11 August 2020
The door handle at 8 rue de Grenelle, Céline Daoust’s first store in Paris, is in polished jasper with green highlights. It embodies the passion devoted to precious stones by the Belgian designer, who spends six months of the year in Jaipur picking out each of her rock crystals, slice-cut diamonds, moonstones and tourmalines (her favorite stone), including the bi-colored watermelon variety in pink and green. Indian craftspeople then fix them into her delicate settings: multi-medallion necklaces, hand- or eye-shaped pendants, and reversible rings like charming talismans.
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.
Lise Guitton, the Inouïtoosh’s designer who works with both scarves and jewelry, has dreamed up a large silk square printed with precious stones.
I wanted to know more about Dina Level because her name keeps cropping up over and over again in the jewelry world…