The interview : Christophe – Co-founder and workshop managerHELLO CHRISTOPHE, COULD YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF?
I am Christophe Mariusse, 55 years old and I have been working in the jewellery industry since I was 16 years old. I began working for a jewellery company where I gradually climbed my way up the ladder. Over the years, thanks to my experience, I became head of the workshop and designed jewellery pieces for different collections.
Afterwards, I took the decision to […]
YSAL, Between transparency and refinementITS ORIGIN
The story of this ring began a few years ago, when Christophe Mariusse and Philip Bonnet decided to create a unique and precious collection on the theme of crystal. A material derived from glass, known for its luminous aspect, the two jewellers wanted to give it their “touch” by giving it a more luxurious meaning. After numerous designs, the Les Crystallines Collection was born and offers numerous creations, including the Ysal ring, unique with its […]
L’ATELIER BECOMES THE OFFICIAL PARTNER OF THE VALENTINE EVENTS OF THE HISTORIC MONTE CARLO RALLY!
For the second consecutive year, the Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet was present at the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique 2023 and now becomes the official and exclusive partner, in the world of High Jewellery, of the events based in Valence. This is a major step for the Atelier, which will enable it to introduce its art, its precious jewels and its new cosmic-inspired collection to the world’s greatest […]
Comète, a creation inspired by the cosmosITS ORIGIN
The origin of this ring is more recent than other Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet jewellery pieces. Designed by the two co-founders of the Atelier, Philip and Christophe, this creation was initially put aside to leave room for those of other, already established, collections. But, as lovers of astronomy, the stars and the cosmos, the two men always had this ring in the back of their minds… So, after a few tweaks and verifications, […]
A VISIT FROM LAURA, FROM @JOURNALDESBIJOUXA VERY ENJOYABLE MOMENT, FILLED WITH MANY STORIES
On Monday 4th July 2022, Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet had the pleasure of welcoming the Italian journalist, Laura Porché (@journaldesbijoux), so that she could learn about its know-how and discover its latest jewellery collection before anyone else!
Contact with Laura began with a simple message on Instagram and was immediately friendly and easy. With a love of High Jewellery as great as that of Christophe Mariusse and Philip Bonnet, […]
Tylan Brun, delicate and modernITS ORIGIN
One of Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet’s latest creations, the Tylan Brun ring was designed by Christophe Mariusse in 2021. With this ring, the two co-founders and jewellers sought to give a new, even more feminine, precious and unconventional twist to the Tylan ring, created a few years ago, in 2020. This creative and dual approach was very important to both men. They saw it as a challenge to bring a new dimension to the ring, […]
L’ATELIER MARIUSSE & BONNET, DEDICATED TO FRENCH KNOW-HOWTHE SHOOTING
On Monday 14th March 2022, the Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet had the honour of receiving a film crew from the Des Gens & Vous agency, based in Lyon, with the objective of promoting French jewellery know-how thanks to Les Bijoux Précieux website. Organised by the Comité Francéclat, the Atelier was chosen by this well-known professional organisation within the jewellery sector to share its passion and the profession of jeweller outside the capital. […]
Claire, the luxury of High Jewellery every dayITS ORIGIN
The story of this ring began in 2020, when two cousins and experienced jewellers, Philip and Christophe, decided to create a jewellery collection of exceptional and distinctly feminine designs. Paying tribute to the women who live by their side, support them and who they hold dear, the “Les Intemporelles” Collection is one of the most personal of Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet. For their wives, friends, or as a poetic celebration of women, […]
Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet, partner of the Valence leg of the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique!
This year, the Atelier Mariusse & Bonnet, which is specialised in the design and creation of French Haute Joaillerie pieces, decided to be partner of the Valence leg of the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique! During this event, which took place from 29th January 2022 to 1st February 2022, the Atelier was able to showcase its skills in terms of craftsmanship and excellence, but also to reinforce its presence […]
Agnes, the power of the yellow colorHISTORY
As part of the Les Intemporelles Collection, this unique and exquisite creation symbolises both the poetic and feminine nature of French jewellery making. As a tribute to the wife of one of the two creators of the Atelier, the Agnès ring was designed to reflect her personality, her taste and her affection for jewellery. Each creation in this High Jewellery collection is of particular importance to the two designers, as a subtle, yet meaningful, […]
The interview : Sabrina – 3D DesignerHELLO SABRINA, COULD YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF?
Hello, my name is Sabrina Guéret and I’m a 3D designer at the Mariusse & Bonnet workshop. I had traditional training and got my CAP and BMA (Certificate of Professional Competence and National Diploma) in « the art of jewellery and gems » at the Amblard Vocational School in Valence, then obtained another certification in gem-setting. After finishing my studies I first worked as a designer […]
Emerald, a color that has never been equalledIT’S ORIGIN
Both mysterious and charming, the etymology of the word Emerald remains uncertain. For some, the literary name comes from an Indian language, Sanskrit, and for others from Persian, but all the roots of this precious stone seem to point towards one meaning: “heart of stone”. The Emerald has been renowned for a long time, and for the past 5,000 years has been captivating people with its fascinating characteristics. The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, […]
Autumn, a ring of a thousand shadesHISTORY
The Autumn ring, which is the third in the Four Seasons Collection, was first imagined in 2018 by Philip Bonnet and Christophe Mariusse, cousins and co-founders of the Atelier. Both of them are fascinated by Nature, and through its design and colours, the Autumn ring needed to represent this season with its thousands of colours, where the leaves fall and gather in the wind.
