24 May 2017
It crawls, it swarms, it stings … In Delfina Delettrez’s world, nature is inhabited with the insects and animals she has phobias about, and which nevertheless she is strongly drawn to. In her capsule-collection of necklaces and brooches for the Dover Street Market in London, the beetle is sublimated. Of extreme fineness, the antennae and the legs are hypertrophied, disproportionate. On a beetle brooch, the body in textured gold and resin holds within it another, very real one from the designer’s collection. All the pieces are presented in numbered entomological boxes, in readiness to join a cabinet of curiosities.
Monica Rossi’s jewelry is at White Bird with her very poetic jewelry.
One of the nice finds in the in the brand new Parisian shop of Marin Montagut: the mineralogical plates painted in watercolor.
Dutch designer Sheila Westera makes her mounts using gold or silver wire. It slips around the finger and holds the stone, it winds itself interminably...
The new “Mademoiselle Privé” de Chanel watch collection consists of 7 cuffs fastened by a button.
On March 7, I attended a book signing for my children’s book “Coiffes et Parures” (Headdresses and Finery) at Mellerio’s. On a highly enjoyable sunny...
Jewelry designer Alexandra Jefford created a series of gold rings with crafted knots of colored Smythson leather.