After its debut in Madrid on 13 June, Cartier’s Beautés du Monde excessive jewelry assortment has now arrived in Singapore for less than its second presentation. Taking on the Grand Ballroom at Capella Singapore, greater than 200 creations by Cartier are on show, an exploration of the maison’s newest and best artworks.
The scenography tracks that of the Madrid exhibition, which was conceptualised by Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayon and held on the former British Embassy, a Brutalist constructing unused since 2009. By combining soothing lighting, pleasing colors, and smooth rounded arches, home windows and frames, the exhibition takes friends on a transportive, meandering journey via salons divided into 5 distinct themes: Cultural World, World of Wildlife, Mineral World, Particular Orders, and Diamond and Centre Stones.
Cartier’s launch for this summer time’s high jewellery season, the Beautés du Monde assortment represents the maison’s quest to find and seize the wonders the world has to supply, amongst an enormous array of pure phenomena and historic references like iguanas, coral reef atolls, water lilies, ammonite fossils, and serpents, each actual and mythological.
Apart from items from the brand new Beautés du Monde excessive jewelry assortment, the exhibition in Singapore options various highlights and classics from the home of Cartier: the Pankha parure within the Tutti Frutti model, a tricolour marvel and an icon of the maison; Indomptables de Cartier, a lately launched assortment that extends the Cartier bestiary; transformable excessive jewelry just like the Nitescence necklace and tiara; haute horlogerie that includes the long-lasting panther emblem, and extra.
Persevering with the pursuit of magnificence, Cartier held a gala on 13 July at Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay, turning the two,000-seating theatre into a wide ranging setting for a night of creative and culinary splendour. Hosted by Cartier’s Chief Executive Officer of South East Asia & Oceania Cecile Naour, and Managing Director of Singapore, Malaysia & ASEAN Anne Yitzhakov, the occasion featured a menu curated by Mauro Colagreco, chef–proprietor of the three-Michelin-starred Mirazur and the brand new enterprise Fiamma, at Capella Singapore. An aerial efficiency, and a live performance by American musical vocal group Sister Sledge accompanied friends from dinner to dancing late into the evening.
This text first appeared on L’Officiel Singapore.
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