Jessica Mulliez, the art of modernizing jewelry

Jessica Mulliez, the art of modernizing jewelry

It is in the intimacy of the Hôtel des Grands Boulevards that we meet you on Thursday May 3 to meet the bright Jessica Mulliez, a great passionate about jewelry. Rich in her experience, she decides to give free rein to her imagination by creating the Poinçon 22 brand and modernizing a traditional jewel: the medal. Loaded with symbols and emotions, the medal immortalizes strong moments and is transmitted from generation to generation. Sharing the same values ​​and being attached to his universe, we imagined hand in hand with the Punch 22 brand the "always" bracelet, both unique and precious. Come and chat with Jessica on her new adventure and discover our collaboration exclusively: Jessica, can you introduce yourself in a few words? "I am from Lille and I have lived in Paris since 2010. I recently created Punch 22, a brand of Parisian gold medals in 18 carat gold and precious stones. " How was your passion for jewelry born? "I think the jewelry has always attracted me, before I made it myself and I sold them in clearance sale or during private sales. Younger, my father often brought me atypical jewelry from his travels and I Admitted that they were so unique. When I started working for jewelry houses my passion has evolved, I immediately was fascinated by the world of jewelry in its entirety: whether it be, beauty From a gouache, the magic of stones, the stories of the archives, the know-how of the craftsmen etc. I still never get tired of it. " Can you tell us the story of Punch 22? "The idea was to rethink the medal to make it more contemporary and desirable. This jeweler emblem since Roman antiquity is the play of jewelry for a woman, a birth, a baptism or a marriage. I draw all the models and their Motifs Before jewelry craftsmen selected for their know-how achieves them in 18 carat gold. Most of the Punch 22 medals are customizable, each creates their jewelry and history. Loaded with symbols and emotions, they immortalize the highlights and transmitted from generations to generations. " How did you embark on this pretty adventure of entrepreneurship? "I did not think of launching my brand one day, because I loved my job and I did not have the call for entrepreneurship. All this happened during a long -term sickness stop, or to take care of my mind I thought about an idea. I was quickly played and motivated by a friend who also worked on her own project. When I returned to work, I was no longer in tune with the expectations of my business era, and I needed to change the air to rebuild myself. I matured the idea for a little while deciding, surely too much so that you don't want to try. " Some dream of getting started but the great adventure can scare, what are your tips to take the plunge? "Entrepreneurship is a daily dose of excitement and fear. To take the plunge I think you have to have an idea validated by those around you, know how to want to lead your beginnings, and be ready to get out of your comfort zone . That's when I dared to take the plunge! " Where do you find your inspiration? "I am often inspired by art, old jewelry, female and elegant icons ... But in the end I do not work with specific sources of inspirations but rather at the crush, chatting ... Ideas often come to me when I am not at work. " What are your essentials or last favorites? - A book : "The saga of the prodigious friend " - An artist : "Antoine Rose " - A person : "My husband" - An outfit : "My easy and favorite outfit: jeans, shirts, boots or sneakers if I have to walk and medals! " - A place : "The sea" To participate in this meeting, we invite you to register directly here. Ideal gift for Mother's Day, our Balzac Paris X Poinçon 22 "always" bracelet may give you the chance to win a nice mother-daughter surprise ... See you on May 6! See the Regulation of the Contest Game here