American type meets Danish design within the second collaboration between Khaite and Elhanati, with 11 limited-edition jewelry items encapsulating the geometric design codes of each manufacturers.
‘Khaite and I’ve an analogous method to handcraft,’ says Elhanati founder, jewelry designer Orit Elhanati. ‘Cate’s [Holstein, founder of Khaite] designs are like silhouettes, they full the girl. I’m impressed by the female expression in her designs. My jewelry turns into part of the bearer, one thing that’s timeless and to maintain. The daring strains and gentle mud on the items have a singular steadiness, one thing that embraces each Cate’s and my method to craftsmanship and sweetness.’
The primary necklaces to end result from the partnership – together with a pendant, a choker and lariat types – be part of a bracelet, hair jewelry and earrings. The items, in 24ct gold-coated silver, are studded with polished black spinels in a contemporary replace on a traditional artwork deco aesthetic, marrying hypnotising patterns with textured varieties.
‘We continued constructing on the artwork deco feeling, with the gold mud, including in bigger assertion items and extra delicate on a regular basis jewelry,’ Elhanati provides. ‘The choker necklace and bracelet have an empowering feeling to them, and when sporting the items they’ve a decadent look, like miniature sculptures.’
Each designers share an appreciation of the artwork deco interval, capturing the timelessness of the design in jewelry rife with romantic references.
Says Elhanati: ‘The black spinels take me again to the starry skies, they sparkle in a particular method. The feel with gold mud is wealthy and gives this very particular classic look. The way in which we work, the mud could be very particular, it’s very fantastic and delicate, so we needed to get this steadiness excellent. As Cate and I are separated by oceans, the method to getting the proper steadiness was solely attainable by way of ongoing letters to make sure each bit embraces Elhanati x Khaite essence.
‘We each come from a spot the place the handcraft is the essence of what we create. The sexiness, the mystique, the girl’s type, the way in which you’ll be able to play with small changes to boost the expression by way of clothes and supplies. We’re each very true to our personal creativity and that is what you’ll be able to see in all the items from the gathering.’
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