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Pietra Dura, when art meets high-jewellery.

Pietra Dura, when art meets high-jewellery.

The precious and the unique are part of what defines true luxury. Pietra Dura, a very exclusive Jewellery House founded in 2007, reveals the uniqueness of each gemstone on a technique inspired by the glorious italian Cinquecento. Based on the passion of Carole Midy, she started creating her own jewels on her kitchen table and now you can find her creations in different countries. The name Pietra Dura comes from a special jewellery technique , very popular in the years 1500’s, also called The Cinquecento. Like Wood Marquetry, Pietra Dura works the entire precious stones into marble. It is an inlay technique of using cut and fitted, highly-polished colored stones to create images. It is considered a decorative art. The stonework, after the work is assembled loosely, is glued stone-by-stone to a substrate after having previously been sliced and cut in different shape sections; and then assembled together so precisely that the contact between each…

Carla Amorim, brazilians do it better… jewellery

Carla Amorim, brazilians do it better… jewellery

Discover Carla Amorim, one of the most talented brazilian jewellers of her generation. Her major inspiration? Brazil of course. Brazil is considered as one of the most rich countries in the world in terms of cultural influences. From the colonial times of Portugal, towards african, italian, spanish, french and american influences, Brazil is a true melting pot. Add on top of this one of the most luxurious nature you can find and the result is purely brilliant. Between the several wonders of brazilian nature, towards her catholic faith up to the talented Oscar Niemeyer in Brasilia, Carla Amorim picks up the best and the unique. She highlights these inspirations with Diamonds, Pearls, gemstones and Gold 18 carat in various colours. Bands, Rings, earrings, necklaces, Pendants and Bracelets are the different items of the artist collections.   Brazilian nature brings the forms and the colours, Niemeyer’s work with the geometric lines…