ross lovegrove 3D prints gold rings for louisa guinness gallery
 
ross lovegrove 3D prints gold rings for louisa guinness gallery ross lovegrove 3D prints gold rings for louisa guinness gallery
nov 30, 2013

ross lovegrove 3D prints gold rings for louisa guinness gallery

‘foliates’ by ross lovegrove: 3D printed 18ct gold rings for louisa guinness gallery at design miami/
‘foliate V’, 2013
18ct gold
5.7 x 4.2cm
edition of 10
all images courtesy louisa guinness gallery

 

 

 

 ross lovegrove has designed ‘foliates’, a new series of rings presented for the louisa guinness gallery at design miami/. each of the six jewelry pieces in the collection have been conceived using digital modeling techniques and have been 3D printed in 18 carat gold. ‘the term foliates is derived from the botanical world of plants.’ says lovegrove. ‘it relates to leaves and leaf structures, their highly evolved shapes that are there to capture sunlight and rain. these rings and this collection appear is as if the very last virgin leaves of a tree or plant have unfurled from ones hand so that there is a relationship between the finger and the leaf, the gold appearing from the delicate void that I find so feminine and sensual and unattended.’ sitting lightly, the rings create a synergy between technology, materials, science and intelligent organic forms, exploring the dynamics in relation to space.

 

 

‘foliate I’, 2013
18ct gold
2.2 x 3.7cm
edition of 10

 

 

‘foliate II’, 2013
18ct gold
3.9 x 2.7cm
edition of 10

 

 

‘foliates III’, 2013
18ct gold
3.7 x 3cm
edition of 10

 

 

‘foliate IV’, 2013
18ct gold
3.7 x 5.3cm
edition of 10

 

 

‘foliate VI’, 2013
18ct gold
2.8x 6.7cm
edition of 10

  • Please put them in production and sell it online. Perhaps also a collection of brooches?

    Alexander Kandisaputro says:
  • Finally a 3D printed design that is beautifull and doesnt shoot bullets!

    james says:

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