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French jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane

French jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane

French jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane

French jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane was born into an aristocratic Parisian family. In the rich history of the family – reigning princes, bishops, generals and noblemen of ten centuries. Victoire de Castellane has been interested in making jewelry since childhood. At the age of 12, she created her first jewelry piece – a ring. For making it, she melted down her religious medals. Her uncle, Gilles Dufour, worked alongside with Karl Lagerfeld. With a passion for jewelry art in her genes and being led by noble roots, Victoire de Castellane started her career with Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel. Currently the talented and beautiful jewelry designer Victoire de Castellane lives in Paris and works as a creative director of Christian Dior’s fine jewelry division. Her beautiful works have been exhibited as a personal show in art galleries, such as Fleur d’exces and Gagosian Gallery. Victoire de Castellane launched Dior’s Haute Joaillerie department on January 1, 1998.

jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane

Victoire de Castellane, Parisian jeweler

The inspiration for the talented jeweler are many things – the naivety of Technicolor, botanical motifs, butterfly wings, nature’s splendors, Hollywood and Bollywood, ballet-dancers, a woman’s curves and attitude, Japanese figurines. She plays with the barriers between natural and artificial, real and fake, naive and beautiful. She uses colorful gem stones, such as amethysts, opals, morganites, citrines, aquamarines, green beryls, etc.

jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane

Beautiful jewelry designer Victoire de Castellane, Paris

Victoire de Castellane believes everything must be hand-made in Parisian workshops, nothing is mechanized. She uses gem stones of different colors – amethysts, morganites, citrines, aquamarines, green beryls.

French jewellery designer Victoire de Castellane

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