Tiffany & Co is celebrating the brand new Tiffany Lock assortment with a second collaboration with artist Daniel Arsham, who has created a particular version of 99 sculptures and a restricted version bangle.
The Bronze Eroded Tiffany Padlock sculpture nods to Tiffany & Co’s historical past, with the jewelry home’s gross sales of practical padlocks courting from the late nineteenth century. It was a motif quickly assimilated into designs from key rings, cash clips and brooches to right now’s new Tiffany Lock assortment.
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Within the sculpture, Arsham nods each to this heritage and the aesthetic of his Future Relics sequence, which rethinks right now’s objects as gadgets of historic word (his current collaboration with Rimowa positioned an ‘eroded’ turntable inside a suitcase). Right here, the eroded bronze sculptures, handled with a hand-applied patina, intertwine references each to Tiffany & Co’s distinctive blue hue and the pure erosion that comes with time. Inside, a hid Tiffany & Co x Arsham Studio Lock bangle set with diamonds and tsavorites nods to the vivid inexperienced first seen in Tiffany & Co creations in 1974.
The brand new piece builds on this yr’s jewelry assortment, Tiffany Lock, itself a chic image of practical design. 4 new kinds in 18ct yellow and rose gold characteristic a clasp with a swivelling mechanism, in an echo of the padlock’s type.
‘The gathering was designed with the thought of re-envisioning the padlock – a product Tiffany had supplied previous to the Fifties. We remodeled it into a logo of unbreakable bonds and inclusivity with the spirit of “No Guidelines. All welcome”. Tiffany Lock is supposed for everybody,’ says Alexandre Arnault, government vice chairman, product and communications at Tiffany & Co. ‘Taking affect from the padlock, the mechanism behind Lock echoes its performance and was particularly designed by our Tiffany Jewellery Design and Innovation Workshop. The clasp opens and closes when the U-bar is pulled from the notch space, which prompts the spring contained in the bracelet.’
The brand new design stays devoted to Tiffany & Co’s distinctive stylish minimalism. Provides Arnault: ‘Our designs are rooted in balancing our heritage with modernity and the brand new Tiffany Lock bangles are an amazing instance of this method.’
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