One month at Senegalese jeweler Mamadou
Discover this wonderful sharing of knowledge that I experienced during a month in Senegal with my colleague Mamadou and his family, all jewelers.
We have made a necklace inspired by antiquity, you can follow the creation through a series of mini films.
“Jewelers around the world”
During the many trips made with my husband we have always met jewelers, so it is natural that we decided to put these meetings in pictures to share them!
Our last trip took us to Rajasthan, India, specifically to the walled city of Jasailmer lost in the Thar Desert. We spent a few days there with the Soni brothers jewelers from father to son, real artists recognized by the highest authorities of their country. Their work is unique and remarkable, they create finely engraved and openwork jewels, which tell stories of Indian Gods and Goddesses, the region of Thar, …
In 2016 we met Mamadou, Senegalese jeweler with whom I worked for several days to produce a set of filigree and granulation, traditional African techniques. We made a small report that you can discover on:
In 2017 during our trip to Sri Lanka, we discovered a jewelery shop in the jungle a few steps from where we were staying … what a surprise!