Porous and sensitive to light, mother-of-pearl may be tinted, but rediscovers its natural color with the passing of time.
Imagine the workshop: wheels turning, lather frothing, the hammer sounding, glue simmering, the friction of sandpaper… Think of it as an amusement park. Take pleasure in each day, lest strictness and precision render creation sterile. Whistle as you work.
The notion of reviving savoir-faire and old-fashioned materials is at the heart of the SG collections. How does passing on a gesture, a piece of knowledge, the desire to share an idea through an object perpetuate? This is all the beauty of knowing: the only thing that we can give without expropriating it.