From childhood, a happy time bursting with lollipop flavours, candy-coloured dreams… Memories were transparent, colourful and bright as jewels. A completely care-free atmosphere, like colourful glass marbles…


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The traditional glass marble stands as an archetypical object that could captivate nostalgic adults as well as children in the time of Nintendo and toy marketing. The marble represents a common link : generations of kids have plunged eyes-wide-open into its microcosm. For today’s child, the marble reinforces the mysteries of a miniature world; it is an invitation to dream, the precious sound of the hand rummaging in the bottom of a bag of marbles, a jewel that can be exchanged, touched, counted, a social game that can never be virtual… The material also offers an educational element: the glass represents longevity in a consumer society where everything is discarded.