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Coexistence

It is a pendant design for necklace. It depicts an aerial image of Manhattan, New York City representing the scene of coexistence of industry and nature. The metal part around the pendant shows industrial landscape and the diamond part in the middle illustrates Central Park, a representative example of a huge urban nature. She wants to present the way industry goes with nature in a harmonic way through the design. This pendant has a microcosm of the city view so that people could see the different Manhattan skylines when they see it on the every which side.

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BERN

Every piece is unique and handmade, equipped with a swiss movement and sapphire glass for protection and perfectness. It is built up from the most exquisite woodtypes and pieces, every one is hand- selected and treated to get a momentum for time. The design is timeless and it is part of the TIMELESS Collection from STADTHOLZ.

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Matiere

The work ‘Matiere’ focused on mixture of pigments and cubic effect, an expression of an instant and casual beauty, which appears by overlap of palette knife. Every work is progressed manually, with different form, touch, texture, and color, etc. by overlap of pigment, expressing special image of each. Consequently, it is a special work that saved touch of brush tip and feeling of knife by focusing on cubic effect through mixture of various pigments and overlap of pigment.

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Cypris

The unpredictable nature of the sea - with its motions, forms, and reflections - inspired the creation of the ring. The contrast between finishes allows light and reflections two diferent ways to behave: the polished surface mirrors and distorts the surrounding environment while the satin finish acts more tenuously by capturing only the luminosity and spreading it smoothly through the piece. The final design presents curves that takes the eye on an endless journey along it’s winding trail, until you come across with a bright white pearl that appears to float gently on the polished surface.

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Portuguese Story

The intent was to create a collection that would link jewellery, architecture and Portuguese cultural heritage. Several pieces of jewellery were created based on architectural elements from an historic-portuguese church. The main challenge in creating this collection was being able to transfer the design geometry to an integrated algorithm in a 3D modeling program. This tool allowed to adapt the design to different forms of jewellery, whether they were rings, earrings, rings or pendants. All pieces are manufactured with 19.2 kt pink gold and come in different gemstones combinations.

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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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