Like a walk in the forest, this unique creation proudly displays […]
Summer, an ode to summer huesHISTORY
After imagining the Winter and Spring rings, Christophe Mariusse and Philip Bonnet were inspired to continue their unique and jewelled representation of the Four Seasons. With plenty of ideas and vivid colours in mind, the pair wished to highlight coloured sapphires in their Summer ring by using warm shades as the ideal representation of the summer season.
Inspired by a sunset on the beach and the sound of the waves, the jewellers began by designing the […]
The interview : Marion – JewellerHELLO MARION, COULD YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF ?
Hello, my name is Marion, I’m 25 years old and I come from a town called Châteauroux in the Centre-Val de Loire region. I left the region to begin my jewellery studies at IBS, the Jewellery Institute of Saumur in 2013 to start a Certificate of Professional Competence (CAP) then the following year I was able to continue on a work-study programme: with a specialisation […]
The sapphire, a symbole of intense blueIT’S ORIGIN
The earliest traces of sapphires date back to Greece in the 5th century BC. At that time, this precious stone was defined by the name “sappheiros”, meaning “blue”, and its colour was quickly recognised as a dominant feature in its history. The Egyptians, Romans and Persians all revered this stone, which they considered to be sacred and a symbol of justice. Later, the Catholic Church would give this stone an important status within […]
Spring, a tribute to reawakeningHISTORY
Inspired by a beautiful sunny spring day, the Spring Ring is the first item in the “Four Seasons” Collection. With a clear vision of creating a ring for each season of the year, the two designers immediately imagined the ring they wished to craft, then Christophe, as he is particularly fond of floral motifs, designed it. Like a young shoot reaching towards a fresh and verdant universe, Philip and Christophe immediately thought of the emerald to […]
The interviewHELLO LUCAS, COULD YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF ?
Hello, my name is Lucas Berruyer, I’m 23 years old and I was born in Valence. I grew up and went to school from the age of 3 to 15 in a town called Chatte in the Isère. In order to continue my apprenticeship I studied at the Amblard Vocational School in Valence where I took my Certificate of Professional Competence (CAP) (2013-2015) and then the National Diploma (Brevet) […]
Audrey, a contemporary spiritHistory
Both a name and a personality. The creations of the “Les Intemporelles” Collection are inspired by femininity and are a homage to the women who have played an instrumental role in the lives of the designers and the Atelier. For the Audrey ring, it is Philip Bonnet’s wife who is in the limelight. A delicate tribute that reflects the inspirations, passions and personality of the person who has shared his life for many years.
With a clear design […]
Ruby, the colour of loveIts origin
Originally called “Ratnaraj” in Sanskrit, which means “God of precious stones” or “leader of precious stones”, the first Ruby mining began in the now depleted mines of Sri Lanka in the 8 B.C. Having long been mystified by the Hindus and the Burmese, the different ethnic groups considered that the colour of Rubies symbolised an internal fire that could not be extinguished. Over the years, this intensely red stone has always had a strong protective […]
2020 to 2021, what is the future for Haute Joaillerie ?2020 was challenging
With the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Jewellery and “Haute Joaillerie” sector has been the hardest hit in the Luxury Goods market. With a 23% drop in activity for the French Luxury Goods market in 2020 compared to 2019, shops closed, trade fairs were cancelled and customer appointments that were difficult to organise did not help the situation. According to information from the LVMH Group, the Watch and Jewellery […]
The Winter ring, a tribute to an enchanting seasonHistory
This creation, imagined by Christophe Mariusse and Philip Bonnet, started to take shape in June 2018 with the design of the Four Seasons collection. The fourth and last ring in this now emblematic collection, the Winter creation needed to be captivating and mysterious in order to bring the two cousins’ inaugural collection to a fitting close.
Both men are extremely creative and passionate about nature, and were inspired by the most beautiful phenomenon […]
How to choose a quality diamond ?
For a private individual or a professional, the purchase of a diamond rests on several selection criteria. These criteria are grouped in 4 points: the cut, the colour, the clarity and the carat, which is similar to the weight. Also, to analyze a diamond with these 4C it is necessary to study it in daylight, if possible on a day of good weather and with an exposure towards the north. It is under these […]
Tanzanite, a rare and exceptional stoneIts origin
Tanzanite, also known as “blue sky” (a literal translation from Swahili), was originally discovered by the Maasai tribe when violent thunderstorms on the Merelani Hills set off bush fires that revealed beautiful blue stones on the ground. Having come from the sky and considered a sign from God for the African people, these gems became a sacred symbol for their country. Unable to accurately identify this stone, Tanzanite, was sent to the GIA (Gemological […]