The jewels of 2020, in particular, perhaps, in this period, must contain some magic. That is, earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings are called to be real amulets for us that protect us a bit in these days of strange springs at home.
Here are 7 jewelry brands that we will certainly hear about: they come from all over the world and tell with their creations of dreams, hopes, nature, love.
Born in London and raised in Zambia, Rosh Mahtani studied French and Italian at the University of Oxford, where she graduated in 2012. The Supreme Poet inspired her to create her jewelry collection which she founded as a self-taught and who won also the The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. Each piece created by the designer takes inspiration from the words written by Dante Alighieri. In time of quarantine, she launched the #AverieriLoveLetters project: the designer asked friends to write a thought capable of bringing light in these days of coronavirus. The letters will be transformed into a capsule collection of jewelry that will be produced and hidden for future generations to find.
Ivi Kyratzi, the designer of the brand that bears her first name, Cypriot of origin, studied business in the United Kingdom before embarking on Fashion Design studies at Parsons in New York. After graduating, following her heart and mind, she decides to venture to Los Angeles where she currently lives and shapes her jewelry collection. IVI was born in 2016, when the jewelry designer meets Gabriele Veneri, who opens the doors of her factory in Tuscany to her. Next to his “Hollywood Gold” collection that pays homage to his adopted city, Ivi Kyratzi has collaborated on the first collection of jewelry signed Agnona, for spring / summer 2020 jewelry.
The jewelry designer Petra Mohylova is self-taught and presents her artistic creations in galleries around the world, from Brazil to Romania via Italy, where she exhibited at the Artistar Jewels 2019 event in Milan. Her jewels are real amulets rich in symbolic elements from different cultures and capable of bringing luck; another ever-present element is color, often mixed with pearls.
Olga Van Doorn Jewelry
Olga van Doorn, after studying at the Vakschool Edelsmeden in Amsterdam, launched her Olga van Doorn Jewelry brand in 2019. The creative exhibited her creations in Amsterdam (2017), Paris (2019) and Milan (2019) where she exhibited on the occasion of the Artistar Jewels competition during Milan Jewelry Week. In addition to his technical studies in jewelry design, his creations also include his studies in the medical field: each jewel reflects the desire for beauty and at the same time the condition of transience and vulnerability of living beings. Her jewels are therefore characterized by organic shapes with a fragile appearance and delicate beauty.
Eéra was born from the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of two friends, Chiara Capitani and Romy Blanga, who founded it in 2019. The starting point of the jewelry design brand was a trip to Tokyo, where the two friends discovered a spring carabiner in a vintage Tokyo store that has become their fetish. Earrings, bracelets and rings are offered in gold, silver and diamonds and can be enriched with charms and compounds between them.
The former Swiss student of the prestigious Haute École d’art et de design de Genève – HEAD was known in the world of fashion thanks to her victory in Hyères in 2017 of the Grand Prix of the Première Vision jury where she had competed in the clothing category. Her jewels blend metals and crystalline experiments with urethane, a synthetic material with a plastic and transparent effect. Each jewel is created by hand in the creative laboratory.
After graduating from the Studio Berçot in Paris, Helena Thulin worked with Chloé, Simone Rocha and Sonia Rykiel before giving life to the brand that bears her name in 2018. In her atelier in Paris she creates jewels in colored crystals and Swarovski that are inspired the variety of botanical species found in nature. Each jewel has the name of a flower and tells it, through the light that is reflected through the crystals that compose it.