Stefan Hafner unveils Monet rings
Dubai, May 12, 2008
Stefan Hafner, the Italian jewellery brand of sparkling eminence and glamour unveield its latest offering fresh from Baselworld 2008 - the Monet Ring Collection.
The dazzling array of creations draws inspiration from and pays tribute to one of the greatest works of renowned 19th century painter Claude Monet.
Monet’s ‘Nympheas,’ the acclaimed French impressionist painting which charmingly depicts water lilies on a pond is interpreted by Stefan Hafner using diamonds, emeralds, rubies set elegantly in white gold.
The famed jeweller splendidly captures the essence of the artwork and gives it a contemporary twist, the outcome of which is a dazzling collection of rings designed to inspire both the wearer and onlooker.
'Stefan Hafner has always drawn inspiration from nature's wonders. Each piece is a unique take on the delicate and transient beauty of flowers. The Monet Ring collection captures the spirit of the famous painting in the most precious materials, offering art that one can appreciate and wear,” said Tawhid Abdullah, managing director of Damas.
In Stefan Hafner's 'Monet Ring Collection,' the blooms 'float' on pave diamonds as emerald green or blushing ruby blossoms nestle on pave diamonds or diamond flowers rest on a pave of rubies.
Unusual and striking, these pieces defy expected norms of ring design by elegantly wrapping a substantial part of a woman's finger assuredly with very delectable effects.
Apart from the 'Monet Ring collection,' Stefan Hafner has created four highly versatile lines such as Sogno, Rugiada and Venus Diamond.
It is said that Claude Monet drew perennial inspiration from his pond of water lilies which was located right in his garden.
A grand master of another field - Stefan Hafner - immortalises this fascination by recreating the delicate charm of water lilies in diamonds, emeralds and rubies, said a jewellery expert.
This is not the first time that the jewellery house has drawn inspiration from great works of art. Its Venus Collection which celebrates the birth of spring is inspired by Botticelli's Primavera painting.
For more than three decades, Stefan Hafner has garnered the attention of both royalty and jewellery connoisseurs alike with captivating collections displaying design prowess and impeccable craftsmanship.
Remarkably light, sparkling and flexible, each piece offers its lucky owner the very special opportunity to simply slip them on to be instantly transported to a picturesque spot in memory!
Unique and splendid, the Monet Ring Collection is now available at the Stefan Hafner Boutique in Burjuman Centre and select Damas Les Exclusives Boutiques across the UAE.-TradeArabia News Service