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Rose Saneuil

Rose Saneuil Wood marquetry maker
French, English
By appointment only
+33 684358372
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The marquetry miniaturist

  • • Rose specialised in multi-material marquetry
  • • She graduated as a cabinet maker
  • • She defines her work as a decor

Rose Saneuil has only one limitation: her imagination. The French craftswoman masters the art of marquetry, and more precisely multi-material marquetry. A special technique that she created to be able to use different materials, and which is now officially registered. Walnut burl, mother-of-pearl, leather, gold leaf, brass... She finds through her meticulous gesture the perfect alchemy of elements. In addition to the paintings, cases or jewelllery she creates, Rose collaborates with prestigious clients in the luxury industry, including Davidoff and Piaget. For the watchmaking brand, she has imagined several High Jewellery pieces and watch dials, which alone illustrate the virtuosity of her work.

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Photo: ©Étienne Delacrétaz
Green Aurora

The Green Aurora cuff bracelet is part of the Sunlight Escape Piaget collection. Rose imagined a well-balanced composition of green, blue and gold multi-material marquetry.

Height 4.6 cm
Width 8.5 cm

Photo: ©Étienne Delacrétaz
Rainbow lights

The Rainbow lights earrings are part of the Wings of Light Piaget collection. A combination of different shades of raspberry sycamore marquetry, diamonds and mother-of-pearl highlight a gold base. Pink tourmalines and rubellites enhance the preciousness of the pair.

Height 4 cm
Width 3 cm

Photo: ©Eric Sauvage
The Sea

This Piaget watch dial in multi-material marquetry is enhanced by two types of precious mother of pearl, and diamonds. The design is inspired by the stormy sea of French shores.

Diameter 3.1 cm

Photo: ©Eric Valdenaire
The Sea

This Moevus box in multi-material marquetry is enhanced by mother of pearl and leather. The design is inspired by the sea.

Length 33.5 cm
Width 24.5 cm
Height 12 cm

Photo: ©Eric Valdenaire

This multi-material marquetry wall piece depicting a beautiful summer meadow is enhanced with mother-of-pearl, parchment and leathers.

Height 62 cm
Width 108 cm

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