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Nine Origin 2730 Limited Edition

Nine origin 2730 is our tribute to the way hand made designer eyewear should always be made. No shortcuts, just pure Japanese know-how that has been brought down through generations in order to be able to make the perfect product. A combination optical frame, made from original Japanese made acetate, grade 2 medical Titanium and Beta Titanium. In order to obtain the flexibility and lightness of this piece, we had to create an even more delicate and complicated structure than normally used for optical frames.

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The Garden

Combining modern formation of design philosophy with classic Chinese aesthetics, The Garden is a fine jewelry collection that made of nephrite and jadeite, gold, ruby and diamond. The exquisite metal structure presents the combination of virtual and real, meanwhile emphasize the concise beauty of jade.

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Taq Kasra

Taq Kasra, which means kasra arch, is the memento of The Sasani Kingdom that is now in Iraq. This pendant inspired by the geometry of Taq kasra and greatness of former sovereignties that was in their structure and subjectivism, has been used in this architectural method to make this ethos. The most important attribute is it’s modern design that has made it a piece with a distinct view so that form the side view it looks like a tunnel and brings subjectivism and form the frontal view it has made an arched space.

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Bauhaus

The Bauhaus timepiece was envisioned to be elemental and yet, bold; an effortless blend of elegance with simplicity. It embraces the power of design with a thoughtful expression of urban minimalism. While extracting elements from the Miesian style such as clean lines and a minimal framework, the timepiece expands on the concept by defying symmetry and conformity with subtle elements. The little breaks in consistency creates a final model that exudes versatility and boldness. It is a respectful understanding of the past while fiercely defining the future.

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Moonshine

The inspiration of this piece was from a Japanese painting called The Great Wave off Kanagawa, it also took the meaning from an ancient Chinese poem. The shape of the wave was the element from the painting, the designer used blue sapphires to represent the waves, however the concept of the moon was from the poem, the dangling yellow sapphire also gave the earring some movements. In Chinese culture, moon represents reunion and good memories. The designer would like to express the traditional Asian culture through the piece.

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Arch

The designer receives inspiration from the shape of arch structures and rainbow. Two motifs – an arch shape and a drop shape, are combined to create a single 3 dimensional form. By combining minimal lines and forms and utilizing simple and common motifs, the result is a simple and elegant ring that is made bold and playful by providing space for energy and rhythm to flow. From different angles the shape of the ring changes – the drop shape is viewed from front angle, arch shape is viewed from side angle, and a cross is viewed from top angle. This provides stimulation for the wearer.

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