24 November 2016
The Italian jewelry designer Madina Visconti and the German fashion designer Tomas Maier have come up with a four-hand collection of earrings featuring Baltic amber. It’s a surprising choice for this gemstone, with its yellow ochre and orange hues and which comes from resin fossilized 40 to 60 million years ago, is very rarely used in jewelry. The start of a new trend?
Jewelry designer Alexandra Jefford created a series of gold rings with crafted knots of colored Smythson leather.
Like fashion designers before them, jewelers are developing whole creative worlds. Foundrae’s designer, Beth Bugdaycay, has dreamed up blown glass objects...
In a more striking incarnation, the Ukrainian vinok is now finding a new young audience and is perfectly in tune with the wave of patriotism.
In her Copenhagen workshop, Orit Elhanati plays tirelessly with the yellow gold, torturing, hammering, denting it.
Maiko Takeda concentrates mainly on head adornments inspired by science, mathematics and the repetitive, obsessive music of Philip Glass.
In 2019, after several years of stagnation, the price of an ounce of gold soared by 20%. And there seems to be no end in sight…