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Collect Cool featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Gingko I

"Gingko I" ring is a research on the beauty of gingko leaves and natural patina that can be achieved with bronze. The base for the ring was carved manually from wax and then being cast in bronze. Four gingko leaves cast in bronze too and they are crowning the top in a sequence which creates a motion feeling. Different shades of blue and green patina finalizing the idea of motion by reminding a viewer about waves of an ocean.

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Stand for Peace

Mathematical logic is the most direct but also the most secret beauty of nature. The series of fine jewelry "Stand for peace" is to explore the original formation of a round pearl, which is the trajectory of a two-dimensional circular revolving in the space.The idea is to take olive branch as the symbol of peace, and on the other hand, the leaves on the branch resemble open shells as well. No matter leaves or shells, the jewelry pieces are trying to convey the joy of growing in life. And the pearls (Tahitian pearls and Akoya pearls) are exactly like the beautiful fruits or great achievements.

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Borujerdiha House

The Broujerdi House is a Persian Garden in the center of Iran In city of Kashan. As the most house in the desert atmosphere, it has wind-catcher. Unique shape of the wind- catcher and light entrances of the ceiling are very impressive. Light, shadows and all those painting on ceiling as ornaments was the inspiring point for designing this ring. Black enamel as a symbol of shadow and Persian motifs in other side of the ring reminds the windows to let light enter. The yellow color of Gold remind the color of desert and Iranian architecture in the desert towns.

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Anew

This collection is inspired by the underground youth culture and Bonsai aesthetics philosophy, designer deconstructed antique rings, which featuring mounted jade stones to explore the relationship anew between Jade-stone and band. Also, jade as the majority material been found and treated in Ruili, China. To achieved the precise result, the craftsmen were challenged the limitation of jade carving.

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The Starry Night

It was not until Ray invented his own“Yin and Yang”,or dark and bright,carving method did the public realize that jade can also be finely sculpted as luxury pieces of jewelry.One day,Ray saw Van Gogh's introduction in a book,he was inspired by Van Gogh's work"The Starry Night",then he was thinking how to take this famous into his jewelry designs.18k gold is too heavy,so he used titanium,although carving jade is easy for him,but the production of titanium is very difficult.This is a challenge.It is also a creation of successful innovation and new combination of jewelry.

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Moonshine

The inspiration of this piece was from a Japanese painting called The Great Wave off Kanagawa, it also took the meaning from an ancient Chinese poem. The shape of the wave was the element from the painting, the designer used blue sapphires to represent the waves, however the concept of the moon was from the poem, the dangling yellow sapphire also gave the earring some movements. In Chinese culture, moon represents reunion and good memories. The designer would like to express the traditional Asian culture through the piece.

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Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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