22 September 2017
“In 2014, I wanted to work on couture jewelry, like Gabrielle Chanel‘s seashells,” says Ligia Dias. Through an association of ideas, the designer (who has worked alongside Nicolas Ghesquière, Jonathan Anderson and Rei Kawakubo of “Comme des Garçons”) thought of Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers’ mussels – and then chips. The result was this gilt brass jewelry set, “half-figurative, half-abstract, because the rectangular chips remind me of a César compression”. The latest pieces in this collection, which are collectors’ items, are on sale at the bookstore of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris during the “Medusa” exhibition.
The Italian jeweler Fabio Salini wants to make work the imagination to approach jewelry otherwise.
The new ring has a rectangular silhouette. Highly architected, it consists of a large octagonal plate occupied by a citrine, an emerald or a sapphire.
The Galeries Lafayette group has become the majority shareholder of Mauboussin, the jeweler transformed into an affordable jewelry brand in the 2000s.
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Composed mainly of two shades of gold, diamonds and sapphires, this yellow and white harmony suffuses all the collections launched last July.