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Van Gogh's Rosebush

A handmade necklace m inspired by Van Gogh's “Rosebush in Blossom” painting. The Rosebush Necklace are made with the best raw material: gold 18k and pearls. Pearls represent the rounded shapes and different sizes of the roses on Van Gogh's canvas. Van Gogh's branches became gold as they connect pearl to pearl in a complex web of beauty. The necklace's tip is detachable, allowing the user to match the mood and neckline of the day. This necklace was made for the red carpet.

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Eastern Blocks

Concrete jewelry collection inspired by Soviet apartment buildings where the majority population still lives. This design aim was to create clearly recognizable Eastern European house motif as an iconic symbol of individuality and commonality illusion that would be applied to the jewelry and create an aesthetic, unexpected image of the architecture of the Eastern European buildings in jewelry design objects. This collection will provide a new perspective on the Soviet architectural heritage and uniqueness in a global context.

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Crosscut Cabouchon

Within the carefully designed and boldly coloured settings, Sun matches the ethically sourced gemstones with new vocabularies of materials. Upcycled Corian and anodized aluminium meet recycled gold and silver to offer a stark contrast with the characteristics of the stone. The uncommon material palette and setting techniques in a sustainable and ethical manner, allow Sun opportunities to play with scale and proportion, invite the audience to see jewellery in a different light.

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Adesse

Adesse is an ultra-minimalist watch that acts as a memento to enjoy the present. The minimalist approach to becoming 'present' is to remove the unnecessary. Adesse reimagines the traditional analog watch with minimalist principles, and questions what is absolutely necessary to tell the time. Do you really need to see the numerical indicators? The minute hand? The hour hand? Designed through subtraction, traditional watch features are removed. A sculptural piece is carved out of the watch face. The face rotates, covering and deliberately revealing just enough to tell the time.

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Jupiter

Inside the Jupiter watch, steel spheres are rolling in hydraulically pressed channels, held in place by magnetic force. The wavelike dial is inset into the convex shaped crystal glass, which prevents the spheres from leaving their paths. A glass dome covering the top watch area transitions into the stainless steel casing seamlessly. With omission of a visible stem, watch hands or markings, there are no elements to distract from the time-telling spheres. Despite the absence of visible watch hands, a conventional quartz movement is being used to drive the planetary time indicator.

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Lunar

Lunar is Robert's project for timepiece company ZIIIRO. This watch creates a tie between the design and the nature of the object. If it wasn't a watch that naturally moves sunwise, it wouldn't be possible to read it. The edges of two semi-circles moving in clockwise direction show hours and minutes, they are both leveled at the same height which creates a flat surface. By the interlocking shapes, hands and watch face become one to create a constantly changing graphic.

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