31 May 2017
The “Medusa” exhibition provides the opportunity to meet contemporary designers and artists whose pieces question or disturb, like the Norwegian Nanna Melland. At first glance her “Decadence” necklace, formed by an accumulation of beautiful gold leaves strung on a red string, appears delightful. In fact, it’s her nail clippings collected in the early 2000s sublimated in gold. Nanna Melland is part of the 1970s process of recovering “infamous” materials. Between fascination and revulsion, she experiments with notions of beauty and questions its relationship to the body.
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.