The jeweler of natural and unusual materials !
Gilbert Albert is a Swiss jeweler born in 1930, he died in October 2019.
He attended a training at the School of Industrial Arts in Geneva. He was a watch designer and worked for Patek Philippe and Louis Cottier for whom he created the Cobra watch, characterized by its linear display.
Passionate about natural materials, he turned to jewelery and opened his first boutique in 1962.
Known for using unusual materials such as sea urchin skeleton, shark teeth, peacock feathers, his work is atypical and easily recognizable.
Inspired by the pharaohs, we often find the scarab pattern in the creations of Gilbert Albert.
His flagship jewel is the ring with interchangeable beads.
Gilbert Albert has received ten times the Diamonds International Award, the Oscar for world jewelry.
The various pieces created by Gilbert Albert are scarce in auction rooms and can reach large sums.