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Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Luxferity, 29.04.2020

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A mystical and sentimental medallion

"For this decidedly playful collection designed to bring good luck, adding color seemed like an obvious choice", Valérie Messika, Founder & Creative Director of Messika.

A variation of the iconic Move collection, Lucky Move is inspired by lucky charm medallions and, for the first time in Messika’s history, this new collection is the first of its kind to not use purely diamonds. Instead, the collection is adorned with colored stones. 

Messika has chosen to give pride of place to semi-precious and organic stones throughout this collection. The talisman now comes in nine different color variations including, onyx, lapis lazuli, malachite, pink, white, grey mother-of-pear, turquoise, carnelian and ziricote.

This bold move was a creative challenge for Valérie Messika, the daughter of a diamond dealer, who has always stayed true to her gem of choice. "I have replaced the gold with an ornamental stone, but it is not faceted like a diamond. It’s a first, but for this decidedly playful collection designed to bring good luck, adding color seemed like an obvious choice," she says, "each shade is based on my favourite colors and the energy they give off."

Valerie leaned towards rougher and marbled stones, sometimes with unique markings and irregularities, as opposed to her usual choice of pristine diamonds. "I immersed myself in the history and story behind these colored stones, and I found myself fascinated by each of their imperfections which made them more special to me" tells the Artistic Director of the House who chose to step out of her comfort zone in true Messika fashion.

Unconventional and radiant, the Lucky Move color collection emphasises the unique spirit and character of each stone through their different veins and gradients. The gems give a more casual and delicate aspect to the Lucky Move range, allowing the pieces to be worn as a more day-to-day style. The opulence of the original Lucky Move collection still remains as each piece is set with brilliant diamonds which contrast the gold materials.

As Valerie Messika often states, "It is women who instil their own style into jewellery, not the other way round. As a result, they claim the energy of the stones for themselves."

A mantra for each tone and an attitude to make your own

« Tell me your favorite color and I’ll tell you who you are… »

Messika has always sought to enhance the nature personality of women. Lucky Move color allows this personality to shine through, each different gem representing a different characteristic or charm. Exhibiting the signature Messika Move design, each gem is surrounded by gold and a trio of moving diamonds. 

The concept goes so far as to decode a message, according to one’s favorite color, like: "Tell me which color attracts you the most and I will tell you who you are…"

Starped in gold with a trio of mobile diamonds at its heart, the House’s signature, each gem asserts its character and shows its true color!

By showcasing her latest colorful collection, Valérie Messika continues to make her own way and assert herself as a free spirit of contemporary jewelry. After all, didn’t Coco Chanel say "The best color in the world is the one that suits you". 

Stylish, sensual and shrouded in mystery, the Lucky Move color necklaces can be worn alone or combined with other pieces and their unique design allows the medallion to rotate freely on its axis. All medallions can also be personalised and engraved. Borrowing both edgy and poetic accents, Lucky Move breaks the rules.

Green like malachite


One motto: Whatever happens, be yourself and stay true to you!

Like this vibrant and intense stone, the one who takes this mantra is full of panache and is never too-faced. The one who takes this mantra is full of panache and true to themselves. Its predominant green color is due to the presence of copper in its composition. With its concentric waves, it never ceases to fascinate.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Black like onyx


For daring women who are defiant and not faint-hearted

Both strong and feminine, these women are not afraid to make their voices heard. With intense black, this stone is a symbol of strength. The stone reflects the strong character of those adopting this mantra.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Red like cornelian


For lovers who are besotted with passion and enthusiasm

This red variety of chalcedony has a particular shine, almost silky. Like the woman who gives it her all, puts her efforts into her passions and the matters that are dear to her.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Blue like lapis lazuli


One whatchword: remain mysterious, radiant and unpredictable

All it takes is an enigmatic smile that says a lot about a person. This dark blue stone, more or less speckled with gold, is often considered as a gem surrounded by mystery.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Powder like mother of pearl


For glamourous women with allure and self-confidence

Delicate and elegant, the glow of pink mother-of-pearl gives this necklace a very feminine touch. Be carried away by the whirlwind of grace, where the woman leads the way.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Anthracite like grey mother-of-pearl


Stand out with flair, be different and play by your own rules

An adventurous state of mind coupled with a fierce desire to explore new boundaries. As luck always favours the daring, why not set your own course and follow your lucky star? Since the dawn of time, people have been fascinated by the iridescent reflections of mother-of-pearl.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Lagoon like turquoise


Be free-spirited and don’t conform to those around you

Curious and in love with freedom and long journeys, this woman exuberates energy and is keen to discover the world… The world is just waiting to be explored, as long as you travel off the beaten track. Intense blue and revered by Native Americans, this colour evokes a call to escape.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

Brown like ziricote


For graceful souls and adventurers who like a touch of exploration

Brave and courageous, the woman is not afraid. The graphic marbling of this variety of wood is native to Central America. This rare and precious variety is recognisable by its irregular and graphic black veins which contrast against its brown background.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman

White like mother of pearls


For those who don’t follow others, paving their own pathby asserting their unique personality

For those who don’t follow others, paving their own path by asserting their unique personality. Its iridescent reflections are very popular and give this stone a special glow.

Lucky Move Color: A Color-Block Talisman