THE "SAVOIR-FAIRE" OF COURBET

Courbet may have taken the disruptive decision to work only with lab-grown diamonds, the techniques we use when making our jewellery are rooted in centuries of tradition. The craftsmen and women in our studios bring precious materials to life, revealing the diamond in all its splendour


It all starts with an idea...

...an inspiration, which our artistic director, Marie-Ann Wachtmeister, transcribes into sketches. With the help of her creative team, she develops models that she declines in necklace, ring, earrings...

For the next stage, molten gold is poured into the void left by the wax

Once the precious metal is cold, the caster breaks the mould, removes the castings from the tree, and discovers what will become the jewellery piece.

The jeweller then takes over to remove even the slightest imperfection and reveal the true beauty of the gold.

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This essential step requires experience, care and no small amount of patience.
 
The mount, for example a ring shank, is now ready to be set with gems. The jeweller checks again the selected stones.
 
The 4Cs of Cut, Colour, Clarity and Carat, as well as an experienced eye, tell the jeweller when each tiny diamond in a pavé, for example, is a perfect match for the stones on either side.
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The piece is then passed to the gem-setter, who secures the stones in the mount. There are many different setting techniques, such as grain, bezel, prong and channel.
 
Last of all, the polisher removes any trace of the previous stages for a perfect finish.
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