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Maud Ruby

  • Featherworker
  • Paris, France
  • Master Artisan
Maud Ruby Featherworker
French, English, Spanish
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 18:00
+33 662252843

Let the feathers speak

  • • Maud collaborates with major luxury houses
  • • She regularly gives featherwork courses and workshops
  • • She is passionate about material, technique, and colours

Maud Ruby started her career in the fashion world by training as a fashion designer in Paris. Passionate about materials and volume, she then followed a complementary training in millinery. Her passion for feathers developed after she met Monsieur Legeron from the long-established Parisian house of artificial flowers and feathers, and she joined his workshop. For five years, Maud learned the traditional art of featherwork and discovered craftsmanship. In March 2016, she opened her own design studio in Paris. "The workshop is a place for sharing and discussion, where I like to highlight, by way of feathers, the desires of my clients." Maud now works for the biggest Parisian craft houses such as Maison Legeron, Lemarié, Mad studio, Sandrine Bourg, but also for fashion houses, such as Givenchy, The Row, or Dries Van Noten.

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This piece is part of a series dedicated to movement stopped in time. Leaves is the largest one and is made up of three feather-covered modules that hang from a steel rod, like a cluster of falling leaves. Dancing feathers are encapsulated, to appreciate and highlight their beauty.

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This piece is the smallest of the series dedicated to movement. Inspired by fauna and flora, Maud Ruby worked her support like a comma in the air or a forest shell. The graphic pattern is made up of goose feathers, ostrich feathers and feathers in wood marquetry.

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For this piece, Maud Ruby was inspired by Loïe Fuller’s Serpentine Dance. The graphic feather pattern mixes bronze-black roosters and celadon green goose fins. It seems to twist indefinitely.

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This piece is composed of three branches in silver-welded brass with an ostrich feather motif and biot. It can be laid flat on a shelf or on the wall like a coat hook.

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This piece is made of brass soldered with silver passed through a bath of gilding and the graphic pattern is made up of ostrich feathers and goose fins. It can be laid flat on a shelf or on the wall like a coat hook.

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