Author: Lostinjewels

Ribbon fantasy

Concave curves, sinusoidal and sculptural forms, elegant twist. Metal is like a ribbon or bow tie and seems to have a soft feel.  In jewelry to create this effect it is used a sheet...

Emeralds. The natural warmth of green

Intense, unique, faceted, unpolished. Its beautiful green color, combined with durability and rarity, make it one of the most desirable and highly valued colored stones.   Emerald is a member of the beryl family which is...

Kimiaki Kageyama. Japanese aesthetic of beauty

Yesterday surfing the web, I discovered the amazing works of jeweller Kimiaki Kageyama.  I’m always amazed by the craftsmanship of Japanese artists. Combining exceptional creativity and solid tradition skills, they create stunning inventive wearable...

Kika Alvarenga. The beauty of imperfection

The rough contains the delicate in the works of Brazilian jewelry artist Kika Alvarenga. Using the local materials she creates interesting and inventing designs. After graduating from the Central Saint Martins University of Arts of...

LIQUID METAL

Metals are all around us. We appreciate them for their strenght, toughness, ductility. They are composed of atoms which are held together by strong bonds. When heated to its melting point a metal loses...

Christine MacKellar. Contemporary organic

Brooklyn jewelry maker Christine MacKellar calls her work “contemporary organic.” Her inspiration is nature, but she’s not interested in “literal representations.” She combines the different alloys for their color values, and she textures the...