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!
Botter, the Dutch creative duo made up of Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter have turned colorful little cars into jewelry.
In this issue we offer a non-exhaustive overview of pieces heralding these new jewelry values.
On “Wing Shop” the new e-shop of Noor Fares, you can entirely customize the “Fly Me to the Moon” earrings.
The positive values initiated by Léon Rouvenat, almost two centuries on, are modernized.
During the conference organized by the jeweler L’Or du Monde (pioneers in the use of recycled gold), the Systext association painted an apocalyptic picture...
Barrie ans Goossens have pooled their expertise: Barrie, famous for its cashmeres, and Goossens, known for its antique-style golden couture jewelry.