Chaumet’s Jewel of Sentiment

By Butterboom Writers  /  April 15, 2009

First time in Hong Kong from April 1-30, 2009.


To celebrate the Hong Kong launch of its new Jewellery collection “Le Grand Frisson” an evocation of love at first sight, and 500 years of jewellery making, Chaumet has put together an exhibition on the history of sentimental jewellery from the Renaissance period to today.

The exhibition was put together by Diana Scarisbrick, reknown jewellery historian, and Béatrice de Plinval, curator of the Chaumet Museum to provide a chronological exhibition that assembles 40 outstanding loans from private collections. See grand objects of love expressed through symbols and codes in beautiful romantic pieces of jewellery from one of the most important high jewellery houses.

Chaumet was founded in 1780 and have created sentimental pieces of jewellery  from the reign of Napolean for Empresses Josephine and Mari-Louse.  Exhibition is held at St. George’s Building, the only other city it has exhibited  after Paris in 2008. Definately go check it out, as it is a rare exhibition indeed.


  • Exhibition from April 1 to April 30 2009,
  • Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm


  • Musée Chaumet, St George’s Building, Central. Hong Kong
  • Tel: 2536-9338




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