25 May 2020
Dutch designer Sheila Westera breaks away from the traditional claw settings and machine-tooled mounts. In her workshop in the Swiss Alps, she makes her mounts by hand using gold or silver wire that seems to have no end. It slips around the finger and holds the stone like a fine brightly colored ribbon around a packaged gift. It winds itself interminably around raw amethyst crystal, pyrite, lapis lazuli or upcycled objects. Through their total harmony with these elements, her mounts resemble metallic threads of light.
I wanted to know more about Dina Level because her name keeps cropping up over and over again in the jewelry world…
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.
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.