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09 December 2019

Precious Art Deco materials

The last “Evening Conversation” of the School of Jewelry Arts was dedicated to the Art deco style and the emblematic precious materials such as jade, diamonds, lacquer, exotic woods and sharkskin, from equally exotic places.

The last "Evening Conversation" of the School of Jewelry Arts was dedicated to the Art deco style and the emblematic precious materials such as jade, diamonds,...

03 December 2019

Jewelry: a plastic art

Plastic is part of the DNA of contemporary jewelry. It is a critical material also used in the composition of narrative or sentimental jewelry. It is an endless source of beauty as well.

Plastic is part of the DNA of contemporary jewelry. It is a critical material also used in the composition of narrative or sentimental jewelry. It is an endless...

01 December 2019

Greece: what you need to know about the jewelry of Antiquity

Jewelry has a long history in Greek Antiquity. Color of gold, motifs… We continue to draw endless inspiration from it.

Jewelry has a long history in Greek Antiquity. Color of gold, motifs... We continue to draw endless inspiration from it.

29 November 2019

Lydia Courteille: the life of an antique jewelry dealer

During her time as a dealer, Lydia Courteille had in her hands around 7,000 antique jewelry items.

During her time as a dealer, Lydia Courteille had in her hands around 7,000 antique jewelry items.

19 November 2019

(Re)discovering Lacloche Jewelers

At the last School of Jewelry Arts “Evening Conversation”, Laurence Mouillefarine outlined the Lacloche saga and shared entertaining highlights from her quest for jewels and archive material.

At the last School of Jewelry Arts "Evening Conversation", Laurence Mouillefarine outlined the Lacloche saga and shared entertaining highlights from her quest for...

09 October 2019

Questions about contemporary jewelry

Though little-known in France, contemporary jewelry designed to challenge and provoke – a kind of manifestoalready has a longstanding history.

Though little-known in France, contemporary jewelry designed to challenge and provoke – a kind of manifestoalready has a longstanding history.

09 October 2019

My 10 top picks in Paris Fashion Week

During Paris Fashion Week, presentations confirmed the dynamic energy of jewelry designers. These are some of my favorite pieces.

During Paris Fashion Week, presentations confirmed the dynamic energy of jewelry designers. These are some of my favorite pieces.

21 August 2019

The temptation of the body

Today, the human body is not often represented by jewelers, who prefer animals and plants. But human figures were omnipresent up to the 19th century.

Today, the human body is not often represented by jewelers, who prefer animals and plants. But human figures were omnipresent up to the 19th century.

16 July 2019

Genderless jewelry

Eliminating the time-honored barriers between men and women is still an epiphenomenon in jewelry. Jewelers: a little more daring, if you please!

Eliminating the time-honored barriers between men and women is still an epiphenomenon in jewelry. Jewelers: a little more daring, if you please!

13 July 2019

10 outstanding pieces from Paris Jewelry Week

Totally new, trend-setting and/or very simply magnificent: here are some jewelry items that really spoke to me in the last Paris jewelry week.

Totally new, trend-setting and/or very simply magnificent: here are some jewelry items that really spoke to me in the last Paris jewelry week.

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