Kimiaki Kageyama, selected for SCHMUCK 2015
Il n’y a pas que des cerisiers en fleurs au Japon ……
Kimiaki Kageyama is Professor and Head of the Department of Metal at Hiko Mizuno Jewelry College in Tokyo, Japan
« The work of Kimiaki Kageyama, represented by gallery Deux Poissons, is a case in point. His iron rose brooch seems impossibly detailed and is a unique use of a base metal and resin to create a slightly decayed appearance. » (JapanTimes)
Kimiaki Kageyama - Rose, 2006, Brooch, Iron, gold 65 x 40 x H130mm
Kimiaki Kageyama is one of the most important Japanese Master Goldsmiths. He did a workshop at Alchimia school about « Japanese traditional copper alloys and coloring‘ (2013). In Japan, coloring metals has been experimented since 4th~5th century. Direct coloring began around the end of the Heian period (794-1185) but it is during the Muromachi period (1330-1568) that the development of various kinds of copper alloys suitable for coloring flourished.
Kimiaki Kageyama, Japanese Maple Leaves, 2012 – Iron, poly-urethane resin paint, silver – 65 x 10 x H90mm
Gold and silver, iron, ivory, such as a variety of materials are used, such as the production method of sword fittings and armor ancient in Japan, while also based on traditional techniques, working on a number of contemporary jewelry production out of the box there.
Kimiaki Kageyama : Mountain Plum Blossom, 2010, Brooch, Iron, baroque akoya pearls, gold, deep-sea coral 120 x 35x H75mm
Kimiaki Kageyama - « Japanese plum blossoms » Brooch – iron 1 natural akoya baroque pearl 18KYG - 2010
Kimiaki Kageyama : Bamboo Grass, 2013 Iron, Poly-Urethane Resin Paint, Gold 55×50x140mmKimiaki Kageyama : Mountain Cherry Leaves, 2010, Brooch, Iron, gold, natural baroque akoya pearl, deep-sea coral 60 x 40 x H100mm
Kimiaki Kageyama. ‘Mountain Cherry Blossoms’. 2010 Brooch – Iron, baroque akoya pearls (2 natural, 2 cultured), gold, deep-sea coral 65 x 40 x H165 mm
Kimiaki Kageyama Ring: Stone of Kamo River 1, 2014 Urushi, Spessartine, Cinnabar, Gold, 18 K yellow gold 3 x 2 x 2 cm Photo by: Kimiaki Kageyama