“It was a prestigious show with magnificent models wearing pearl jewellery with classical to avant-garde designs, impressive choreography delivered by talented dancers. You can tell that everybody really prepared for the show,” shares Carine Loeillet of Orion Magazine.
Jewelmer models look breathtaking in white Philippine South Sea pearls and blue Rhett Eala dresses.
Jewelmer models interacts with Powerdance at the “Fire” segment.
A Jewelmer model interact with premier Filipino violinist, Jay Cayuca.
A Bayanihan dancer and traditional Filipino musicians welcome guests of the Jewelmer show.
The Queen of Philippine Jazz Ms. Verni Varga gives the centerstage to another premier Filipino artist, violinist Jay Cayuca.
The following day, Mr. Jacques Branellec, managing director of Jewelmer held a special lecture on “Les Fermes Perlières Havre De Paix Pour La Biodiversité (Pearl Farming: A Safe Harbor for Biodiversity)” at the Grand Amphitheater of the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle to a select audience composed of pearl lovers, connoisseurs and scientists.
From the glamour of the previous evening’s presentation, Mr. Branellec talked about the other passion of Jewelmer which is pearl farming and environmental conservation and preservation. Mr. Branellec engaged the audience in a lively discussion about the creation of the golden South Sea pearl, the unique characteristics of the pearl, Jewelmer’s philosophy and vision, as well as the current status of the environment and its relation to pearl farming through a visual presentation including a short film by acclaimed French director Pierre William Glenn. In his lecture, Mr. Branellec urged everyone to see beyond the physical beauty of the golden pearl and look at it as a symbol of hope for environmental regeneration.
Jewelmer models strike a pose during the “Water” segement of the Jewelmer show.
Jewelmer models wearing white Philippine South Sea pearls strike a pose during the “Water” segment.
Among the distinguished guests from left: a member of the Philippine Diplomatic Corps. (extreme left, seated 2nd row), French Sen. Pierre Biarnes, Phil. Dept. of Tourism Undersecretary Ed Jarque, French Sen. Joëlle Garriud-Maylem, Philippine Department of Tourism Secretary Joseph Durano and Philippine Ambassador to France, Jose Abeto Zaide.
The Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company performs the “Singkil” at the Grand Gallery of Evolution.
Mr. Manuel Cojuangco (left), president of Jewelmer and Mr. Jacques Branellec, managing director of Jewelmer (3rd from left) poses with Philippine Ambassador to France Jose Abeto Zaide (2nd from left) with the members of the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company.
Filipino leading fashion designer Rhett Eala and Jewelmer Managing Director Mr. Jacques Branellec celebrates after the show.
Jewelmer Managing Director Mr. Jacques Branellec joyfully shows his matching shirt with a Philippine map to top Filipino fashion designer Rhett Eala.
The men behind the success of the Jewelmer production were from left: Creative Director of Saga Events, Robby Carmona, Filipino leading fashion designer Rhett Eala, Artistic Director of Powerdance, Douglas Nierras and Artistic Director of Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company Mr. Lito Cruz Valle.
French Sen. Joelle Garrud-Maylem, Jewelmer model Justine Gabionza, French Sen. Pierre Biarnes, Jewelmer’s Jacques Branellec and Manuel Cojuangco celebrates at the cocktail party at the Granc Gallery of Evolution after the show.
Dept. of Tourism Usec. Ed Jarque, French Sen. Joelle Garrud-Maylem, French Sen. Pierre Biarnes, Jewelmer model Justine Gabionza, Jewelmer Managing Director Jacques Branellec , Dept. of Tourism Sec. Joseph Durano, Queen of Philippine Jazz Ms. Verni Varga and Jewelmer President Manuel Cojuangco celebrates at the cocktail party at the Granc Gallery of Evolution after the show.