22 January 2023
In their latest collection entitled “Venus Comb, Murex Shell” Botter, the Dutch creative duo made up of Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter have turned colorful little cars into jewelry. Necklaces and rings adorn unstructured suits, lagoon-blue undershirts and striped rugby jerseys. Always on the look-out for hidden meaning, Botter’s style aficionados will search for significance in this departure from the norm, as the designers from the island of Curacao have until now always produced protest collections railing against climate threats. Regressive and playful, these toy jewels are also reminiscent of the pretty necklaces made from fishing hooks by the duo in 2021. Why not try to make some yourself, while you’re at it?
Clothes and precious stones by Christopher Esber
Responsible, recycled or mined gold, who’s using what?
Beyond aesthetics, Christopher Esber believes in the positive virtues that certain crystals worn directly on the skin possess.
In this issue we offer a non-exhaustive overview of pieces heralding these new jewelry values.
On “Wing Shop” the new e-shop of Noor Fares, you can entirely customize the “Fly Me to the Moon” earrings.
The positive values initiated by Léon Rouvenat, almost two centuries on, are modernized.
During the conference organized by the jeweler L’Or du Monde (pioneers in the use of recycled gold), the Systext association painted an apocalyptic picture...
Barrie ans Goossens have pooled their expertise: Barrie, famous for its cashmeres, and Goossens, known for its antique-style golden couture jewelry.