ABOUT UMANE PARIS
Statement-making, yet incredibly wearable, Umane Paris jewelry is fitting at any point of a fashion-forward woman’s life. The daughter and granddaughter of renowned Parisian jewelers, Founder Yaco (Valérie Brun) childhood was steeped in the mysteries of creating fine jewelry. Maé Jund brings her experience as export communications manager for Cartier, and quality management training from her years with a communications agency. Yaco, and Maé Jund are the masterminds behind the Umane Paris jewelry-making enterprise.
Yako and Maé are the masterminds behind the Umane Paris jewelry-making enterprise. Together they challenge codes and create a dialogue between opposites.
Yaco spent her formative years observing the creation of fabulous pieces of jewelry, evening bags and timepieces destined for the top jewelry houses of Place Vendôme. In 1990, Yaco set up her own workshop.
Maé Jund came into the organization in 2000, bringing experience as export communications manager for Cartier and quality management training from her years with a communications agency.
2017 Interview of Valérie Brun in Boston for HAUTE LIVING
Collaboration. in 2016 Yaco, Maé and Gerard Riveron met in Paris and agreed that the US market needed to be approached and Gerard Riveron started to represent UMANE PARIS, exclusively.
Together, Maé’s knowledge and management savoir faire and Yaco’s creative instincts, became the impetus behind the high-end jewelry design and production business known today as Umane Paris. The company produces some of the most beautiful, unique jewelry creations in today’s fashion.
See the Umane Paris Collection.