Gerard Sandoz comes from a famous family of jewelers, he began to design jewelry when he was a teenager. He fastly became one of the inventors of “modern jewelry” in the mid-1920s. Sandoz’s creations were inspired by mechanics, speed and machine. He chooses to use less expensive materials: lacquer, onyx, coral, citrine, amethyst, etc. Gérard Sandoz’s jewels are all the more precious as they are rare. In the 1930s, he left the world of jewelry to enter the world of cinema.