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Great for an evening out, to jazz up your outfit for the day
The 1930s. On holiday on the Normandy coast, Robert Dumas, his eyes alert, noticed the purity of line and elegance of the chain linking a boat to its anchor. He drew inspiration from this to design a bracelet.
His father-in-law, Emile Hermès, was filled with enthusiasm. The equestrian world, with its various loops, had hitherto been the main source of inspiration for Hermes jewelry, but it was now the world of sailing that stirred them with a sea breeze.
The pattern quickly became a classic, or as the creative director, Pierre Hardy, put it “a permanent creative anchor”, adorned with gold, silver and diamonds, and presented as bracelets, necklaces, an exceptional jewel-like bag…