Cracks in Gold

Cracks in Gold

May
05

Gigi Mariani Cracks in gold, 2020 Silver, 18kt yellow gold, niello ring 2,4 x 4,7 x 3,5 cm unique and signed

Witnesses

May
05

Gigi Mariani Witnesses, 2019 Silver, 18kt yellow gold, niello ring 4,4 x 2,5 x 3,8 cm unique and signed

Yellow point

May
05

Gigi Mariani Yellow points, 2020 Silver, 18kt yellow gold, niello ring 6,2 x 2,6 x 3,3 cm unique and signed

Curling Crest of a Wave

May
05

Ute Decker Curling Crest of a Wave – 2020 Fairtrade Silver, sterling sculptural ring 2.5 x 3 x 3.9 cm – medium individually sculpted, unique within the series Initialled UD & hallmarked

Curling Crest of a Wave #5

May
05

Ute Decker Curling Crest of a Wave #5, 2021 18 kt Fairtrade gold sculptural ring Initialled UD  and hallmarked small – ring size, adjustable to finger size XS to L Showing small version of the ring worn as a pendant and larger version of this series worn as a ring

Vases (Vaso Vida) Ring

Jan
25

Maria Nepomuceno Vases (Vaso Vida), 2021 18kt yellow satin gold, 18kt white gold and baroque pearl ring 3 x 3 cm (31 grams) edition of 10 plus 2AP signed and numbered   ‘My first (virtual) encounter with Elisabetta took place on February 2020, a few days before the Coronavirus pandemic begins. It was incredible to feel the world changing radically throughout the creation process. In my perspective, those little sculptures became to me a symbol of a time when people hugged each other, touched each other naturally, without fear. As a jewel touches the skin. In this project where I created those wearable sculptures, the human body is the support. I can experiment the perfect meaning of the work when it integrates with the body landscape.Those microcosms are atavistically connected to the work I’ve been developing in sculpture. Beads, pearls, vases…As babies the jewels evoke their origin at the large mothers’ installations that I produced. I named Vases these necklace and ring series of works, because it symbolizes the feminine power, fertility, vital energy. Vases contain the mystery where life happens.’ – Maria Nepomuceno  

Ring

Oct
01

Monica Bonvicini Ring, 2014 18kt rose gold with white diamonds and soft chain ring edition of 50 Vieri edition   Monica Bonvicini’s wearable art pieces are each one-of-a-kind. The artist’s relationship between power and gender are evidently reflected in each piece of this series, translated into inimitable and exceptional statement design. Exclusively made with ethically sourced gold, Bonvicini added her touch of humour to the pieces from the featured grenades alongside the sapphires in the long chain necklaces, to the satirical play on watch-fetishism in the bracelets. Luxury is redefined, by purposely moving away from shiny gold to sexy black, with blackened white and pink sets with striking white, brown and black diamonds, as well as sparkling emeralds and deep blue sapphire. Their minimalist yet hard and sturdy look was tailored to suit today’s strong and inventive woman, bringing a punch of beauty and sophistication.

Ring

Oct
01

Monica Bonvicini Ring, 2014 18kt white gold with white diamonds and soft chain ring edition of 50 Vieri edition   Monica Bonvicini’s wearable art pieces are each one-of-a-kind. The artist’s relationship between power and gender are evidently reflected in each piece of this series, translated into inimitable and exceptional statement design. Exclusively made with ethically sourced gold, Bonvicini added her touch of humour to the pieces from the featured grenades alongside the sapphires in the long chain necklaces, to the satirical play on watch-fetishism in the bracelets. Luxury is redefined, by purposely moving away from shiny gold to sexy black, with blackened white and pink sets with striking white, brown and black diamonds, as well as sparkling emeralds and deep blue sapphire. Their minimalist yet hard and sturdy look was tailored to suit today’s strong and inventive woman, bringing a punch of beauty and sophistication.  

Pebbles series #2

Sep
30

Gigi Mariani    Pebbles series #2 , 2020 Silver, 24kt yellow gold, niello, patina ring 3,2 x 2,1 x h3,8 cm Unique and Signed sold Gigi Mariani works with antique, almost forgotten techniques. Using niello, a blackener with the aid of sulfur, he conceals the preciousness of the noble metal. Under the application of heat, “blood clots” and cracks appear in the surfaces — making them appear marked by age. Mariani engages his instinctive approach of using the metal surface as a canvas, incorporating he expressive medium of niello, he interrupts that surface texture through his precise, geometric forms. In addition to precious metals, the basic materials of Gigi Mariani’s jewellery include iron, copper and brass. His incredibly sculptural and geometric wearable works of art have become a testament to Mariani’s incredible attention to materiality as both a goldsmith and visual artist.    

A White Point (Square)

Sep
30

  Gigi Mariani   A White Point (Square) , 2020 Silver, 18kt yellow gold, niello, patina, diamond ring 2,8 x 2,8 x 2,9cm Unique and Signed sold Gigi Mariani works with antique, almost forgotten techniques. Using niello, a blackener with the aid of sulfur, he conceals the preciousness of the noble metal. Under the application of heat, “blood clots” and cracks appear in the surfaces — making them appear marked by age. Mariani engages his instinctive approach of using the metal surface as a canvas, incorporating he expressive medium of niello, he interrupts that surface texture through his precise, geometric forms. In addition to precious metals, the basic materials of Gigi Mariani’s jewellery include iron, copper and brass. His incredibly sculptural and geometric wearable works of art have become a testament to Mariani’s incredible attention to materiality as both a goldsmith and visual artist.