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Wishing Well

Upon visiting a rose garden in her dreams, Tippy came upon a wishing well surrounded by roses. There, she looked into the well and saw the reflection of the night stars, and made a wish. The night stars are represented by the diamonds, and the ruby symbolizes her deepest passion, dreams, and hopes that she made at the wishing well. This design features a custom rose cut, hexagon ruby claw set in 14K solid gold. Little leaves are carved to show the texture of natural leaves. The ring band supports the flat top, and curves inward slightly. Ring sizes have to be mathematically calculated.

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Coral

Cufflinks hold the cuffs of a shirt together. They can be bulky, usually made of expensive materials to show the status of its wearer. The Coral Cufflinks were designed in the best tradition of Italian love for simplicity. They are featuring a unique, organic see-through look, creating lightness, while the rough inner texture is creating added contrast. Each cufflink is hand made from Sterling Silver. To keep its shine, they are individually polished and either Platinum or Rose Gold plated. The flat, fin-like stem prevents rotating, making it easy to put them on and off.

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Gabo

The Gabo ring was designed to encourage people to revisit the playful side of life which is usually lost when adulthood arrives. The designer was inspired by the memories of observing her son playing with his colorful magic cube. The user can play with the ring by rotating the two independent modules. By doing this, the gemstone color sets or the position of the modules can be matched or mismatched. Besides the playful aspect, the user has the choice of wearing a different ring everyday.

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The New Chinoiserie

Inspired by Chinoiserie, the 18th century’s prominent Oriental Rococo style, this collection uses traditional Oriental elements such as peony, bamboo weaving, puzzle balls, and jade and reinterpreted with edgy fashionable elements. The set is made of solid bronze with 18 karat gold plating and was made by direct metal laser 3D printing, without moulding, casting and welding. The set integrates Embedded Gemstones, a signature feature and technique developed by the GemX team, making jewelry with metal 3D printing with embedded gemstones without welding.

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Homa

Homa is designed to be a practical dual purpose artwork, changing from a ring to a necklace. It gives its user the option of choosing the function to stimulate the feeling of interaction amid the creator and the user. Since the inner ring is elastic, it can be adjusted based on the size of user’s finger. A rail mechanism, based on train wheels, is devised to turn the ring to a necklace. Choosing a rail mechanism and making the movable part of ring are the creative parts of this design. A simple lock has been utilized beneath this piece; so it could be fixed after getting in the Ring mode.

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Good Fortune Gourd

Good Fortune Gourd collection is a creative combination of Chinese good meaning, multiple wearing manner and new industrial technology. "Gourd" is a homophone for "Good Fortune" in Chinese. Unique style of the gourd shape for this jewelry series lies in the "Good Fortune" hidden in the gourd and the design of the abstract and enjoyable curves closely follows the shape of two Chinese characters of "Big Fortune". 3D printing technology is used in this 18k gold series, and it can greatly improve efficiency of the jewelry processing workshop.

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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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