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Seen on the red carpet in Cannes

These beauty’s have been spotted on the red carpet in Cannes. They are 18K white gold eardrops set with topaz and diamond. Made by hand in our atelier.

 

Tourmaline

We love tourmaline as you can see in the picture. Tourmaline comes in all different colours, but you will also find tourmalines with more colours in one stone. In this picture three of our rings set with two or three tourmalines.

 

Just arrived

Just arrived these eardrop with fresh spring colors.

Maintenance of your jewellery

Cleaning:

To clean your jewellery is pretty easy to do yourself. If you leave your jewellery in a glass of lukewarm water with some dishwash liquid (no lime or lemon) and some ammonia for a night, you will see that everything looks so much better the next morning. You can then polish it with a soft toothbrush and rinse it afterwards thoroughly so all the soap disappears. Dry it with a soft cloth and if you can’t reach all   with a cloth then use a blow dryer so it ...

The chicken or the egg

Was it that gorgeous tanzanite or was it the design in her head which created that beautiful ring? Also with the new collection (of pieces) we leave no stone unturned to create something marvellous.

Sometimes a special stone can ask for a special design. Luciënne can stick around a certain stone to then suddenly create a great ring or a pretty necklace which seems to be specially made for that specific stone. But the other way around can also happen; in that case a design develops in ...

More about… beryl

In its pure form, beryl is a colourless mineral. The first eyeglasses in the late Middle Ages were made from this polished stone. In fact, this is where the Dutch and German words for 'glasses' comes from ('bril' and 'Brille', respectively).

The various impurities give beryl its various hues. Logical, since the beryl group encompasses aquamarine, morganite and emerald, among others. Aquamarine also means 'water from the sea'. The stone comes in sea-green – the favourite colour ...

More about… peridot

When the mineral olivine is of gemstone quality it is called peridot. This exquisite stone has been mined for thousands of years.

Peridot is one of the few gemstones that only come in one colour: bottle or olive green. Of course, the intensity and tint of the colour can vary based in the quantity of iron in the stone. Peridot can be found in meteriorites, and as far as we know, peridot is the only gemstone that exists in space. Peridot also exists in volcanic rock. Crusaders brought ...
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