What could have been a better place to showcase Maison Chanel’s 2016 high jewellery pieces than the 

The Coco Chanel suite at the Ritz Paris provides a fitting backdrop for highlights from Les Blés de Chanel, a 62-piece collection of high jewellery inspired by wheat, a symbol of luck and prosperity that was much loved by Coco.

High Contrast

Premiers Brins necklace in white gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds; dress and lace gloves by Chanel.

Yellow Brick Road

Moisson d’Or diamond brooch with an 11.8-carat marquisecut yellow sapphire worn as a headpiece; Moisson d’Or ring with a 171-carat cushion-cut yellow sapphire surrounded by diamonds; top  by Chanel 

Green Light

Brins de Printemps earring and bracelet set with peridots, green tourmalines, aquamarines and diamonds; dress  by Chanel

Golden Glow

Fête des Moissons ring and bracelet in white and yellow gold set with fancy intense yellow diamonds complemented by white and coloured diamonds; dress by Chanel

Sweet Shimmer

Fête des Moissons necklace in 18K white and yellow gold set with a 25-carat fancy intense yellow diamond, and coloured and white diamonds; dress by Chanel