Passionate about gemstones, designer João Paul Camargo searches to honour them with a classic and contemporary design.
During his four-year stay in French Polynesia, the designer was delighted by sea gems, called the pearls of Thaiti, grown on farms in the Archipelago of Tuamotu. Little by little, he approached the producers, starting his on-site learning.
Later, Camargo dedicated himself to gemmological study at the Institut National de Gemmologie in Paris, where he lived during his childhood. Ever since, he has been dedicated to the export of pearls for the jewellery trade.
His creations are what make up his brand KILAQUA.