18 January 2018
Italian designer Francesca Villa integrates lead soldiers, American casino tokens, buttons, labels, daguerreotypes, etc. into her contemporary mounts. Either alone or in association with each other, these treasures illuminated by precious stones form intriguing jewellery creations. Villa attributes this recurrent theme to the influence of her great-grandfather Nino. A ship’s captain, he brought back a thousand little memories from each voyage.
In the “fantasy” category, brands offering vermeil, gold-plating and gold-plated brass are flying high. This is due to…
Opaque, smooth and shiny without sparkling: there’s nothing like lacquer to satisfy that crazy desire for color and optimism!
I was so surprised by the extreme lightness of this Tabayer bracelet – to the point of wondering if it was really gold at all.
As the central element of this collection, links even become a garment in their own right when Roustaing turns them into an ultra-sexy top.
Too big, too fragile, too disturbing, too bulky, too outrageous, too eccentric, too over-the-top… just too much. That’s what you’ll say when you...
In Renard Bijoux, you get a sense of authenticity, rurality, the emotions generated by the tiny details of everyday life, and of work done by hand.