Paving is a traditional technique used when setting jewels into rings. I re-interpret this technique by using the plasticity of silver in order to hammer a piece of basalt into it with one single blow.

Silver, basalt, 2,2 x 3,6 x 2 ,7 cm, 2015, For Noir comme Basalte exhibition, Cap d’Agde, France, Pierre Noire Gallery, 2015