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Ocean Waves

Oceanic waves necklace is a beautiful piece of contemporary jewelry. The design's fundamental inspiration is the ocean. It's vastness, vitality and purity are the key elements projected in the necklace. The designer has used a good balance of blue and white to present a vision of splashing waves of the ocean. It is handmade in 18K white gold and studded with diamonds and blue sapphire. The necklace is quite large yet delicate. It is designed to match all forms of outfits, but is more suited to be paired with a neckline that it will not overlap.

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Spongla

The idea of circular economy and resource efficiency is spreading globally among designers as well. She is focusing on objects made of unique secondary raw materials which have been seldom or never used by artists. Therefore she has chosen old foam mattresses to get big amount of sponge for her work. She has been inspired by the new idea of circular economy. How to use recycled sponge for making jewellery at the first sight not obviously made of waste? She has to prove that jewellery made from waste can rival with jewellery made of brand new materials.

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Giorno/Notte

Giorno/Notte born from the desire to innovate the traditional clock twelve hours and introduce a new reading of twenty-four hours. To do this the hour hand assumes greater importance than the one of the minutes and therefore becomes longer. The movement of the hours is highlighted by a circle that represents the sun, or the moon during the night, as it turns around a planet on the orbit of the hours, while a stylised arrow indicates the minutes in an inner circumference.

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Seahorse

Frangue team wanted to create a pendant for men which depicts beauty and power of a real warrior with Norse sea waters. A citrine stone symbolizes the Norse sea water in its dark- brownish colour. And a seahorse is a symbol of power and beauty. This design is unique in its heart - a gemstone creates a beautiful congac color when a light hits it and radiates all around.

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Atto Verticale

Wrist watch with a mechanical hand wound movement assembled on an aluminum colored case. In between two sapphire glasses the movement floats on the strap, matching with the shape and the colors of the case. The interchangeable strap has two tone: the front follows the color of the inner ring, the back is the case color. The matte finishing of the bottom sapphire crystal shows the transparent silhouette of the movement. Atto Verticale has nine color versions with two materials strap: canvas or leather.

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Isi

Isi it is a project that consists in a convertible pendant for woman and man in 18Kt of gold and diamonds 3,6 ct, but it is available also in silver and other stones. The jewel peculiarity is the capability to change shape in just one move. The transformation happens thanks to an easy mechanism that has been patented. Starting from a geometric shape like a sphere, it can change into a cross or other shapes, depending on the model. Historically the jewel recall the creativity of the jewelers and watchmakers of the 1800s and early 1900s.

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