28 January 2018

Marie-Hélène de Taillac's Paraiba tourmalines

The French designer Marie-Hélène de Taillac offers us a series of unique rings decorated with Paraiba tourmalines of an exceptional lagoon blue-green. She was busy making them a year ago when I visited her workshop at the Gem Palace (one of the oldest Indian jewelers) in Jaipur. We take a private tour.

  • Marie-Hélène de Taillac in her workshop - 22 carat gold and Paraïba tourmaline ring

  • In the Marie-Hélène de Taillac's workshop

  • In the Marie-Hélène de Taillac's workshop

  • Marie-Hélène de Taillac's workshop - 22 carat gold and Paraïba tourmaline ring

  • Marie-Hélène de Taillac - The workshop's rooftop

  • Marie-Hélène de Taillac's workshop - 22 carat gold and Paraïba tourmaline ring

  • Marie-Hélène de Taillac in her workshop - 22 carat vols and tourmaline Paraïba ring

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