4 worshops make up Silène Creations
Fine Craft in Cévennes
Traditional skills of fine crafts through demanding and innovative know-how (painting on silk – wood-work and sculpting – jewellery and silversmithery).
- Natural silk
- Local precious wood
- Precious and semi-precious stones
- Precious metal
Crafted in the constant inspired combination of these.
Our creativity, often inspired by natural forms, is constantly renewed. Each piece is either unique or part of a limited series and with each year spring new models.
A meticulous finish is the key to the quality of the models we propose : fine buffing – setting – wood finish – hand-sewing
Creations: Silver rings and mounted stones – Design necklaces – Silver, wood or mounted stone pendants – Silver and precious wood medallions – Silver earings –Wood earings and earings with stones – Silver and wood bracelets.
Creations: Paintings – Watercolours – Hand-painted scarves – Design unique piece fabric.
Techniques: Hand painting on silk, brush or stamp Batik (the stamps are made in the wood- cutting workshop), mounting, watercolour and a combination of these techniques in a personal style.
Wood-cutting and Sculpting Workshop
Creations: Original nature-inspired scenes – Trees and birds of precious wood – Jewels – Brooches –Pendants – Wood and silver medallions – Wood and silver bracelets…
Techniques: Scroll saw, Sculpting with gouge and reamer, Sanding, Buffing, Wax, Varnishing.
Wood-work and Metal Workshop
Creation of solid wood frames (for silk paintings)
Cutting and preparation of boards for the scenes and the wood jewellery
Woodturning for certain necklaces and pendants
Metal spinning for certain pieces of jewellery