September 28, 2023


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The Jewelry Art To See At PAD Paris

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The 25th version of PAD layout reasonable is on in Paris until April 2, and this yr, there are loads of artwork jewels to see. Among the 20 initial-time exhibitors, is Mazarin, a new Paris-based mostly jewelry home focusing on using 21st century components to proceed a extended custom of adornment, along with founded global jewellery galleries like Carpenters Workshop Gallery (New York and London) and classic specialists like Karry Berreby (Paris) and Bernard Bouisset (Béziers).

Arina Pouzoullic of Galerie Second Pétale, is exhibiting a coherent roster of jewelry artists symbolizing a breadth of models. Pouzoullic, who debuted 2nd Pétal at PAD previous 12 months, is psyched about the artists applying more unusual materialsr: “for a curator, it’s particularly remarkable to witness the emergence of new creativeness. Creativity that is not worried to experiment, or to split with the norm”.

See eleven jewellery artists, who are well worth a journey to Paris this weekend.

Walid Akkad

For Carpenter’s Workshop Jewelry, French-Lebanese jeweler Walid Akkad has produced a bestiary of 21 remarkably stylized animal rings, drawing on wide-ranging cultural references from La Fontaine’s fables to the Zodiac. Neither naturalistic nor twee, he has taken a solitary characteristic of each individual to sculpt a minimalist illustration in hugely polished rose gold, building a collection that is legitimate to his sculptural fashion, in which the entire body plays a role in its have adornment.

Carpenter’s Workshop Jewellery

Salima Thakker

Characterized by very abnormal, exquisitely engineered jewelry, Salima Thakker thrives on the surprising benefits that appear out of absolutely free structure. Her language focuses on coloration, condition, audacity and the component of shock that forges a potent id. The Modular bracelet is a latticework of tiny golden tubes lined with patinated silver and set with 156 citrines it’s the piece which 1st caught Pouzillic’s eye when she selected it for Christie’s Jewelry Abilities of Now.

Second Pétale


A newcomer to PAD Paris this year, Mazarin is helmed by jewelry historians and gemologists Louise de Rothschild and Keagan Ramsamy, who required to make a model that would lead to the historical past of jewelry. The outcome is Mazarin, named following the French Cardinal and his storied selection of diamonds, an historic identify for a jewellery home taking a modern-day technique to generation by working with recycled gold and lab-grown diamonds only for their French-built jewels. The stylish collection, that includes this magnificent elephant cuff as a image of power and knowledge, was staged in a initially decor for PAD by Paris resourceful company Thought.

Marie Mas

Christian Dior Couture alumni Marie Cabirou has constructed an global subsequent for her impressive and classy kinetic jewelry in just a few limited several years. Her operate is an exploration of motion, which the designer suggests has been an obsession since childhood, with pieces like her stand-out King and Queen Wave rings rendered in heat rose gold. A spotlight of her variety for PAD, is the supple Radiant choker in emeralds and sapphires, section of a selection that traces lines of light-weight throughout the physique making use of gemstones, right here highlighting the collarbone just so.

2nd Pétale

5 Octobre

At the 5 Octobre stand, I was met with a wall of rings, and in fact, designer Sophie Pfeffer has been additional discovering her mix of new and outdated a short while ago, by placing antique objects like cameos, cufflinks and buttons with a halo of diamonds, as fashionable rings. The strategy also lends itself fantastically to these shoulder-grazing earrings, that includes citrines, antique cameos, topazes and even yellow labradorite, all stones body-set to allow for the gentle to pass through for maximum radiance.

Luz Camino

Influenced by mother nature and her Spanish heritage, Luz Camino has pieces in the V&A Museum and has also demonstrated at MAD, TEFAF and Christie’s Paris. Her get the job done is characterized by movement and delicacy, and rendered employing an effortless, swish language. The Freesia brooch pictured is the very first time she has worked with porcelain on a representation of an open flower, together with a pink quartz bud and smaller sized enamel buds on a spring-like green enamel stem.

Next Pétale


Designers Michele Lamy and Loree Rodkin had been influenced by the Chinese Zodiac to produce this collection of gold and diamond rings depicting the Monkey, Snake, Tiger, Pig and Rat. Worked in mixed metals, entwined bands of 18kt yellow and white gold, each individual piece is intended to be weighty and bold, crashing through notions of what ‘feminine’ jewellery should be. The Snake, pictured, signifies humor, wit and creativeness.

Carpenter’s Workshop Jewelry

Mathon Paris

Harnessing 4 generations of family members ability, RJC-certified Mathon Paris jewels are handmade in Paris and bear the prestigious ‘Joaillerie de France’ label. The Cycle de la Lune line caught Pouzoullic’s eye for Next Pétale as shortly as she saw them: “I was hooked,” she states, “the design, the colour, the intriguing pattern all stimulated my curiosity.” The household performs contemporary patterns in lively color and has a particular next in Japan and the US.

2nd Pétale

Paola Brussino

Exhibited all around the world, Paola Brussino’s jewellery showcases the versatility of innovative components like titanium, zirconium and corian, based mostly on her decades of exploration. “Inventing and creating ground breaking jewellery items is crucial for me,” claims the Venice Biennale alum (2017) of her work, which Pouzillic qualifies as “intriguing resources, merged with fantastic gems, that make the stones enjoy in a new, different way, modifying our perception.” Earrings created of silk-complete carbon and diamonds or cell rings of pink sapphires, share aconite room with these titanium and diamond swirls.

Next Pétale

Simona Tagliaferri

Simona Tagliaferri’s a person-of-a-type, hand-painted rings attract a style and design-mindful clientele for their brilliant hues and intricate element. Tagliaferri is a multi-disciplinary designer functioning across fashion, interiors and jewellery, and the Eden assortment of rings is intended as a celebration of “adore and the pleasures of daily life”, handcrafted in Italy. In hand-painted silver and white diamonds, the Moon Black Jungle ring is total of mysterious allure.

Next Pétale

Studio C

Designer Charlotte Romer explores mechanical sorts employing resources and shades that are not regularly applied in jewellery to challenge notions of what is valuable. With a concentration on pure sorts sculpted from industrial aluminum, her jewels are designed conclusion-to-finish in Paris from anodizing to sprucing. The Celeste ring is created of anodized and polished aluminum, accented with pink spinels and white diamonds to generate two stunning appears.

Next Pétale

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