CADEAUX JEWELRY Editions

Exploring the desire for iconic self-expression. Hedonistic, emotional and tactile, shaped as much for the senses as for the Ego and its environment. A personal jewelry identity, self-confident, individualistic and distinct from a mass-brand identity. Extraordinary gemstones. Expressive iconography. Masterpieces. Intense, mythical and rare, in 18 karat gold. For jewelry-lovers, connoisseurs and collectors. Daring and witty. Not for everyone!


Necklace PRIMACY

A powerful motif of nature and survival that is fabulously attractive and an engaging conversation-piece. It shows a Gorilla emerging from jungle foliage growing over an Ionian column. The primate-face is a 57 carat Obsidian carved by German master Stefan Klein. 232 green Tsavorites set in 18 Karat white gold depict the foliage, and the 18 Karat rose gold column is studded with diamonds. The chain of white gold and partly diamond-set.


Ring GREAT SPHYNX

This astonishingly magnificent CADEAUX JEWELRY ring Great Sphynx is the penultimate collector’s-piece, a gemstone assemblage that includes a beautifully translucent green Tourmaline carved in the shape of a cat’s head and a large conically shaped Rutilized Quartz that combine together as head and body of a Sphinx-type statuette. The headdress is set with yellow Sapphires, Rubies, and Diamonds and the ring is made of 18K yellow and white gold with an Ankh symbol that represents the concept of eternal life engraved on the outer ring band.


Ring DEEP IQ OCTOPUS

The octopus. An intelligent animal from the deep oceans. Mysterious, ink-squirting, color-changing, shape-shifting and boneless with tentacles and sensors that taste, feel, grab and propel. When CADEAUX JEWELRY acquired 3 exquisite cabochon-cut tourmalines in crystal-green and reddish-purple from Brasil’s Paraiba region, the colors brought the features of the octopus to mind. Deep IQ Octopus pays tribute to the recently discovered intelligence of this species. In 18K gold, with diamonds, sapphires and 3 Paraiba tourmalines.


Pendant MOSER PYROCUMULUS

Unique pendant of Ametrine (natural combination of Amethyst and Citrine), carved by the late Swiss-Australian artist Bruno Moser, and set in 18 Karat gold with diamonds. Bruno began carving gems into unique and wonderful sculptures in the 1970s. He held many exhibitions in Asia and traveled widely in Europe and the USA, always ready to present his creations to collectors. All his sculptures are one-of-a-kind and cannot be copied. Bruno once said: “The design is in the stone and every stone is different. All I do is remove material, and my art is knowing when to stop.” CADEAUX JEWELRY acquired a number of stones from Bruno Moser and worked them into exclusive jewelry.


Ring SUNSET SKY

Edition of the ring Sky made with two matching Fire Opal cabochons, evocative of the sunset. The Fire Opals display an intense luminous orange that dazzles the eye. The extraordinary colour is amplified by brilliant-cut orange sapphires set in a net-like pattern of 18 Karat rose gold, interspersed by diamonds. The opposing gems do not quite touch. The ring is fitted with a hinge and a spring, and the 2 halves move with restrained elasticity that gives the ring traction and makes it fit the finger perfectly.


Ring INDIGO SKY

Ring Indigo Sky. Two rare matching Tanzanite cabochons evocative of a deep blue sky. The colour of the Tanzanites is amplified by brilliant-cut blue sapphires set in a net-like pattern of 18 Karat white gold, interspersed by diamonds. The opposing gems do not quite touch. The ring is fitted with a hinge and a spring, and moves with restrained elasticity that gives the ring traction and makes it fit the finger perfectly.


Necklace EYE OF THE PANTHER

A one-of-a-kind creation made of unusual natural gems and pearls. The key feature of CADEAUX JEWELRY Eye of the Panther are 2 panther-heads carved from Rubellite, a red variety of Tourmaline, carved in the traditional German gem-cutting center of Idar-Oberstein. The 2 panther-heads are set in 18 Karat white gold, joined by a safety clasp, studded with 111 brilliant-cut diamonds and attached to a string of natural black Tahitian South Sea pearls, 11-14 mm diameter, especially selected for CADEAUX JEWELRY by Andy Muller. The necklace is extendable.


