01 December 2016
“Color is a false friend, it doesn’t help to recognize a stone,” explains Didier Nectoux, “quartz may, for example, be purple, yellow or black.” Based on this observation, the director of the Musée de Minéralogie at ParisTech, who sites his own color blindness, offers introductory sessions to gemstones for the blind where they can scratch gypsum and quartz or listen to the sound of a drop of acid on calcite. An excellent initiative!
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.