22 March 2017

Alice Cicolini's India

A jewelry box in the fort of Mehrangarh in Jodhpur … This young woman, based in London and who was for five years the director of the British Council in India, wanted to create pieces like those that were once kept inside it. Alice Cicolini’s jewelry is made in Jaipur by a craftsman specializing in meenakari, the art of enamel, and recalls the domes of Muslim temples and the lotus buttons on Krishna’s crown. In ebony and gold, they also evoke a Benares sari.

  • "Silk Route" pendant made of gold, enamel, emerald, black spinel, peridot, ebony and ruby

  • "Afghan temple" rings made of maple handpainted by artist Sughra Hosseini

  • "Temple Dome" (Uzbek, Ottoman and Indian) rings made of gold, ebony and blue diamond

  • "Jodhpur Shinkara" pendant made of gold, enamel, rose quartz, crystal, pearls, sapphires and chrysoprase

  • "Kimono" ring made of gold, enamel and peridot

  • "Double Temple" pendant made of gold, ebony and diamonds

  • "Kimono" earrings made of gold, enamel and white opals

  • "Benares" earrings made of gold, peridot and lacquer

  • "Jaipur Bougainvillea" ring made of gold, tourmaline and enamel

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