Ring CLEOPATRA

Ring Cleopatra is the queen of CADEAUX JEWELRY’s series that takes its inspiration from Egyptian mythology and history. This irreplaceable ring features a 42 carat Rubellite (also known as pink Tourmaline) as centrepiece, which was engraved by German gemstone-artist Erwin Pauli with an image of Cleopatra, queen of Egypt (69 BCE to 30 BCE). The Rubellite is encircled by a row of pave-set diamonds and another row of pink rubies. The lower half of the ring head is fully pave-set with black diamonds. The ring is made of 18 Karat white gold, and the inner band, which touches the finger, is of 18 karat rose gold and has a spring-mechanism that ensures a perfect fit to the finger. An Egyptian Ankh-symbol, which represents the concept of eternal life, is engraved on the outer ring band.


Ring BOLERO Elephant-Opium-Weight

Ring Bolero with its large open circle lends itself perfectly to the addition of a gemstone or a miniaturised sculpture inside the open ring head. In this Ring Bolero Opium-Weight Edition, a small opium-weight in the form of an Elephant with Howdah made of solid Au 999 Fine-Gold and weighing approximately 15g, cast from an original opium-weight from the Golden Triangle, provides a unique variety for collectors. CADEAUX JEWELRY’S innovative 2-Prong-Setting that uses laterally attached 18 karat white gold prongs to secure and enhance the lustre of brilliant-cut diamonds, provides CADEAUX JEWELRY’S original identity.


Ring ET IN ARCADIA EGO

The skull is a symbol of the transience of life and as memento mori a reminder that one has to die. ET IN ARCADIA EGO is Latin and means, “And in Arcadia I am”, however, if is thought to be spoken by a dead person (as in Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited) it may be understood as, “though I’m dead, I used to live in paradise like you,” or, “I too enjoyed the pleasures of life”. 17th century painter Nicolas Poussin idealised memento mori to suggest that through art one might become immortal. Worked in 18 Karat white gold, fully pave-set with 629 pieces or 4.84 carats of brilliant-cut diamonds, 2 emerald eyes, and mounted on an 18 Karat rose gold ring engraved on the outside.


Ring IL MAGNIFICO

Ring Il Magnifico features skulls carved of Black Jade, Calcedony or Turquoise as centre-pieces. They are a symbol of human transience, and as memento mori they have been idealised by 17th century painter Nicolas Poussin suggesting through art one might become immortal. Il Magnifico (1449-1492) was a ruler from the Medici family and a patron of Leonardo da Vinci. His son became Pope Leo X. The ring is made of 18 Karat gold. The skulls have skullcaps that resmble a ceremonial papal head-covering adorned with a diamond-set Ginkgo leaf, and they hide a secret compartment.


Ring and Earpieces KHEPRI RUBELLITE

Khepri is a symbol of life. The ancient Egyptians associated scarabs with life, rebirth and the sun long before they worshiped Ra, the god of creation and resurrection. The scarab beetle laid its eggs in dung and pushed it around like a ball, suggestive of the sun rolling across the sky. The sun god assumed the character of Khepri – a human body with a scarab head. Egyptian jewelry was made of various minerals set in gold and worn to attract light and heat, or as symbol of rebirth. This set of Khepri carvings features beautifully translucent Rubellites (red Tourmaline) and is made of 18 Karat gold and diamonds.


Ring SCARAB OVAL

Ring Scarab Oval uses beautifully hand-carved scarabs of Turquoise, Onyx, Jasper or Lapis Lazuli mounted on 18 Karat white or yellow gold and typically set with over 40 brilliant-cut diamonds. The scarab – or Khepri – is a symbol of life. The ancient Egyptians associated scarabs with life, rebirth and the sun long before they worshiped Ra, the god of creation and resurrection. The scarab beetle laid its eggs in dung and pushed it around like a ball, suggestive of the sun rolling across the sky. The sun god assumed the character of Khepri – a human body with a scarab head.


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