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Pleated Collection

About this project

Emulating stiff pleated fabric, shards of reflective glass and of course folded paper, the Pleated Collection has an art deco like quality with a contemporary edge. Each design has been meticulously hand carved from jewellers wax, cast in precious metals and matt finished to give a soft, subtle sheen.

Pricing

£35 — £295

Keywords

Geometric, art deco, contemporary jewellery, handmade jewellery, fairtrade, fairtrade gold, silver, pleated

Disciplines

Jewellery, Metal work, Design

Materials

Precious metal, Metal
Silver & 18ct Fairtrade yellow gold 'Wings Necklace'
Photographer: James Parsons
An angled butterfly-like necklace, handmade in Brighton from sterling silver and solid 18ct Fairtrade yellow gold. Each section has been carefully hand carved from wax and cast in precious metals. A matt finish gives both the silver and gold a subtle tone, and the pleats softly reflect the light at different angles as you move. It comes hallmarked and hangs from a strong yet lightweight hayseed chain, which is adjustable between 16
Pleated Silver Star Necklace
Photographer: James Parsons
This was the first piece in the collection, with all other designs stemming from and inspired by it. The idea was to emulate shards of glass and stiff pleated fabric, with the sunburst lines and angled edges giving it an art deco like quality.
Pleated Silver Wave Necklace
Photographer: James Parsons
An arch of layered pleats makes up this asymmetric silver necklace. The wave spans out winglike, peaking at one end. Each pleat has been meticulously hand carved (front and back) from jewellers wax and then cast in silver. The angles and bevelled edges reflect the light playfully, and give it a contemporary yet art deco styling.

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Disciplines Jewellery, Metal work, Traditional, Design
Materials Precious metal
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