Born in Paris in 1975, Ms. Sivrière grew up between the mountain resorts of Megève and Chamonix, in southeastern France. She was drawn to jewellery at a younger age, after assembly a buddy of her father’s who labored within the diamond commerce. “I used to be mesmerized by the wonder and reflection of this stone,” she wrote.
Ms. Sivrière enrolled at a jewellery and gold smithing college in Paris, since renamed the Haute École de Joaillerie, the place she studied varied jewelry-making crafts. After commencement, she labored freelance for a jewellery firm on Place Vendôme in Paris. Then, in 2002, she joined Piaget as a jewellery designer, attracted, she mentioned, by the chance to assist the model, referred to as a conventional watchmaker, strengthen its jewellery enterprise.
“It was a special time for the model and the trade; superb jewellery wasn’t as large as in the present day,” she wrote.
In 2011, Ms. Sivrière was named director of knickknack creations, and in 2016, she started overseeing watches, reflecting Piaget’s newfound curiosity in making certain that its watch and jewellery designs had been in concord.
“Once I was requested to work on watches, it was a problem as a result of they’d two totally different vocabularies,” she mentioned. “Immediately, it makes excellent sense. I can play with each.”
On her wrist, Ms. Sivrière usually wears what many watch lovers would contemplate the purest distillation of the model’s watchmaking experience, the Altiplano Final Automated, “the essence of Piaget’s artistry in a watch,” she wrote.