近年來 MIKIMOTO 不再只專注於珍珠，而是將各種有色寶石透過創意結合於頂級珠寶創作中，這位享有「珍珠之王」的日本頂級珠寶品牌，如今因為寶石種類多樣化的加入，讓珍珠有了更具深度以及廣度的精彩演出。全新頂級珠寶系列《Jardin Mystérieux》以秘密花園為主題，採用各種罕見的天然海螺珍珠，巧妙融合彩色寶石、鑽石等珍貴寶石，將原本只存在幻夢中的炫麗花園，以頂級細膩的珠寶工藝，讓它躍然而生。全新《Jardin Mystérieux》頂級珠寶系列，就好比置身一座靜謐花園，裡頭兒有競相爭豔的花朵、鬱鬱蔥蔥的綠藤與樹木、佈滿玫瑰藤蔓的庭園鐵柵、初開嫩葉上的露水、還有各樣動物，漫步在其中，花天錦地的驚喜俯拾皆是。MIKIMOTO 就像一位才華洋溢的藝術家，以不同色調的彩寶展現景致的豐富；鑲嵌珍珠或寶石搭配空窗琺瑯的技法，創造作品視覺深淺的立體感；亦或是以鍛鐵藝術呈現不同窗景，將18K白金鍍黑銠，展現別出生面的鍛鐵柵欄質感等，表現多樣的花園意象。把一座又一座花園風景定格在珠寶之上，巧妙的使用多種頂級珠寶工藝。每一件作品的寶石光影折射，搭配珍珠的溫潤色澤，閃爍間似乎能看見躍動的風景，就好比走在歐式花園中，一縷縷金黃色的陽光，從花叢綠野的縫隙間映入眼簾，似幻似真引人入勝。MIKIMOTO 全新《Jardin Mystérieux》頂級珠寶系列以出色工藝與設計，勾勒出奇想同時展現了精湛金工技術。
In recent years, when pearls are no longer the only focus, MIKIMOTO integrated the high jewelry creations with various color diamonds. As a result, with the integration of pearls and diamonds, the Japanese high jewelry brand that is recognized as the “Pearl King” can put more emphasis on the depth of pearls to broaden its scope with brilliance. The brand-new “Jardin Mystérieux,” which is themed with a secret garden, has attentively mixed the rarely seen natural conch pearls with precious gemstones, like colored gems, diamonds, etc. The fantastic and gorgeous garden in the dream has been brought vividly to the real life by the luxury and delicate jewelry techniques. The new “Jardin Mystérieux” high jewelry collection is inspired by a secret garden where blooming beautiful flowers, greenish vines and trees, metal-mesh fences covered by the rose vine, dew on the tender leaves, various kinds of animals strolling in such multi-colored place which came as surprises in every corner. MIKIMOTO is like a talented artist, who uses multi-colored gems to present diverse and abundance of landscapes; including either for the depth of 3D visual effect the pearl inlay and the diamond Plique-`a-jour enameling technique, or the different window-view through wrought iron presented by 18K black rhodanized platinum that can show the unique metal-mesh-like texture, etc. in the presentation of the diverse garden images. Freeze-framing the garden landscape on the jewelry creations one after another through the attentive use of multiple high jewelry technology. The diamond reflection of every work is paired with the mild and warm glow of a pearl, the lively landscape is visible through shiny twinkles. As if walking in a European garden, a golden ray of sunlight shines in front of the eyes through the flowers and grass, imaginary and appealing. MIKIMOTO’s new collection Jardin Mystérieux uses brilliant craft and design to make excellent gold-crafting technique presented in the creation of fascination.
