JINJU KIM

Jinju Kim is originally from Seoul, Korea. She graduated from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee in 2008, now she is in MA course in London Metropolitan University.  Previouse exhibition include Queens Gallery, Dundee. Frames Gallery, Perth. New Designers, London

Etched silver,coral

About the Artist

Contemporary fine jewellery inspired by traditional head ornament, especially Korea and Britain.

I believe that jewellery is a dream which is power, wealth, hope and happiness. Jewels have compensated for three of mans basic insecurities: vanity, superstition and the desire for material wealth. Jewellerys glitter, colour and beautiful elements seem to stimulate mans spirit. I consider that what can be representing all of the peoples desire which is power, wealth and happiness. Then I found that could be a hair ornament such as tiara.

Materials include silver, non precious stone beads, fabric and thread with technique of intricate hand piecing, traditional jewellery making skills and beading.

 

Further Images

Ring No.3

Ring No.3

Silver,fabric,agate,india agate

Ring No.4

Ring No.4

etched silver,black agate,oxydized

Ring No.5

Ring No.5

Etched silver,coral


Ring No.7

Ring No.7

Etched silver,malachite

Ring No.8

Ring No.8

Etched silver,enamel

Ring No.9

Ring No.9

silver


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