Wim Delvoye Dual Möbius Quad Corpus, 2011 Palladium pedants 4.4 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm Unique Dual Möbius Quad Corpus is the last stage of the Christ twisted on the cross from the Holy Family piece. This pendant represents four elongated Christ figures inside and outside the double rings.
Wim Delvoye Holy Family, 2011 Palladium pendants 4.4 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm (box) Unique Holy Family consists of 8 rings/pendants, one chain, and the box, all being inseparable. This work focuses on the body of Christ depicted in the gothic manner twisted on the cross in different ways.
Giorgio Vigna Cristallo with gold nuggets, 2012 Hand-sculpted Murano glass, copper leaf, and yellow gold nugget necklace 6.5 cm diameter Unique and signed Giorgio Vigna’s unique jewellery is the essence of natural elements in their most primitive and primordial state. They are geological adventures of earth and water, fire and wind, light and shadow, which form the basis of the artist’s research. The natural and the artificial, the macrocosm and microcosm meet and collide and are defined through their opposition and contrast. The unique necklaces are made with Murano glass, oxidised copper, silver, and gold leafs.
Carlos Cruz Diez Chromointerférence, 2013 18kt yellow gold necklace, impresac acrylic with UV pigment 6 cm diameter Edition of 10 Signed and numbered Carlos Cruz-Diez presents his limited edition of earrings, necklaces and rings, with Chromointerférence and Physichromies, which were developed by Familia Cruz-Diez in collaboration with Elisabetta Cipriani. The fine jewellery designed by Carlos Cruz-Diez allows us to carry on our hands or neck small Physichromies where the colour comes and goes, evolving in space as we move. Whilst in Chromointerférence pieces the jewel generates wave motions when it is manipulated.
Kendell Geers Speaking in Tongues (Stella Maris), 2011 The 2011 collaboration between Kendell Geers and Elisabetta Cipriani resulted in three different iconic pieces that convey the characteristic intensity of the artist’s works. Speaking in Tongues (Stella Maris) is a rosary which is worn as a necklace. It is made of female nipples cast from a live model and put together in the classic rosary format. Speaking in Tongues reveals the hidden symbolism of femininity in a rosary.
Fausto Melotti Ruote, circa 1985 18kt yellow gold necklace Edition 5 of 20 Filippini Edition (Gemma Gioielli) Rejecting the traditional sculptural emphasis on volume and form, Fausto Melotti’s sculptures are de-materialized, penetrable and incorporate the empty space that passes through them. Emphatically geometric and rhythmically balanced, these works fuse Melotti’s love for mathematics and music. They have rigorous geometric proportions based on the golden section of base/height ratio and harmoniously combine straight lines and curves with concave and convex forms to create a sense of musical “counterpoint”. The jewels created in the 1980s carry the same pioneering, new genre of his modern sculptures.
Enrico Castellani Superficie, 2012 18kt white gold necklace 6.2 x 6.2 cm Edition of 12 Signed and numbered Since the late 1950’s Enrico Castellani’s work has been characterized by striking relief structures called Superficie. The jewellery project came to life in 2012/2013, using a hammer and a chisel, the artist has created bracelets and necklaces made in three different colours of gold. The geometrical patterns created in these jewels alternate positive and negative space and establish a strong interplay between light and shadow.
Enrico Castellani Superficie, 2013 18kt rose gold necklace 6.2 x 6.2 cm Edition of 12 Signed and numbered Since the late 1950’s Enrico Castellani’s work has been characterized by striking relief structures called Superficie. The jewellery project came to life in 2012/2013, using a hammer and a chisel, the artist has created bracelets and necklaces made in three different colours of gold. The geometrical patterns created in these jewels alternate positive and negative space and establish a strong interplay between light and shadow.
Giorgio Vigna Sospeso, 2014 18kt yellow gold and oxidised silver pendant Edition of 5 Signed and numbered “Suspended memory caged in the game between the full and the empty.” – Giorgio Vigna Sospeso (Suspended) is the first jewellery project – rings and pendants – created in collaboration with Elisabetta Cipriani in edition of 5. This project is a homage to Vigna’s Sospeso sculpture, which was commissioned for the “TRA. Edge of becoming” exhibition held at the Fortuny Museum, in 2011, during the 54th Venice Biennale. Re-imagined as a wearable sculpture, it celebrates day and night, fullness and emptiness, and the daily passage of time.