Hardstone marquetry Materials that evoke passion, envy, desire; minerals taken from time immemorial, from the stone age to Place Vendôme. Hervé Obligi has created his universe around these stones whose very names inspire the want to travel: jasper, lapis lazuli, carnelian, jade, turquoise, aventurine.....
... These minerals can be found through his restoration and conservation of curious objects entrusted to him by museums, collectors, or grand antiquaries. Hardstone marquetry has become his specialty. Known by international decorators and architects, he creates and realizes numerous panels, pavements, objects.. Unforgettable pens! “The pen is mightier than the sword”. Thus goes the adage and the writing utensils created by Hervé Obligi are no exception to it. Realized from a rare selection of fine or precious stones such as lapis-lazuli, obsidian, topaz or diamond, these unique and signed pieces strike a subtle balance between elegance and graphical quality. Hervé Obligi perfectly handles the know-how of the 17th century through an irreproachable technique and aesthetic sensibility. When he is not creating these limited edition collections, the lapidary sculptor creates unique pieces for private collectors. Creation of the first pen in 1992.