Nature is very often a source of inspiration for the works showed at this blog. It is also the case for Sanna Svedestedt in her RAW collection. She writes about her work: ABOUT THE RAW SERIES This collection is inspired by the clash between nature and modern society. The pieces have an organic quality that… Read more »
It is not often that we see the process of making the jewellery. It is the final result that matters for most of us. The process of making the jewellery can, however, be very interesting. Can it also be beautiful and of interest to the audience? Gitte Nygaard asked herself that question in her collection Cherryup. She writes… Read more »
Find more about the work of Jiro Kamata here: www.jirokamata.com www.facebook.com/kamatajiro
Being with Gitte Bjørn’s pieces, and with her BODY & SOUL, we forget all about conformity, about perfection and current ideals and we move towards something far more potent – we get to meet ourselves. Exactly the way we are. (Master Fatman) I have showed you work by Gitte Bjørn before, and it is such a pleasure,… Read more »
I have previously showed items by Alissia Melka-Teichroew. At this blog I have so far mostly shown jewellery alone – without any people at the images. It is however quit interesting what happens when the jewellery is worn by a person. Therefore this year i will show you more images of jewellery AND people together…. Read more »
View Annette Dam at Klimt02 and at her Gallery Goldfingers in Copenhagen.
Jointed Jewels represents a union of new and old, organic and industrial, functional and decorative. At the heart of the project is the intention to transform complex and separate elements into a new kind of whole. It started as an exploration of ball joints, commonly found in cars and hip replacements. Alissia Melka-Teichroew had… Read more »
These pieces of work are from the ‘Would you happy me?’ collection: Wedding….the happiest moment of your life? A moment full of joy that you’ve been sharing with many people: the happy feeling of being with someone special. Sometimes it fades, but you’ll never forget that special day. The small box worn inside your hand… Read more »
These images are from the project Awkward Beauty. In 2010 and 2011 one of Europe’s most respected artisans, Helen Britton relocated from Munich, Germany to Perth, Western Australia for a three month artist-in-residence at FORM’s Midland Atelier creativity and design precinct. Working from the Atelier’s studios, situated in the heart of Midland’s century-old former railway… Read more »
You find more of her work at Klimt02 and her blog.
You find more of Karin Roy Andersson’s inspiring work at her website.
Karin Roy Andersson has created new pieces of magic. She writes about CATCHING BIG FISH: There is something magnetic with the undiscovered world of the oceans. Frightening, exciting and with the beauty that comes with the tension between these feelings. What stories are to be found deep down there where we all once came from?… Read more »
I received these images the other day. I became so inspired and I am so happy to share it with you today. I like her choice of materials – she made large rocks and stones look elegant. The constructions are simple but powerful. You find much more of her work at her website, at Coroflot and her Facebook.
You can find more information about Kim Buck and his work at his website.
It is always a great inspiration to see the work by Kim Buck.
Ulrich Reithofer says about his work: “ I became a jeweler, because gold in its natural shape is little satisfying. The more I make, the more I see; the more I grasp, the more I love! My work is 3D poetry; autobiographic, pieces about: love, life the universe and all the rest”. Ulrich is represented by… Read more »
Meet the animals…. Meet more animals at her website.
All images are from the beautiful blog Mar de color rosa.
Gitte Nygaard writes about her work: ” Been there – done what to Binchotan and Black It’s rather thought provoking that minerals which all belong to the 6C carbon atom group, within the periodic table, end up in the hands of the most decadent and the most poor. I’m of course referring to carbon-containing minerals… Read more »
Gitte Nygaard writes about her work: ” To Binchotan and Black, is a series of experiments with the material Binchotan, also known as purifying white charcoal. Working with a material in its most unadulterated form, with a minimum of manipulations and added elements, the aim is a raw and almost unprocessed outcome. Binchotan originates from… Read more »
When I saw the work by Mari Ishikawa I became so inspired. The above pieces of work are part of the exhibition “Parallel Worlds” in Wasserschloss Klaffenbach in Chemnitz, Germany (28 May – 3 July 2011). If I lived a little closer I would defenitely go and see the exhibition. She writes about the exhibition:… Read more »
There is something about these rings by Karl Fritsch that makes me look at them again and again. What is it – do you experience the same? You can find more of his rings here.
