They are often not recognised for their skill and level of craftsmanship. In a mass produced world, the jewellery designer keeps alive the ancient art form of hand crafted jewellery.

Enjoy this beautiful behind the scenes video The Making of the Soleil d’Automne Ring, from French jeweller Chanel which shows the making of a gemset ring.

Chanel Fine Jewellery began in 1932 when Mademoiselle Chanel exhibited her first jewellery collection built around the twin themes of the Comet and the Diamond. When the company revived this activity in 1993, the collection paid homage to its origins in the form of reproductions and reinterpretations of the first pieces from the “Bijoux de Diamant” collection.