jacqueline ryan at antonella villanova

British born, based in Umbria since 2001, Jacqueline Ryan is greatly inspired by nature in various forms with delicate scales and subtle movements. Her sketches and paper models for her jewelry designs are works of art themselves. Details are translated into beautiful organisms recalling the geometry found in nature, transformed into intimate sculptures. Ryan makes… Read More jacqueline ryan at antonella villanova

joseph cornell’s “aviary [cockatoo and watches]” sold big at christie’s

  The Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art auction which took place on November 12, 2014 in NYC yielded sales totaling $852,877,000 (€682,309,600) — the highest total auction in history. Five works by Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) from the Bergman Collection [watch the video] were offered at the auction, led by Cockatoo and Watches Aviary, which sold… Read More joseph cornell’s “aviary [cockatoo and watches]” sold big at christie’s

il tempo vola and l’ora italica clock restored in florence

Time and the measurement of time are great visual and conceptual inspirations for some of my Timeless watch jewelry. Clock mechanisms and clock styles have varied greatly over the centuries. One major clock, located in Florence’s Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) has just been restored again to its former splendor. What makes this clock special… Read More il tempo vola and l’ora italica clock restored in florence

london’s dialogue collective at galerie hell, munich

Dialogue Collective at Galerie Hell in Munich While visiting Munich last month during Schmuck 2014, I came across a small gallery, Galerie Hell, featuring a group of contemporary jewelers who belong to the Dialogue Collective out of London. Each of the artists in the group made work specially for a concept: It’s 1888. Whitechapel in… Read More london’s dialogue collective at galerie hell, munich