The ‘Eden of Coronet’ diamond-studded guitar
Hong Kong-based jeweller Coronet is presenting its “Eden of Coronet” Gibson guitar, which is adorned with more than 400 carats of diamonds in 18-karat white gold, at the 8th edition of BrilliAnt, the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF).
The masterpiece was earlier awarded a Guinness World Records title for the Most Valuable Guitar in 2015 and has been valued at US$2 million.
Since its debut at Baselword 2015, the Eden of Coronet, featuring the motifs of Coronet-flora and a variety of nature-inspired themes, has been exhibited and played at numerous international jewellery fairs and exhibitions.
The guitar was crafted by 62 artisans, three product development specialists and two project managers. Chow Tai Fook provided high-quality diamonds while Gibson Guitar company also acted as a sponsor. The bejewelled guitar is adorned with 11,441 diamonds set in 1.6kg of 18-karat white gold.
“The Coronet Gibson Guitar will surely be a centre showpiece at our upcoming fair,” noted Michel Nasielski, a member of the BrilliAnt-ADTF Organising Committee. “It promises to draw a lot of attention from the fair’s visitors, exhibitors and the media alike.”
The 8th ADTF will be held from January 29 to 31 at the trading halls of the Antwerp Diamond Bourse, the Diamond Club of Antwerp and the Antwerp Diamant Kring.