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Gingko I

"Gingko I" ring is a research on the beauty of gingko leaves and natural patina that can be achieved with bronze. The base for the ring was carved manually from wax and then being cast in bronze. Four gingko leaves cast in bronze too and they are crowning the top in a sequence which creates a motion feeling. Different shades of blue and green patina finalizing the idea of motion by reminding a viewer about waves of an ocean.

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Dancing Pearls

The dancing pearls among the roaring waves of the sea, it is the outcome of inspiration from the ocean and pearls and it is a 3D model ring. This ring is designed with a combination of gold and colorful pearls with a special structure to implement the movement of the pearls between the roaring waves of the ocean. The pipe diameter has been chosen in a good size which makes the design robust enough to make the model manufacturable.

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Goddess

Independent, responsible, elegant and demanding. These characteristics of contemporary women are reflected in two different postures, one is standing, two feet level, shoulder-width, and the other is a one-knee lift. Holding and stepping on the precious stone respectively imply the value of self-cognition and the social value of undertaking. There are two pairs of gemstones of different sizes in the two positions, which have been cleverly calculated to be highly consistent.

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Persian Peacock

Persian peacock ring inspired by the peacock. In Persian mythology, the peacock is a symbol of paradise, regality, nobility and beauty. Emerald and Sapphire present peacock's feathers in green and blue. Different software packages used for designing and 3D-modelling the ring. Then, it 3D-printed in wax and direct cast in three parts. Finally, gemstones set on the ring by using Micro-setting technique. Top of the head and eyes plated in yellow gold.

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Wishing Well

Upon visiting a rose garden in her dreams, Tippy came upon a wishing well surrounded by roses. There, she looked into the well and saw the reflection of the night stars, and made a wish. The night stars are represented by the diamonds, and the ruby symbolizes her deepest passion, dreams, and hopes that she made at the wishing well. This design features a custom rose cut, hexagon ruby claw set in 14K solid gold. Little leaves are carved to show the texture of natural leaves. The ring band supports the flat top, and curves inward slightly. Ring sizes have to be mathematically calculated.

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Argo

Argo by Gravithin is a timepiece whose design is inspired by a sextant. It features an engraved double dial, available in two shades, Deep Blue and Black Sea, in honor of the Argo ship mythical adventures. Its heart beats thanks to a Swiss Ronda 705 quartz movement, while the sapphire glass and the strong 316L brushed steel ensure even more resistance. It is also 5ATM water-resistant. The watch is available in three different case colors (gold, silver, and black), two dial shades (Deep Blue and Black Sea) and six strap models, in two different materials.

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