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23/08/2010

‘MANKIND’ by « Superfertile » – Kali ARULPRAGASAM – for men ???

Classé dans : Grande-Bretagne (UK),Kali ARULPRAGASAM (UK),www JewelleryScape — bijoucontemporain @ 2:32

« SUPERFERTILE » (London’s brand) presents a limited-edition collection of hand made pieces.

« sculture che si arrampicano sul corpo come un ideale collegamento di fratellanza tra i popoli. »
M A N K I N D = K I N D M A N

« MANKIND is a congregation of ornaments for a better way of life, featuring fragile sculptural human figures of painted plaster helping, climbing, and lifting each other in constellations across the wearer’s body. Collective motion captured by broaches, necklaces, bracelets,and unusual accessories. Each piece required hours of shaping, moulding, sanding, layering, and laboring for which Arulpragasam jokes she could have used a little more « people power. » Each individual figure’s skin tones in color, shape, and size is unique. MANKIND is community in action: raising, holding, supporting, jumping, saving, loving, healing, cooperating, uplifting for tomorrow. Putting aside differences in faith, culture, and class to work together. »

http://www.jewelleryscape.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/mankind.png

MANKIND : If MAN is the root of all problems, MAN’S kindness is the solution. We each have the power to lift another up from the gutter, to lend a hand, to offer a platform to stand on, in some cases to pull others to safety. Human kindness empowers us all and the courage that it takes to care is what inspired this collection.

DESIGN + CREATIVE DIRECTION : KALI ARULPRAGASAM / SUPERFERTILE

EXPO ‘Stephanie Tomczak’ – Heidi Lowe Gallery, US – 14 Aout-9 Sept. 2010

Classé dans : Exposition/Exhibition,Gal. Heidi Lowe (US),Stephanie TOMCZAK (US),USA — bijoucontemporain @ 2:31

Heidi Lowe Gallery will feature new works by Seattle based artist, Stephanie Tomczak. Tomczak is using polymer, copper, and enamel to imitate sea forms and juxtaposing them with coral, turquoise and bone to create beautiful pieces of jewelry. The show opens during the « Second Saturday Mosaic Art Walk » on August 14th from 6-9pm and will be on view through September 9th.

EXPO 'Stephanie Tomczak' - Heidi Lowe Gallery, US - 14 Aout-9 Sept. 2010 dans Exposition/Exhibition 36043
Stephanie Tomczak  -  Oceanic Gems necklace – 2010 – sculpted polymer clay, sterling silver, bamboo coral, sponge coral

 dans Gal. Heidi Lowe (US)
Stephanie Tomczak  -  Oceanic Gems pendants – 2010 – sculpted polymer clay and sterling silver

 dans Stephanie TOMCZAK (US)
Stephanie Tomczak  -  Oceanic Gems earrings – 2010 – sculpted polymer clay and sterling silver

Splash Image

Stephanie Tomczak  -  stick pins

see her BLOG !

 

Heidi Lowe Gallery
Innovative Jewelry Studio
328 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (DE) 19971
302-227-9203
heidilowejewelry@gmail.com

Lydia HIRTE – trésors de PAPIER : « jewellery with a ‘twist’ »

Classé dans : Allemagne (DE),COUP DE COEUR,Lydia HIRTE (DE),papier / paper — bijoucontemporain @ 0:50

 Lydia Hirte - Schmuck mit skulpturalen Qualitäten 

même ne parlant pas allemand, ça je comprends …. et j’approuve ! :-)

A large number of my works are currently on show at the Holland Paper Biennale 2010, Rijswijk (Netherlands) – 08 June – 12 September 2010
www.hollandpapierbiennale.nl

Lydia Hirte, featured in the David Collection
Lydia Hirte‘Schmuck mit skulpturalen Qualitäten ‘ – 2004-2005

The geometric basic forms are clamped or stuck together. They are not glued.

http://www.lydiahirte.de/Images/19962003/Lydia%20Hirte%201996%2003.jpg
1997

« My central concern is to detect and fix clear adorning shapes in connection with a change in the characteristics of the material of the fine cardboard I use I search and provoke the resistance of the material. This is the reason why my works are basically characterised by conditions of clamping, strengthening and springing.« 

Lydia HIRTE - trésors de PAPIER :
‘sculptures de papier’ – 2007

« An old-fashioned radiator, the bellows of an accordion, döner kebab on a skewer but also voluptuous shellfish, brightly coloured miniatur folded paperchains, peculiar swings – on gossamer strings. The jewellery with a ‘twist’ by Lydia Hirte cannot be pinned down to just one definition.
Frozen movements
The pendants of German artist Lydia Hirte … look misleadingly simple. What is more, it is impossible on the basis of a picture alone to estimate the scale of the little treasure bundles on her necklaces. The clean forms and colours conceal the effort and intensity involved in getting these trinkets into their finished state. however small the definitive ornaments may be, they put up quite a struggle when being forced into their straightjacktets.


Lydia Hirte declares her love of paper through the directness and tangibility of the material itself. The paper responds immediately to her touch; she feels the effect her fingers induce. In her quest for a strong image she allows herself to be guided by the materials’s properties.

Because of the contortions in the pendants, their outward appearance is far from static. When the object has been fully torqued, it still looks loose and pliable. This is the power of Hirte’s handiwork.
« 
(Frank van der Ploeg (catalogue of the Holland Paper Biennale 2010, Rijswijk, pp.53-54))

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Sculptures  Jewellery  Paper – 2006

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exhibited late last year (2009) at the prestigious Triennale Design Museum in Milan. The show was titled Paper Jewels and it was an all-embracing exhibition dedicated to jewellery made of paper from 60 designers all over the world.

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Sculptures  Jewellery  Paper – 2008

Lydia Hirte, featured in the David Collection
1996

Lydia Hirte, featured in the David Collection

Lydia Hirte, featured in the David Collection
Lydia Hirte 2004-2005

 

 

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