The diamond dealer initially did not believe his ears.
A customer who does not want to get the largest possible stone out of a rough, but to reach a precise weight to the nearest thousandth at the risk of losing value?
Despite his long experience, he had never dealt with such a request before.
But in the end, Chanel's idea of getting an emerald-cut specimen weighing exactly 55.55 carats to pay homage to her legendary perfume amused her a lot.
And for a first with the house on rue Cambon, it did not lack panache!
We had never worked with this supplier.
A trusted intermediary put us in touch
, says Frédéric Grangié, president of Chanel jewelry and watchmaking today, in his Paris office at 18 place Vendôme, located exactly opposite the Ritz hotel where Gabrielle Chanel stayed for years.
The challenge was serious for both parties.
For our part, we started with a brut, which is very rare at Chanel where we
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