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Make Room For A Lady
After years as an antiques dealer, the Paris-based designer Lydia Courteille began to redesign the heirloom cameos of her friends, turning them into rings embellished with the 18th-century gems she collected.
After gaining rapid popularity in Paris and abroad, Courteille went out on her own, launching her infamous label with collections inspired by the Mexican gardens of Xochimilico and the Amazon jungle.
A certified gemologist, she sources the finest precious stones and transforms them into intricate, fantastical adornments that have earned her a star-studded clientele and critical acclaim.