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Susa Bird

Susa Bird Jewellery Set consists of minimal gold necklace and earrings which represent visual culture of ancient Iranians. Simple geometric form of pieces is aligned with modern minimal sense of aesthetics, but behind the form lies a story of years ago. What seems like a simple vertical line is in a closer look a bird, the very considered animal in history of Iran, repeatedly painted on dishes through historical periods. This design is inspired by the ones painted on Susa goblet. The form is also designed in a way to be vague and mysterious hence provoking the curiosity to discover its story.

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Heart Ring

There's an old say in Chinese "Men's ten fingers are linked to the heart", which shows the intimate connection between the fingers and heart. This design is a set of stackable rings, inspired by Chinese Characters that contain the word "heart" as its radical. The rings can be combined into different Chinese characters according to the wearer's mood and feelings. Through this work the designer wish people no matter where they are from, what language they speak can all enjoy the beauty of Chinese Characters.

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A.B.C

As the design name "Alphabet Block Chatter" (aka A.B.C) suggests, A.B.C transforms letters of the alphabet into something more vibrant and colorful. A.B.C is comprised of 26 distinct alphabet characters and the tone of its design fits well with the current digital modern age. Out of 26 charms, customers can enjoy wearing multiple ones to "play with" words, as well as simply wearing single charms to appreciate their flavor. The quality of the work (available both in 10k and 18k) makes them suitable for both casual and formal occasions.

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Infinity

The fundamental building element of silver jewellery is the equilateral triangle and spatially, the tetrahedron. It can be found in the structure of many crystals and molecule models and combined into infinite spatial shapes. The tetrahedral structure with flexible joints forms various shapes of mobile adjustable jewellery. Despite the geometrical structure it gently follows the motion of a body. The illusion of infinite structures symbolically alludes to permanence. The gleam of the pyramidal peaks is highlighted by the embedded ground glass stones.

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Riya

This collar necklace strives to seek a balance between luxurious and casual, the angular-cut stones juxtaposed with a grouping of pear and marquise-shape stones is playful and eye-catching. The heirloom pieces that inspired this collar were analyzed and deconstructed, their forms were then abstracted and reinterpreted to create a design of stability and comfort. The gemstones were carefully placed to lend an appearance of symmetry, even though the design’s differentiating feature is an asymmetrical look.

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Birth of the ocean

His design practice is informed by modernism and minimalism and driven by material exploration. He utilizes both traditional and contemporary designing and making skills to bring form to his artistic vision. Instead of making works from found objects, every element of his jewelry has been designed and engineered from blank blueprints. All of his jewelry is comprised of multiple geometric elements and married into abstract modules that repeat in order to create an elaborate form. The design process then pushes the limitations and error range of the technology he is using to achieve a dynamic.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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