Pure; a collection inspired by strong and intense emotions.
Pure is the dew drops that you see on spider webs. It’s the fine grains of sand that are aligned Feng Shui style. It’s the seeds that turn into seedlings. It’s the simplicity and fluidity of daily life.
Pure is a hymn to life and human resilience to life.
To Caroline Arbour, the Pure collection represents a rebirth, a way to express the simplicity in our existence, to redefine our needs without going backwards, but rather to see life under a different light, for its purity.
“Purity or impurity depends on oneself. “ – Buddha
In this collection, Humanité represents each individual in their community, which together form a whole. We are all connected to one another. Each one of our actions effect others. When I speak about community, I speak about humanity. We are all related because we share the same home, even though we all have our own realities. There is an Ubuntu proverb that says, “I am because you are”. The circles that make up this jewel represent this proverb well.View collection
Each victory and little pleasures of life must be celebrated. The jeweller created these little stackable rings so that one can have fun while choosing the side, the number, and the color of the rings to wear, according to our desires. Each of them will surely represent a life stage in particular, a moment to remember and capture.
“A smile is the same in every language.” – Mexican proverbView collection
The feather has a very deep spiritual symbolic meaning among many cultures. It is most often a connection between the spirit and the divine.
Both magical and mysterious, the wings are a symbol of freedom and the feather, its closest ally.
“Listen to the wind, it talks.
Listen to the silence, it speaks.
Listen to your heart, it knows.”
– Native American proverbView collection
When spring arrives and the first leaves burst out of the buds, our heart races. It’s as if life is taking over. The birth of life is everywhere, and it is simply magical.
“Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away” – Frida KahloView collection
The honeycomb is the symbol of the power to live and create. The bees work as a team to produce this nectar that symbolizes life in the face of the many climatic challenges that await us. We should all be inspired by them.
“The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.”
– Indigenous proverbView collection
The jeweller has designed this series of Pure jewelry following a very touching contract about family. She then wanted to deliver her vision of purity and love in a single jewel. This piece symbolizes love through the heart which is found in the heart of the beetle’s shell. One can imagine that it also hides under its shell, as so many people do. The space between its head and its shell represents the sunrise, which symbolizes the hope for the day to come or the future. The beetle itself represents protection and the very heart of SCARO, the force of the beetle. Then there are all the little dots sculpted by the jeweller, which represent the seed, for each of the little gestures we make that make a difference. Each of them elements form a whole, a unit, what we are to each other but also individually.
“Where we love each other, it never gets dark.”
– African proverbView collection
The strength of the circle, which represents unity, is at the heart of purity. The Pure collection is inspired by this mindset. All in all. We, living beings, are connected in this way. Each little dot, like seeds, which together form life, represents the spirit of the living.
“All the joy the world contains Has come through wishing happiness for others.”
– ShantivedaView collection
There are universal forms throughout the world that inspire us with images and strong symbolism. In this sub-collection of PURE, we find symbols that transcend time, cultures and languages and impose their meaning and significance on us.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – SénèqueView collection