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British Academy of Jewellery.

Shu by Vilya Ou

Exhibition  /  12 May 2016  -  01 Jun 2016
 
Published: 02.05.2016
Vilya Ou. Earrings: Koi Earring, 2016. Silver, silk. 2.3 x 3.4 x 0.6 cm. Vilya Ou
Earrings: Koi Earring, 2016
Silver, silk
2.3 x 3.4 x 0.6 cm
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Intro
The delicate silk work of Shu embroidery is as precious as gemstones. I decided to set it, gem-like, into a silver bezel. In this series, I also incorporate two animal elements from traditional Chinese painting: the swallow, symbolizing a new start, and the Koi fish, which symbolizes good luck.