magnitude.
Featuring necklaces, bracelets and even a watch, the selection is marked by its boldly unconventional pairing of materials and gemstones to create remarkable statement pieces. So, for instance, diamonds set alongside quartz, or emeralds lined with rock crystals present an almost experimental interplay between textures, colours and, yes, even the precious and non precious. The result is a piece of jewellery that not only challenges accepted norms, but also beguiles with its unique beauty. And Cartier manages to do it all with dramatic panache. For more details on the new collection, visit the gallery below.