DIAMONDWORLD: Timeless & Transcendental


Whimsical, vibrant and lilting, Marie Cabirou’s jewellery is nothing short of magic. In a conversation with Vijetha Rangabashyam she talks about finding inspiration in movement and how she literally dives deep down into the sea to find spark for her creations. 

If you believe in unicorns, fairy godmothers, mermaids and that sort of thing, then you will fall in love with Marie Cabirou’s jewellery. There’s a little bit of magic in the way in which the gemstones dance and there’s a little bit of mystery in the way in which every gemstone is married to the other to create perfect harmony. After working under the direction of Raf Simons in Dior for three years, Marie decided to take the plunge and launch her own brand Marie Mas poignantly named after her grandmother Henriette Mas. ‘I studied accessory design (bags, shoes, glasses) and every equivalent degree in accessory design from the High School of Arts and Crafts Duperré and a Master in Design from the IFM (Institut Français de la Mode). ‘I have learned a lot in Dior, but I have always wanted to launch my own brand, so I set out on the journey of Marie Mas 2 years ago.’ Her pieces are moving, literally. London and Swiss blue topaz, African amethyst, pink quartz, blue moon quartz, pink amethyst and semiprecious stones in other pastel colours effervesce and come alive in her pieces. Wearing them would sure be an experience in itself because the pieces simply sing, swirl, sway, dance and what not! (...)"

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