What is your first jewellery memory?
The XXL earrings of the women i99n the 80’s during my childhood.
What’s the first piece you desgined?
Under my name, the “Scaphandre” gold ring with antique silver, onyx planet and diamond satellite.
What is you favourite stone? Why?
Maybe the tourmalines, for their infinite refinement and variety of colors.
Do you have a piece of jewellery that you wear all year around?
A little Greek cross set with gold and diamonds.
Who are your favourite jewellery designers ?
They are legions, but I prefer the 30’s: Fouquet, Desprez, Templier, and Boivin, Belperron. But also the extravagant David Webb and the symbolist René Lalique.
What are your greatest design influences?
The Art Deco period and Gothic architecture.
What do you listen to in your studio?
Currently, Joan Baez
If you weren’t a jewellery designer what would you do?
Which famous people (living or dead) inspire you the most?
Loulou de la Falaise , Nancy Cunard, Zénobie Queen of Palmyre, Nina Simone and my ladies friends.
What is your dream destination ?
Saint Petersbourg, Dresde, Ispahan
What are your favourite spots in Paris?
Louvre’s square court, Palais Royal gardens, Gustave Moreau museum.