Collect Cool

Collect Cool featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Homa

Homa is designed to be a practical dual purpose artwork, changing from a ring to a necklace. It gives its user the option of choosing the function to stimulate the feeling of interaction amid the creator and the user. Since the inner ring is elastic, it can be adjusted based on the size of user’s finger. A rail mechanism, based on train wheels, is devised to turn the ring to a necklace. Choosing a rail mechanism and making the movable part of ring are the creative parts of this design. A simple lock has been utilized beneath this piece; so it could be fixed after getting in the Ring mode.

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Gabo

The Gabo ring was designed to encourage people to revisit the playful side of life which is usually lost when adulthood arrives. The designer was inspired by the memories of observing her son playing with his colorful magic cube. The user can play with the ring by rotating the two independent modules. By doing this, the gemstone color sets or the position of the modules can be matched or mismatched. Besides the playful aspect, the user has the choice of wearing a different ring everyday.

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Dance Anatomy

The inspiration behind Dance Anatomy collection lies in contemporary dance and represents a reinterpretation of a human body. The author studied the captured positions of dancers and the processes existing in their bodies and further translated these processes into graphic language and came up with the forms and silhouettes that further became wearable objects (earrings, pendants, rings).

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The New Chinoiserie

Inspired by Chinoiserie, the 18th century’s prominent Oriental Rococo style, this collection uses traditional Oriental elements such as peony, bamboo weaving, puzzle balls, and jade and reinterpreted with edgy fashionable elements. The set is made of solid bronze with 18 karat gold plating and was made by direct metal laser 3D printing, without moulding, casting and welding. The set integrates Embedded Gemstones, a signature feature and technique developed by the GemX team, making jewelry with metal 3D printing with embedded gemstones without welding.

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Ohgi

Mimaya Dale, the designer of the Ohgi ring has delivered a symbolic message with this ring. Her inspiration of the ring came from positive meanings that Japanese folding fans have and how much they are loved in the Japanese culture. She uses 18K Yellow gold and a sapphire for the material and they bring out luxurious aura. Moreover, the folding fan sits on a ring in an angle which give a unique beauty. Her design is a unity between East and West.

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Good Fortune Gourd

Good Fortune Gourd collection is a creative combination of Chinese good meaning, multiple wearing manner and new industrial technology. "Gourd" is a homophone for "Good Fortune" in Chinese. Unique style of the gourd shape for this jewelry series lies in the "Good Fortune" hidden in the gourd and the design of the abstract and enjoyable curves closely follows the shape of two Chinese characters of "Big Fortune". 3D printing technology is used in this 18k gold series, and it can greatly improve efficiency of the jewelry processing workshop.

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