Pointed Meteor Cuff

Pointed Meteor Cuff

Dec
03

Liliane Lijn Pointed Meteor Cuff, 2018 Silver electro-formed sulphur cuff Edition of 8 + 1AP Signed and numbered   Evocative of her visual abstractions and material manipulations, Lijn’s concept of the primal earth are finely tuned with the geological sciences, paralleling these raw materials with cosmic elements such as meteors and comets. With her cuffs, they  resemble the same characteristics of the highly volatile liquid magma that keeps the planet alive and constantly rotating. This same magma that reaches the surface from volcanic eruptions, maintains the cycle of life and death, are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her work. The way these cuffs so fittingly encase the wearer’s wrist engages in a very personal dialogue with Lijn’s motifs of the primal earth. In a very personal, meditative approach with these pieces, Lijn begins her pieces by moulding a clump of very hot wax around her wrist to create such cuffs. The high temperature, although stung her skin, the malleable nature of the wax manipulated the mass to resemble the magma of the earth. As technology has allowed her to work with a diverse range of materials in her sculptural work; instead of cast metal, […]

Magma Cuff

Dec
03

Liliane Lijn Magma Cuff, 2018 18kt gold Edition of 5 + 1AP Signed and numbered   Evocative of her visual abstractions and material manipulations, Lijn’s concept of the primal earth are finely tuned with the geological sciences. With her cuffs, they  resemble the same characteristics of the highly volatile liquid magma that keeps the planet alive and constantly rotating. This same magma that reaches the surface from volcanic eruptions, maintains the cycle of life and death, are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her Magma and Fossil series.The way these cuffs so fittingly encase the wearer’s wrist engages in a very personal dialogue with Lijn’s motifs of the primal earth. In a very personal, meditative approach with these pieces, Lijn begins her pieces by moulding a clump of very hot wax around her wrist to create such cuffs. The high temperature, although stung her skin, the malleable nature of the wax manipulated the mass to resemble the magma of the earth. As technology has allowed her to work with a diverse range of materials in her sculptural work; instead of cast metal, electro-forming was used to carefully reflect the same earthen surface texture reinforced into […]

Butterfly Wings

Sep
25

Ania Guillaume Butterfly Wings, 2018 Titanium cuff 7.3 x 7.0 x 7.2 cm Unique   Butterfly Wings is an exemplary series of Guillaume’s examination of elements of the natural environment, translated into wearable art. In sculpture as much as in wearable art, there is a strong perception of the spiritual natural universe. Flowers or animals are designed within the shape of the jewel and, once worn, they create an intricate dialogue between the wearer and nature. Known for their fragility, the delicate attributes of butterfly wings are juxtaposed in its materiality. Casted from delicate carvings into thin wax, the titanium wearable pieces of earrings and necklaces still play with our perception to materiality, as the incredibly lightweight jewellery pieces gleam in their chromatic spectrums. Feminine and beautiful, these reflections of elements of nature become an elegant statement piece to our everyday fashion.  

Leila Chain

Sep
24

Maria Sole Ferragamo Leila Chain, 2018 Leather remnant cuff and silver chains Edition of 20 Signed     Working with the idea of upcycling leftovers of high quality materials, Maria Sole Ferragamo re-invigorates and gives birth to new incredible collections of unique leather jewellery. The artist is surrounded by endless creativity and a great awareness to materiality and craftsmanship, often resulting in works that present such authenticity to her sustainable values. Bold, contrasting, and experimental with colour, her wearable works of art become a testament to the new generation of art and design that thrives off of sustainability without depleting her innovative streak.   With Leila Chain, this cuff is gracefully adorned with silver chains. Bold and intense, the artist presents an assemblage of wearable geometric, soft architecture. The cuff engages in a perfect dialogue with careful craftsmanship, which makes this piece such a modern, versatile piece.  

Meteor Cuff

Apr
06

Liliane Lijn Meteor Cuff, 2007 Silver sulphur cuff Edition of 8 + 2AP   Evocative of her visual abstractions and material manipulations, Lijn’s concept of the primal earth are finely tuned with the geological sciences, paralleling these raw materials with cosmic elements such as meteors and comets. With her cuffs, they  resemble the same characteristics of the highly volatile liquid magma that keeps the planet alive and constantly rotating. This same magma that reaches the surface from volcanic eruptions, maintains the cycle of life and death, are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her work. The way these cuffs so fittingly encase the wearer’s wrist engages in a very personal dialogue with Lijn’s motifs of the primal earth. In a very personal, meditative approach with these pieces, Lijn begins her pieces by moulding a clump of very hot wax around her wrist to create such cuffs. The high temperature, although stung her skin, the malleable nature of the wax manipulated the mass to resemble the magma of the earth. As technology has allowed her to work with a diverse range of materials in her sculptural work; instead of cast metal, electro-forming was used to carefully reflect […]

