ARCHITECT BECOMES A PIECE OF JEWELRY.

By Isabella van den Bos. After digging for an hour under a monument where celebrated citizens of the Mexican province of Jalosco are entombed, the gravediggers find the urn of Luis Barragán (1902-1988), one of Mexico’s greatest architects. The urn is opened and Jill...

HEARTBEAT AROUND YOUR FINGER.

by Isabella van den Bos A ring that lets you see and feel the heartbeat of your loved one and in real time too! An ideal piece of jewellery for people with a (long distance) relationship who want a romantic addition to FaceTime and Skype! The HB (Heart Beat) Ring of...

STREET JEWELLERY

By Isabella van den Bos As far as we are concerned we would like to see it more often, much more often: XXL jewellery in public spaces. The examples are mainly about scaling up, there is no question of developing new imagery. Neither is this necessary: it is...

PRACTICAL

By: Isabella van den Bos Sometimes jewellery will go beyond its elementary function of body adornment. When this is the case, the issue is not the question of beautiful and/or ugly (which in essence is not relevant, but that is another story, literally and...

Artjewellery?

Artjewellery?    by Isabella van den Bos In the inbox an invitation from a London gallery featuring an exhibition of jewellery by topdesigner Ron Arad. With this email, the question arises if jewellery by designers and renowned visual artists is considered a...

Mindf*ck 2

Mindf*ck 2  by Isabella van den Bos Forget everything you know about (semi-) precious stones. Ignasi Cavaller (alumnus Fachhochschule Trier, campus Idar-Oberstein) makes magic: what you see is not what you get… We’re in Galerie tal20 (Schmuck 2016, Munich) looking at...

Mindf*ck 1

Mindf*ck 1   by Isabella van den Bos Magic happens if what you see is not what you get. It started with a classic fire truck in front of the monumental Neue Sammlung in Munich. The truck was in fact a mobile gallery featuring Common Ground with jewellery by Helen...

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