atelier ted noten: lady killer vol. 1 for laikingland
atelier ted noten: lady killer vol. 1 for laikingland atelier ted noten: lady killer vol. 1 for laikingland
jul 04, 2011

atelier ted noten: lady killer vol. 1 for laikingland

‘lady killer vol.1’ by atelier ted noten + laikingland images courtesy of laikingland

poking a sturdy robotic finger in the face of conformity is ‘lady killer vol.1’, an unconventional jewelry box by atelier ted noten in collaboration with laikingland. mechanically complex but unassuming, the object is modeled after noten’s 2004 exhibition ‘unstaged’ where a set of full sized industrial robots guarded a safe possessing a single precious ring.

  off position

contained within a transparent case, the miniature robot is activated by the push of a button, its single prosthetic rising and rotating to graciously offer a golden gun-shaped ring. extending to eye-level, the machine presents the band – topped with a .50 carat diamond and hidden 2mm black diamond – and waits for the woman to accept. 

made using the latest 3D technologies, the mechanically operated arm is a limited edition piece available come october, 2011.

partially extended

(left) fully extended to eye level (right) detail

joint detail

detail of secured ring

detail of clasp and ring

.22 carat yellow gold ring with a 0.50 carat brilliant cut colorless diamond and a 0.03 carat 2mm brilliant cut black diamond

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