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Melanie Georgacopoulos - Athens Jewelry Week 2020

Melanie Georgacopoulos

Asymmetric Double Pearl Nacre Ring

Ring

18ct White Gold with White Mother of Pearl and 13mm & 11mm White South Sea Pearls

Double Pearl Nacre Bangle

Bangle

18ct Yellow Gold with Golden Mother of Pearl and 12mm Golden South Sea Pearls

Exposed Pearl Nacre Bangle

Bangle

18ct White Gold with White Mother of Pearl and 13mm White South Sea Pearl

Asymmetric Nacre Ring

Ring

18ct Yellow Gold with Peacock Mother of Pearl and 13mm Tahitian Pearl

Double Pearl Nacre Ring

Ring

18ct Rose Gold with Lavender Mother of Pearl and 13mm & 11mm Lavender Freshwater Pearls

 


I believe that jewelry should not only be worn but also exist in its own right since it is an object, which of course ultimately needs to find its place on the body.

Someone who experiences my work, should instantly recognize the classic jewelry elements; gold, pearls, and MOP, but as they try to categorize each piece (as a bangle or a ring) they may find themselves unsure about what it is or how to wear it. It is precisely this reaction of recognition yet confusion, and the fine line between sculpture and jewelry that fascinates me.

Looking beyond the inherent value of materials I am interested in exploring color and forms which disorientate, intrigue, and ultimately delight.


https://www.melaniegeorgacopoulos.com/