Born and raised in the jewelry world Vanessa de Jaegher reconciles the universes of rock and luxury in her eponymous brand.
Her father was a diamond dealer and her mother a jewelry designer. Vanessa de Jaegher has grown up surrounded with diamond, fine gemstones and vintage pieces that influenced her inner taste and creative vision. Vanessa studied law and graphic design before co-founding the jewelry brand Stone in 2004 with her friend Marie Poniatowski. Together, they invented a new way of making and wearing jewelry introducing fine jewelry collections set on gold with diamond micro-pavés. It was revolutionary at the time and led to educate a new audience of jewelry consumers who started buying jewelry pieces like accessories that would top up a fashion look.
Whilst designing for Stone, Vanessa de Jaegher ventured into collaborating with the famous kid’s label Bonpoint for a capsule collection. In september 2012, she teamed up with Poiray to twist their iconic heart symbol as part of an exclusive collaboration. A year later, Marie and Vanessa decided to walk separate ways. It led De Jaegher to launch her eponymous brand in September 2013.
Based in Paris, the French designer creates precious jewels that marry ethnicity and magic to represent the lives of the women who wear them. Her twist and trick? She works a lot on silver and vermeil often mixed with gold and always set with diamonds in order to let her creativity flow. In using these metals enables De Jaegher to create statement pieces with skyrocketing prices!
Her influences mixes vintage, gypsy, and rock ‘n’ roll references combined to her inspiration of the moment. The eternal stone never looks so contemporary and versatile when mixed to a range of wide crosses covered with sparkling diamonds or set on tribal inspired earrings. De Jaegher sublimates the diamond and its precious aura for a timeless style in line with her rock baroque and bohemian universes.
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