Most of the creatives that I get to deal with and speak to are those
whose tools include a scissor and thread or some that use a camera but
here is a designer whose tools include gold and precious gemstones.
Lydia Courteille can be classified as one of the most original and
imaginative of the 21st century creators of haute joallier. She went
from collector to designer with several detours in between which
included a degree in gemology, retailing, being a dealer of antiquities,
a recognized authority on the subject...... FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW CLICK THE LINK.... http://www.thekinsky.com/conversations/the-curious-lydia-courteille/