Fossil Necklace

Fossil Necklace

Apr
15

Liliane Lijn Fossil Twist Necklace, 2019 Electroformed silver and gold plate necklace 70cm long circa Edition of 8 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. As humanity uncovers the remnants of past creatures,  the cycle of life and death are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her Fossil series. The way these necklaces engage so fittingly with the wearer evokes 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 to create these ornaments upon the necklace piece.  The high temperature, granted this malleable nature of the wax to manipulate the mass and resemble these earthen elements. 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 these necklace pieces. Fossil Twist Necklace is a testament to Lijn’s incredibly attention to materiality and form. In order to wear it we […]

Lupa Romana

Apr
01

Paolo Canevari Lupa Romana, 2019 Oxidised silver, 18kt yellow gold pendant/bracelet with diamonds 3 cm tall, 9.5 cm wide, 5 cm diameter Edition of 10 Signed and numbered Paolo Canevari continues his analysis of the iconography of power in this beautiful pendant necklace, which can also be worn as a bracelet. The official symbol of the City of Rome today, the She-Wolf has been venerated by Romans since the times of antiquity for her nurturing and protective powers.  With the animal’s traditional representation of instinct, intelligence and value of interpersonal connections, Lupa Romana is an invitation to reflect on what these metaphysical qualities mean to us.

Lupe Romane

Jan
22

Paolo Canevari Lupe Romane (Roman She-Wolf), 2019 Micro mosaic and 9kt rose gold necklace 3.0 x 4.5; 3.5 x 4.5; 3.0 x 4.5 cm; chain 42.5 cm. Unique and signed Created using the ancient Roman technique of micro mosaic, the Lupe Romane necklace is an exquisite artist jewel that reminisces about the bygone Roman times through its beautiful execution and mythological subject-matter. The official symbol of the City of Rome today, the She-Wolf has been venerated by Romans since the times of antiquity for her nurturing and protective powers.

Bromeliad Pendant

Jan
16

John Moore Bromeliad  18kt gold and brown aluminium pendant 7.0 cm Unique The namesake of the exotic plant prized for its vibrant, extravagant flowers, Bromeliad continues John’s exploration of the intricate, repeating patterns and textures of nature. Many core themes of John’s work lie submerged in Bromeliad –  whispers of artefacts from Ancient Egypt, floral patterns, the abdomen of dragonflies and other armoured creatures. The articulated components of Bromeliad allow a fish-like shimmer, coming alive in response to your movement.

Fossil Necklace

Dec
03

Liliane Lijn Fossil Necklace, 2008 Electro-formed silver necklace with sterling band Edition of 8 + 1AP     Evocative of her visual abstractions and material manipulations, Lijn’s concept of the primal earth are finely tuned with the geological sciences. As humanity uncovers the remnants of past creatures,  the cycle of life and death are drawn into continuous momentum of renewal and vitality that Lijn echoes in her Fossil series. The way these necklaces engage so fittingly with the wearer evokes 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 to create these ornaments upon the necklace piece.  The high temperature, granted this malleable nature of the wax to manipulate the mass and resemble these earthen elements. 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 these beautiful, elegant necklace pieces.

Luminous Gold Leaf

Nov
22

Maria Sole Ferragamo Luminous Gold Leaf, 2018 Suede leather and 24k gold leaf Edition of 10   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. Luminous Gold Leaf is incredibly defined and bold, demonstrating Ferragamo’s eagle-eyed attention to detail and materiality. Designed with painterly, and expressive elements, Ferragamo creates a neckpiece that is bright, colourful, and visually striking. There is a beautiful engagement with how the material sits on the wearer, as there is a intricate mark making in tandem with the geometric negative spaces created, making this neckpiece such a modern and versatile addition to the wearer.    

Luminous Pollock

Nov
19

Maria Sole Ferragamo Luminous Pollock, 2018 Black suede necklace with colourful paint splashes Edition of 20   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. Luminous Pollock is incredibly defined and bold, demonstrating Ferragamo’s eagle-eyed attention to detail and materiality. Visually quoting Jackson Pollock, Ferragamo incorporates that expressive, painterly quality to the design of the necklace that makes it bright, colourful, and visually striking. There is a beautiful engagement with how the material sits on the wearer, as there is a intricate mark making in tandem with the geometric negative spaces created, making this neckpiece such a modern and versatile addition to the wearer.    

Carrying Memory ring

Nov
09

Chiharu Shiota Carrying Memory, 2018 18kt gold ring 4 x 10 cm Unique within an edition of 8 + 2AP Signed Through the use of 18kt gold, Chiharu Shiota intricately intertwines and folds threads which gradually expand into the universe, becoming an extension of the body in space. The ring that can also be used as a pendant, has been conceived and perceived in the same way as Shiota’s thread installations in which she integrates meaningful object related to everyday life. The traces left behind by a human life are also conceptually explored in the ring/pendant, which is made entirely of golden webbed threads to symbolise the inside of a human body, incorporating the wearer with the past human experiences that are left in the golden traces of Carrying Memory.  

Carrying Memory

Nov
09

Chiharu Shiota Carrying Memory, 2018 18kt yellow gold and oxidised silver necklace 20 cm Unique within a series of 8 plus 2 AP. Signed   Through the use of 18kt gold, Chiharu Shiota intricately intertwines and folds threads which gradually expand into the universe, becoming an extension of the body in space. For the necklace, Chiharu Shiota chose to create the art piece around a key, a meaningful object related to everyday life. Viewing keys as “familiar and very valuable things that protect important people and spaces in our lives”, the artist invites us to make a profound and treasured connection with the necklace. Within the golden threads, Shiota suspends the contrasting silver key with a powerful, dark and dreamlike potency.

Vane Yellow Long Thin Necklace

Oct
03

John Moore Vane Yellow Necklace Long Aluminium discs, brass, silicone, silver and magnets 65 cm long, 1.5 cm width Edition of 20 per colour   Visually striking, presenting a high awareness of spacial engagement with the wearer, Moore carefully balances shape, colour and movement expressed in this necklace.  He conjures his own hybrid specimens, organic yet manmade, that transcend the material and work in harmony with the body. The piece depicts such an intricacy to the wearer, an achievement from something that is so carefully designed, can beautifully engage with the body in a complex dialogue with fashion and the organic.