SOFT CONSTRUCTION–jewellery, German silver, rubber-Nikolay Sardamov

SOFT CONSTRUCTION


Year of Creation 2005

This collection consists of pendants, necklaces and bracelets. The pieces are built of metal sheet elements in square form with round holes. They are held together by rubber loops, put in different ways through the holes. The pieces combine the elasticity of rubber and the rigidity of the metal and the contrast of the black rubber and the shiny white metal. These two seemingly incompatible materials interact in an intriguing way and build an organic unity. Depending on the way the rubber band is put through the holes in the metal squares, different structures emerge and decorative pieces with a different character are formed. The rubber bands are both a decorative and a functional element.

When touched, these seemingly static, geometrical pieces become elastic, soft and comfortable to wear. My idea is to use one module as a base for a series of pieces with completely different character and expression. This is my interpretation of a contemporary piece of jewellery.


Photography: Angel Penchev

SOFT CONSTRUCTION–BANGLE, German silver, rubber-Nikolay Sardamov

BANGLE, German silver, rubber


SOFT CONSTRUCTION–NECKLACE 1, German silver, rubber-Nikolay Sardamov

NECKLACE, German silver, rubber


SOFT CONSTRUCTION–NECKLACE 2, German silver, rubber-Nikolay Sardamov

NECKLACE, German silver, rubber


SOFT CONSTRUCTION–NECKLACE 3, German silver, rubber-Nikolay Sardamov

NECKLACE, German silver, rubber


SOFT CONSTRUCTION–BANGLE 2, German silver, rubber-Nikolay Sardamov

BANGLES, German silver, rubber