04 June 2018
Rather than fauna and flora, some contemporary designers have turned their attentions to the human body. Norway’s Bjørg Nordli-Mathisen was inspired by those in two of Matisse’s emblematic paintings, “The Acrobats” and “The Dance”. She imagined nude dancers kneeling, sitting, or opening wide their arms in a cross. The intensity and energy of the movement transforms them into shapes: A, B, C, etc, creating 24 gold-plated silver letter pendants to be mixed at liberty.
In the “fantasy” category, brands offering vermeil, gold-plating and gold-plated brass are flying high. This is due to…
Opaque, smooth and shiny without sparkling: there’s nothing like lacquer to satisfy that crazy desire for color and optimism!
I was so surprised by the extreme lightness of this Tabayer bracelet – to the point of wondering if it was really gold at all.
As the central element of this collection, links even become a garment in their own right when Roustaing turns them into an ultra-sexy top.
Too big, too fragile, too disturbing, too bulky, too outrageous, too eccentric, too over-the-top… just too much. That’s what you’ll say when you...
In Renard Bijoux, you get a sense of authenticity, rurality, the emotions generated by the tiny details of everyday life, and of work done by hand.