Grey and bland, like a pebble, and yet a masterpiece of Mother Nature. Only the adept can guess at the secret beauty hiding inside the mysterious shell. And only the true master can bring that beauty to life. Besides colour and clarity, the choice of cut and the excellence of execution determines the value. Cabochon or faceting? Planning the cut is a matter for the boss – an experienced eye, fingers gliding gently over the surface … the future of the roughs lies in the hands of Constantin Wild. At the in-house manufacturing facility, devoted artisans, every one an artist of his or her trade, unveil the full radiance of colours with intuition, patience and the help of state-of-the-art technology, and little by little roughs are transformed into the world’s most precious treasures.