In the “clothing and accessories” of the 2021 Qixi limited series inventory, we saw that a number of traditional luxury brands have further expanded the scale of the Qixi series this time, bringing you a fairly rich selection of items, this article we focus on jewelry and watch brands, for this Qixi, they are more around classic items to create a limited Qixi special model, the final item is equally beautiful, and also has a high practicality.
It is worth mentioning that in addition to the traditional big red, a considerable proportion of this year’s Qixi special items are mainly pink, which makes it softer and easier to match.
Cartier: The ritual sense of the red box
Cartier’s Tanabata special this year revolves around the classic Trinity collection, and the interlocking design itself is also perfect for the sweet atmosphere of Tanabata. Cartier brought three pieces of necklaces, earrings and bracelets as Chinese mainland exclusive Tanabata special edition, featuring a triad of gold, white gold and rose gold with pink sapphires.
In addition, Cartier has created a Tanabata limited edition for this year’s new Double C de Cartier chain, which features a nude pink and red enamel Double C lock.
Chopard: There are watches and jewelry
Taking advantage of Tanabata, Chopard brought two limited edition products that were only available in China. The first is a Happy Sport 33mm watch made of stainless steel and rose 18K gold, with a silver dial with guilliverted motifs and five colours of gemstones – white diamond, green tsavorite, sapphire, ruby and yellow garnet – and a red alligator leather strap.
This watch is powered by the Chopard Manufacture calibre 09.01-C self-winding calibre and has a power reserve of 42 hours. Limited edition of 200 watches.
Chopard Happy Sport 33 mm
Reference price: 65,000 yuan
Chopard Tmall flagship store
In addition, Chopard has launched a Happy Diamonds necklace, which is made of white 18K gold, and the pendant is in the shape of a love heart, with a pink sapphire in the middle. This necklace is also limited to 200 pieces.
Chopard’s Happy Diamonds heart-shaped pendant
Reference price: 12500 yuan
Piaget: Possession comes to run the series
Piaget has launched 3 Possession Tanabata limited edition bracelets: two carnelian with two diamonds, red and white chalcedony with two diamonds, and two carnelian with two rubies, all in 18K rose gold and designed with a double chain – meaning “in pairs” and accented with heart-shaped details. The main stone uses carnelian for the occasion.
Piaget Possession comes to run the Tanabata limited edition bracelet
Reference price: 18888 – 19888 yuan
Piaget Tmall flagship store
Bulgari: Sweet powder
Bulgari’s Tanabata edition this year is a sweet pink, with the Divas’ Dream necklace continuing the classic fan-shaped shape with a pink gradient palette that’s finished in 18-karat rose gold and set with brilliant-cut pink sapphires and diamonds.
Bulgari Divas’ Dream necklace
Reference price: 38000 yuan
Bulgari’s official website
Bulgari also offers two handbag gift boxes, each containing 3 pieces of handbag, coin purse and shawl.
One of the bags is the Serpenti Forever Maxi Chain cross-body bag, crafted from ivory opal-white lambskin with flamingo quartz pink detailing, the classic snakehead buckle is inspired by the brand’s antique 1960s watches, and it’s punctuated with dark pink rhodonite, pink opal and white mother-of-pearl on gold-plated brass and embellished with red enamel for ‘eyes’.
Another bag in the box is a handbag from the Serpenti Forever Maxi Chain, which is decorated in flamingo quartz pink with ivory opal white details.
Bulgari Chinese Valentine’s Day gift set
Reference price: 26000 / 28000 yuan
Tiffany: Pink Opal T necklace
Tiffany & Co. also brought a Tanabata Global Limited Edition necklace this year, which continues the classic style of the T collection, with a pink opal set in 18K white gold and round brilliant-cut diamonds. This necklace is limited to 600 pieces.
Tiffany Tiffany T Collection Tanabata Global Limited Pink Opal Diamond Necklace
Reference price: 26100 yuan
Tiffany website, WeChat boutique
Vacheron Constantin: Special purple sun
Vacheron Constantin has launched a number of Chinese limited watches, and this time on the occasion of the Qixi Festival, the brand has brought a new Chinese limited edition. This watch belongs to the Traditionnelle lineage collection, and unlike the red or pink colors commonly used by other brands in Qixi or Chinese limited models, Vacheron Constantin’s watch uses purple yang, which is inspired by hydrangea (Qixi is called “Purple Valentine’s Day” because it coincides with the bloom of hydrangea flowers).
The case diameter is 33 mm, the case is made of pink gold, the bezel is set with 54 brilliant-cut round diamonds, a purple sun-colored mother-of-pearl dial, and a tonal Mississippi alligator leather strap. This special Purple Sun watch is limited to 100 pieces.
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Legacy Chinese limited edition watches
Reference price: 218000 yuan
Vacheron Constantin Tmall flagship store
Swarovski: Joining forces with the Palace Culture
Some brands also played a joint brand on Qixi this year, and Swarovski teamed up with the Palace Palace Culture to bring the Qixi Valentine’s Day Connexus series, which focuses on pink-toned three-dimensional crystal lotus shapes, including necklaces, bracelets, bracelets and earrings.
Another set features a more chinoiserie design, with a round plaque decorated with a lotus motif and pavé set with a circle of imitation crystals.
Swarovski Connexus Heart Lotus collection
Reference price: 499 – 4490 yuan
Swarovski Tmall flagship store, Swarovski JD flagship store
Rado: Hand in hand with Bai Yu
Rado and brand ambassador Bai Yu collaborated to create a Tanabata limited edition watch. It is based on the brand’s classic Captain Cook, and this watch is named “Universal Cook”. The polished stainless steel case is 37 mm in diameter and is finished with fresh white dial gold, a dial set with 8 diamonds and rhodium hands covered with a white Super-LumiNova luminescent coating.
The watch is also equipped with the EasyClip system, which allows the user to switch between three straps: steel strap, NATO texture strap and leather strap.
Rado also has a custom watch case for this watch. The silver buttons of the pure white barrel-shaped leather watch box are engraved with the word “By U”, which is a homonym to Bai Yu’s name. On the side of the watch box is also Bai Yu’s signature and the words “Limited Edition For Bai Yu”. This watch is available in a limited edition of 520 units worldwide.
Rado By U Tanabata Limited Edition
Reference price: 20800 yuan
Rado Tmall flagship store, Rado Jingdong flagship store
Chopard Tmall flagship store
Bulgari’s official website