09 April 2020
Wallpaper has initiated a collaboration between Alexandra Jefford, a Swiss designer based in London, and the English firm Smythson, which specializes in leather. Her idea: using links of color, to make 6 knots belonging to different civilizations. We find a Celtic knot, the knot adorning the handle of a samurai sword, a quipu which, in the absence of writing, was used by the Incas as a unit of account, or an Isis knot as seen in the tomb of Tutankhamun. Alexandra Jefford is skilled at creating deconstructed blends based on geometric shapes and materials, and integrates them ingeniously with her gold rings.
On her Caillou site, Anne-Lise Delsol sells her selection of antique pieces and solo earrings mode from elements adorning hatpins.
Thierry Vendome, the son of Jean Vendome, is also a jeweler.
Belgian designer Céline Daoust just opened her first store in Paris, rue de Grenelle.
Lise Guitton, the Inouïtoosh’s designer who works with both scarves and jewelry, has dreamed up a large silk square printed with precious stones.