My artistic background is that of a self-educated person.
After short studies in tourism I left to travel in the USA, in
England, in India... My passion for the realization of
jewellery showed itself very early. When I was a child, I made
jewellery with different materials; glass, metal pieces, seeds,
shells... Then in Paris, in 1992, after meeting an enameller
from a family of artist's for several generations, I found the
material that I needed to give life to my creations.
My activity is dedicated to searching for colours, to the
vagaries of fire.
Every jewel is drawn on a leaf of copper, cut and beaten.
The enamel is then applied in different coats, several firings
are necessary to enhance the brightness of these splendid
I have taken several training courses throughout the world to
learn different techniques and I use American, Indian or
Japanese enamels, which give me a large chromatic diversity.
Enamel fascinates me, dazzles me. It is a mixture of silica,
potash, soda, red lead, which resembles crystal more than
Enamel is part of an ancestral tradition. In Egypt and in
Greece, as of the 6th century B.C., gold or silver plate was
enhanced with glass paste. In the 3rd century, the Celts fired
enamel on a bronze support. In the Middle Ages, enamel
flourished in the Occident. Monastic workshops practiced
cloisonné on gold. Then copper took the place of gold and
enamelling developed, especially thanks to the school of
Today, enamel is worked worldwide and high fashion does not
classes, painting on coppe
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In June and September from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. (closed Monday)
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