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Marie Christophe pulls the (golden) thread of India


The artist, who sculpts larger objects with wire, collaborates with Marie-Hélène de Taillac on a limited series of precious jewellery.

At the end of the line, we hear the hubbub of the street and horns behind her.

Marie Christophe arrived in Jaipur a week ago.

“I already came in January to make a first series of five brooches with

Marie-Hélène de Taillac

in her workshop

(within the Gem Palace, a high place of jewelery in India, editor’s note)


she explains to us.

The two women, who are currently working on earrings, have been friends for a long time, thanks in particular to the Gers, where Marie-Hélène de Taillac has a family home and where Marie Christophe started a new life, a year ago. decade.

“During confinement, breaking with the very large sculptures that I usually create, I designed some jewelry in wire and glass beads, small animals, but also flowers, mushrooms… Marie-Hélène saw them and encouraged me to come to India one day to imagine precious versions in gold thread and colored stones,”

recalls Marie Christophe.

A seahorse.

Mary Christopher.

The artist…

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Source: lefigaro

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