身為藝術世家第四代的Cindy Chao，承襲建築師曾外祖父、外祖父及雕塑家父親的精神，造就出作品擁有建築感（Architectural）、雕塑性（Sculptural）、生命力（Organic）」獨一無二的特質。在盡是百年品牌以西方為主的珠寶領域裡，才即將成立滿十五年的CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel，就不斷打破國際拍賣會紀錄，深受國家級博物館肯定，且屢次登上世界頂尖藝術博覽會，國際評媒更以「 打破藝術與珠寶疆界，開啟珠寶藝術的新興時代 (New Nouveau)」 來讚譽品牌卓越創新的精湛工藝。從 2008年至今，Cindy 已創作出第九件大師系列年度蝴蝶作品，每一件年度蝴蝶深受來自全球各地藝術與珠寶藏家追捧，讓年度蝴蝶作品受到頂級藏家預訂已至2023年。2019 Black Label Masterpiece 大師系列 No. I 極光蝴蝶運用了少見的藍與紅配色，象徵罕見的極光藍與極光紅，此件年度蝴蝶作品多層次的立體結構，靈感源自建築師外祖父之手繪建築圖，以黃鑽翅脈、藍寶翅膀及鑽石鱗翅的三層式立體架構搭配紅寶石，作品配色就如同大自然中難得一見的「極光」，衝擊而震撼。而 CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel系列最蔚為人知是擅於捕捉大自然瞬變之美，將時序漸變的美麗景緻化為動人的珠寶藝術。「大馬士革玫瑰花胸針」靈感來自於 Cindy Chao於數年前造訪被譽為阿拉伯寶石的「Oman阿曼王國」，奇幻美景中一片以大馬士革玫瑰花覆蓋的阿曼綠山，令她不自主地陶醉於這粉色海洋中。2019 Black Label Masterpiece II瑪格麗特胸針的主石則為一顆84. 89克拉蛋面形祖母綠，寶石周圍再運用法式雕漆工藝，將18K金刻畫出栩栩如生隨風飄動的花蕊。「海洋系列」是Cindy Chao在旅遊潛水時以海中動物姿態為靈感創作而出，2019年Black Label 大師系列 Masterpiece XII 『珊瑚套鍊』，實踐她對於海洋世界的想像以及大自然奇幻色彩的配色創作。此件套鍊由17顆4到11克不等且色彩濃郁的粉紅色藍寶石為主，多種不同色階的漸層黃鑽及粉色孔克珠的交錯鑲嵌，營造出珊瑚在海水中緩慢漂動的意境。2019 Black Label 大師系列 Masterpiece VI 「鳶尾花浮雕手環」靈感取自義大利佛羅倫斯市花鳶尾花。鳶尾花自11世紀起成為佛羅倫斯的市花，除遍及托斯卡納地區原野與佛羅倫斯市之外，更可廣泛見於該市之官方市徽。Cindy Chao融合鳶尾花與浮雕之概念，向文藝復興時期最具代表性的的雕塑家與建築師之一米開朗基羅致敬。
The Song of Life
Cindy Chao is the 4th generation in the family of arts, she has the spirit inherited from her great grandfather and grandfather, who were the architects as well as her father, who was a sculptor; therefore, her works have a unique and extraordinary quality of “architectural sense, sculptural character and organic power of life.” In the world of jewelry that the hundred-year-old brands are mainly western-centered, the CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel, which has been established for about 15 years, has constantly broken the records in the international auctions and won recognition from national-level museums as well as joined several world’s top art expo fairs; the international media praised the brand’s remarkable and innovative crafts with excellence, it said that “The brand has broken the border between art and jewelry, it has started the Nouveau New of art jewelry.” From 2008 until now, Cindy has created the masterpiece collection with the 9 pieces Annual Butterfly contents. Every year, the collectors of art and jewelry around the world have great interests in the Annual Butterfly; therefore, the due date of the new order for the butterfly will be in 2023. In 2019, Black Label Masterpiece Collection that use of blue and red color combination in the No.1 Aurora Butterfly symbolizes the seldom-seen blue aurora and red aurora; the annual butterfly with a multi-layered 3D structure is inspired by the architects draw by hand from the grandfather; the yellow diamond wing veins, the blue gemstone wings and the diamond hind wing make up a 3-layer 3D structure decorated with red gemstones. The color matches are like the seldom-seen “aurora,” impactful and overwhelming. CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel is well-known for capturing the beautiful moment of nature; it can transform the beautiful landscape into glamorous art jewelry. “Damask Rose Brooch” is inspired by Cindy Chao’s tour to “Oman”, which is an Arab country well-known as a kingdom of precious stones. The Green Mountain, Oman, which is covered by the damask rose, made her indulge in the pink sea. The 2019 Black Label Masterpiece II Margaret brooch features an 84.89 carats surface egg shape emerald, which is surrounded with the 18K vivid flowers looking as if waving in the wind by using the French carved lacquerware technique. “The Ocean Collection” is inspired by the postures of sea animals when Cindy Chao experienced scuba diving in her travel. In 2019, Coral Necklace of Black Label Masterpiece XII is a color-matching creation that has fully presented her imagination of the sea world and the magic colors in nature. The necklace features 17 pieces of sapphire weighing 4 to 11 carats in rich and mellow pink colors; the yellow diamonds in different shades are intertwined with pink inlay conch pearls, they’ve created an atmosphere as if coral slowly moving in the seawater. Scultura di Giglio bangle (Iris Sculpture Bangle) of 2019 Black Label Masterpiece VI Collection is inspired by Iris, the iconic flower of Florence City, Italy. Iris has been the symbol of Florence City since the 11 century. It’s everywhere on the field in the Tuscan area as well as Florence City; it can be seen on the official city emblem. Cindy Chao has the concept of integrating Iris with embossment to pay tribute to Michelangelo, the most symbolic sculptor and architect in the Renaissance.