Description

43 avenue de l’Opera

Specialties

Manufactured for

  • Boucheron
  • Chaumet
  • Osterag
  • Kirby
  • Puiforcat
  • Hair & Hat ornaments.
  • Gold & diamond studded leather goods.

1945

  • Becoming very well known

1950s

  • Many famous clients
  • King Farouk, Egypt.
  • President El Khoury, Libya.
  • President Vargus, Brazil.
  • Wife of Maharaja of Baroda.
  • Exiled Egyptian Queen, Switzerland.

Awards & designs

  • Diamond Award from DeBeers.
  • Becomes a member of the DeBeers Diamond Corporation.
  • Invents Gold Thread

1960s

  • Salvador Dali book cover for Livre de L’Apocalypse
  • Financial and personal problems required him to sell of many possessions.
  • The majority of his work sells through Chaumet.

1969

  • Opens his own shop.

1976

  • Bankruptcy and stock liquidation (mostly to Chaumet).
  • Sterlé becomes a Technical Consultant to Chaumet.

1978

  • Sterlé dies.