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karen vanmolKaren Vanmol is inspired by the architecture of the city and the texture of the natural landscape. “A city without a little nature works claustrophobic for me, but a nature landscape with no sign of humanity is too quiet for me. Protecting or imitating nature, the use of natural materials in architecture, the restoring of a road surface, accidental strong shapes on a construction site, these things I find very interesting.”

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Originally from Warsaw, Poland, artist Ashka Dymel studied architecture and environmental design in Poland, the Czech Republic and Parsons in New York City. After working several years in the field of architecture she began to design small objects and jewelry. “Ashka’s approach to jewelry making is clearly informed by her architectural background.  She works with geometric forms, planes, volumes, solids and voids in order to achieve harmonious configurations.  A minimalist aesthetic and preference for clean lines are major forces influencing her work.  She also finds inspiration in 1920’s Modernist movements, such as the Bauhaus School and Russian Avant-Garde Art.”

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Frank Gehry, the renowned architect who designed the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao has ventured into the world of jewelry design. There are some truly beautiful pieces, fruit of Gehry’s obsessive desire to create new forms through innovative production techniques combined with unusual materials. The jewelry will be sold at Tiffany & Co.

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