Distancing and isolation brought us closer together, as memories kept us together during these challenging times. Emotions are entwined in our heirloom jewelry, treasure trove of our lives.
Meaningful treasures we keep closer to our hearts, as Grandma’s locked pearls; forgotten charms and pendants; small finds taken from our drawer of memories.
A visual diary, a scrapbook becomes a necklace, that reminds us of: an exotic trip, an anniversary, a child birth, mom’s gift, the first jewelry purchase, my first job. Up-Cycling turns to be a popular trend for designers who are finding old pieces in auctions, flea markets, old factories and break apart old jewelry giving new life to a new generation of Jewelry. Still maintaining the heritage value these master pieces have new meaning.
This process creates a new movement for sustainable design and ethical practices, nothing is wasted from metal; pearls and diamonds; carved stones, miniatures and all sorts of curiosities. De-constructing and Re-constructing new treasures for a conscious consumers who’s seeking poetry as well new values in luxury.