Lava Cuff

Apr
06

Liliane Lijn Lava Cuff, 2011 Silver sulphur cuff Edition of 8 + 2AP   Evocative of her visual abstractions and material manipulations, Lijn’s concept of the primal earth are finely tuned with the geological sciences. With her cuffs, they  resemble the same characteristics of the highly volatile liquid magma that keeps the planet alive and constantly rotating. This same magma that reaches the surface from volcanic eruptions, maintains the cycle of life and death, are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her Magma and Fossil series. The way these cuffs so fittingly encase the wearer’s wrist engages in a very personal dialogue with Lijn’s motifs of the primal earth. In a very personal, meditative approach with these pieces, Lijn begins her pieces by moulding a clump of very hot wax around her wrist to create such cuffs. The high temperature, although stung her skin, the malleable nature of the wax manipulated the mass to resemble the magma of the earth. As technology has allowed her to work with a diverse range of materials in her sculptural work; instead of cast metal, electro-forming was used to carefully reflect the same earthen surface texture reinforced into unique cuffs.

Magma Cuff

Apr
06

Liliane Lijn Magma Cuff, 2007 Silver sulphur cuff Edition of 8 + 2AP   Evocative of her visual abstractions and material manipulations, Lijn’s concept of the primal earth are finely tuned with the geological sciences. With her cuffs, they  resemble the same characteristics of the highly volatile liquid magma that keeps the planet alive and constantly rotating. This same magma that reaches the surface from volcanic eruptions, maintains the cycle of life and death, are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her Magma and Fossil series. The way these cuffs so fittingly encase the wearer’s wrist engages in a very personal dialogue with Lijn’s motifs of the primal earth. In a very personal, meditative approach with these pieces, Lijn begins her pieces by moulding a clump of very hot wax around her wrist to create such cuffs. The high temperature, although stung her skin, the malleable nature of the wax manipulated the mass to resemble the magma of the earth. As technology has allowed her to work with a diverse range of materials in her sculptural work; instead of cast metal, electro-forming was used to carefully reflect the same earthen surface texture reinforced into unique cuffs.

Superlunary

Feb
22

Noor Fares x Flavie Audi Superlunary, 2018 18kt white gold, carved rock crystal, pave sapphire, amethyst and diamonds cuff Unique   The SUPERLUNARY collection is a demonstration of incredible craftsmanship of Flavie’s investigations of Cultural Geology, her inventive term to express the sciences linked to the human experiences and the celestial; and in tandem with Noor’s minimal aesthetic of wearable art that are fundamentally rooted in Vedic astrology, channelling that talismanic spirituality and protection through sacred symbolism and geometry.  Each piece displays an incredible cosmic quality to them. The fluid geometry of the synthetic resin forms these cloudy crystals, moulded by a 3D printer, are adorned with artificial and natural precious stones, each stone needing the highest level of craftsmanship in order to cleave and carve them. Evoking the talismanic nature of spirituality in combination with the human processes, these pieces embody a vivacious energy, they evoke that artificial and natural ambiguity that is perceived through digital screens, and the cosmos in the sky, where the human touch meets both worlds. Each and every piece of the collection manages to glow upon the human skin when worn in such vastly unique and beautiful ways. The materials of the resin and […]

Pommes de Jong

Dec
01

Jacqueline de Jong Pommes de Jong, 2016 Potato sprouts platinum plated bracelet 7.7 x 7.2 cm long Unique ref. B1 Pommes de Jong is an ongoing project that came to life in 2007 in Bouan (Bourbonnais, France) where in the mid 1990’s de Jong and her husband decided to buy a house. She created a vegetable garden and they planted potatoes in memory of the lack of food during the war. De Jong stored the potatoes in a 13th Century cellar and suddenly realized that she was fascinated by the huge amount of sprouts that were growing from the shrunk tubers. When de Jong was asked by a jewellery collector to make a jewel for her, she thought that she might do something with these shrunk potatoes and their sprouts that were getting longer and longer. Pommes de Jong were inspired by the idea of transforming a humble object into a precious one. In the realization of the wearable art, the potatoes and their sprouts are dried slowly by the artist over a period of two years and are submerged in a bath of platinum or gold becoming exclusive pieces of wearable art.

MEDUSA

Oct
06

Rebecca Horn Medusa, 2017 18kt yellow gold, tourmaline bracelets 4.5 cm Unique This jewellery project came to life through collaboration between Rebecca Horn and Luisa del Valle, a noted goldsmith living in Spain. After months of research, del Valle sourced rare stones, shells and ammonites to develop the concept of movement and energy central to Horn’s work. Each piece is unique, hand-made and exquisite crafted by del Valle through the ancient Etruscan technique. As a result of their collaboration, this jewellery is a melange of antiquity and contemporaneity, timeless sculptural pieces in the form of rings, bracelets, and necklaces, which are deeply sensual. The spiral shape is present in all of these pieces of jewellery is one of Horn’s most favoured symbols and appears throughout her work. Black tourmaline is revered as a premier talisman of protection, a psychic shield deflecting and dispelling negative energies, entities, or destructive forces. It guards against radiation and environmental pollutants, and is highly useful in purifying and neutralizing one’s own negative thoughts and internal conflicts, and turning them into positive, usable energy.