Grey Agate is a mysterious stone with unique colors. Used for millennia for its properties bringing prosperity, growth and success.
The stone of Agate bears this name in reference to the Sicilian river Achates, its surroundings abound with this precious mineral. Mined in Australia, China and the United States, this stone has been used for millennia for its symbol of longevity and growth.
Grey Agate is mainly composed of chalcedony and quartz. It is therefore a mineral that consists mainly of silica. There are many varieties of this stone, involving physical and aesthetic differences. Its hardness varies between 6.5 and 7 Mohs.
The virtues of this stone would be numerous, both for the body and for the spirit. It would have the reputation of alleviating headaches, especially those in the ocular region. This stone could relieve severe pain such as cuts or bites and it also has revitalizing properties for the whole body.
Corentin Von Kaenel has always loved geometry, precision, and the notion of proportion. He started humbly in a small workshop in Sainte-Croix, investing in conventional machines to develop his business and his know-how. In 2022, he proudly opened his own business, dedicated to creating jewelry and luxury products. A journey marked by passion and determination, which has shaped his destiny in the world of creation and precision.
When craftsmanship meets excellence, luxury becomes a work of art.
Respect for traditions, innovation, and know-how guide the way in which its creations are designed and manufactured. These values combine to create products of excellence, where aesthetics, creativity and craftsmanship are at the heart of its approach.
The workshops are located in Sainte-Croix, a Swiss commune located on the balcony of the Jura.
Considered the cradle of excellence in artistic mechanics, music boxes and watchmaking, this town offers limitless creative openness.
CVK places a high priority on ethics.
The traceability of materials, whether metals or precious stones, is essential. Partner companies that work with precious materials are certified by the RJC.
Swiss goldsmiths and jewelers proudly displaying the “Ecological Gold” label are committed to creating exceptional jewelry without using precious metals extracted from mines. Their semi-finished materials come from a source certified by the Responsible Jewelery Council (RJC) of London, ensuring the exclusive use of recycled precious metal. This approach respects both our commitment to geographical standards protected by Swiss and international laws and treaties, while maintaining quality and authenticity in our creations, in accordance with Swiss Made requirements.