céline daoust has always been fascinated by stones and recalls playing with her grandmother's jewelry, inheriting a passion for its symbolic value. from her early age, she has been instinctive about life and jewelry designer, preferring an inclusion or a cloudy bit over a perfect stone. from her mother she has acquired the knowledge of the energy-inducing properties of gems and stones. it is, however, in her brussels studio that the alchemy begins, where ideas become handmade jewels, where poetry meets refinement. céline develops in her fine jewelry collection a remarkable palette of tourmaline jewels, which grow in an environment rich in liquids with some of those liquids captured as inclusions during the crystal growth. céline daoust considers these inclusions as an essential element to the nature of the stone. the imperfections are celebrated.