These jewellery comes from the “Tagua Collection”. Tagua is a nut and described like this: “In the tropical and humid mountains of Ecuador grows a singular plant called Tagua or Vegetable Ivory, similar because of its morphology to palms although botanically is not a palmaceae but it belongs to the family of the cycads …. Read more »
I would like to share with you one of my absolute favorite blogs; “The Noisy Plume“. It is a blog about jewellery… and much more. I enjoy reading her thoughts about different aspects of life, watching her beautiful poetic photos and seeing how she transforms it all into pieces of jewellery where nature, animals and… Read more »
Diana Rolo writes about her work: “Someone told me one day: -“Do you realize that ever since in your work the sphere or round shapes are always present? (…)” My first reaction was of surprise, because I never had noticed the strong presence of this shape in my personal work, but then, after a bit… Read more »
The other day I received a mail from Stina Lind og Kevin James, a Danish/Australian desing duo. I found it quit interesting to explore their website and I especially would like to show you these pieces – all in black. It is quit interesting to see how strong an influence the colour has on the… Read more »
As you might know I am very fascinated by wood – and I have worked with wood in different ways in my own jewellery. Therefore it is always a pleasure and source of great inspiration to see how other jewellers work with wood. I received these images by Gustav Reyes. And look, aren’t they fascinating…… Read more »
I feel so priviliged. I have started to receive e-mails from people around the world telling me about their work. It is both jewellers whom I have blogged about previously who send me images of new work as well as new jewellers who have heard about the blog. Wow… what a privilliged situation. I am… Read more »
Look at this – the materials are mainly paper – it is just fantastic! The shapes and texture – I would very much like to see how she makes these pieces. She is very inspired by nature and writes: “Nature presents its beauty through plants, rocks and landscapes. With the inspiration from nature, I recently… Read more »
I feel so privileged receiving images of inspiring jewellery. Thank you all for sending it to me. It is such a pleasure to share it here at the blog. Today’s blogpost have images from Blandine LUCE. I very much like the texture at the rings and also the way she has integrated wood. Blandine LUCE… Read more »
These pieces of jewellery are part of an exhibition by Danish Goldsmith Karen Fly in Greenland (Katuaq in Nuuk) opening July 8th 2010. Again an excellent example of how nature has been the source of inspiration and have been incorporated in the jewellery. The related posts show other examples of nature within jewellery…
I have received these 4 images of work by Marie-Louise Kristensen. Thank you so much Marie-Louise for updating me with new photos and explaining me the story behind… Whit this jewellery Marie-Louise Kristensen is commenting on the “Me-culture”. We see the “Me-culture” in sports programmes, life style programmes and scene shows. Show me your wardrobe,… Read more »
You find much more at her website.
I received these images yesterday – take a close look at the stunning ring. You find more work by Kia Utzon-Frank at her website. Photos by Thomas Cato.
Photo by Dorte Krogh Thank you so much Annette for sending me these images. I really like your idea with the wedding rings where the couple put their fingerprints in the rings. Take a look at her webpage. Previous blog-post about Annette Dickow Munch.
Carolina Vallejo website. The ring is called “Happiness” and is part of the CC10, Craft Collection 10 by Danish Crafts.
Susanne Klemm website.
Susanne Klemm website.
I received these amazing pieces of jewellery – thanks Susanne for sending the images to me. I think I will post some more by Susanne Klemm the following days. Until then take a look at her website.
I think you already know – Kasia is among my absolute favourite jewellers…. Therefore I will show a little more of her amazing world… The rings and the brooch (at the two first images) are inspired by bamboo. Visit Kasia Gasparskis website and gallery/workshop “Guldkompagniet” in Kompagnistræde 25, Copenhagen K.
Today I have received this image from Annette Dickow Munck – thank you so much for sending it to me Annette. Take a look at her website as well. (Photo by Dorthe Krogh). You can see her wedding rings at the exhibition hosted by Kasia Gasparski in Copenhagen (Guldkompagniet, Kompagnistræde 25, 1208 København K, T:… Read more »
These rings are made of Melamin. The material used for cubs and other tableware… often used for trips to the forest or when you go camping. You can read much more about it at her website (Danish only). Karen Fly is member of the group Galleri Metal.
If you are in Copenhagen I can really recommend you to go and visit the Wedding ring exhibition hosted by jeweller Kasia Gasparski. The exhibition contains wedding rings made by 28 recognized Danish jewellers and runs from March 20th to April 10th 2010. It is full of ideas and interesting interpretations of the wedding ring… Read more »
BAKS is a socially conscious jewellery company launched by Kirsten Bak. The expression of BAKS is a combination of a classic look mixed with an innovative composition of materials. Since 2006 BAKS new jewel works with fair trade metal. The Association MAX HAVELAAR in Denmark recommends the BAKS FAIR jewellery. Take a look at her… Read more »