Have you ever seen anything this perfect? The silver-tone metal and pink enamel Camellia flower and clover collection of earrings, necklaces, and pendants are indeed a mixture of classic, fun, and elegance. Coco Chanel popularized this fashion jewelry by encouraging the mix of styling fine and non-precious jewelry to complement an outfit. Indeed, each of the statement pieces is truly the icing on the cake to an outfit. But did you know the Camellia flower is an important symbol of Chanel fashion and was an inspiration in a lot of the Chanel jewelry?
What is a breathtaking and historical symbol of fashion is Coco Chanel’s iconic Camellia flower. It was believed that Coco Chanel fell in love with Camellia after reading Alexandre Dumas’ ‘La Dame arc Camélias’, a story in which the heroine always wore a white camellia showing her heart remained pure. With its minimalist lines and well-defined curves, the Camellia became Coco Chanel’s favorite flower. It became her symbol and icon, as the Camellia is one of the recurring elements of her style. Chanel used it as an accessory in its natural form, as well as interpreted it in unexpected ways in her designs. The most prominent and beloved flower is present on Chanel jewelry, clothes, accessories, and bags. Coco Chanel took inspiration from her favorite flower and promoted many ways to incorporate the camellia into looks, such as on masculine jackets. Owning one of these pieces is truly owning a part of the Chanel legacy at your fingertips.