Has the meaning of the jewel changed for you over the years?
There are several meanings of the jewel and depends a lot on the perspective of how it is seen. We have adorned ourselves for a long time, and I believe it is and always will be a way that the human being finds expression and protection, transforming symbols and materials into identity banners. These materials are mean something to each person, so again, it depends on the perspective. What is a noble material for the queen and what is a noble material for an anthropologist? I think they are very different.
For me the preciousness of the jewel is independent of its raw material, but the way it is elaborated and the ideal that exists behind it.
How do you see the current scenario for young creators?
I see it with enthusiasm. I think we are getting closer to the "do what you like", and increasingly moving towards a success without pretension of exacerbated accumulation. That is, I think people are finally becoming aware that it's worth doing something that leaves you full than participating in a painful mechanical routine.
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