Julie Begin - Scorched Ring
Julie Begin - Scorched Ring
Julie Begin - Scorched Ring
Julie Begin - Scorched Ring

Julie Begin - Scorched Ring

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Following a career as studio makeup designer, Julie Bégin chose to pursue her exploration of issues relating to identity through the medium of contemporary jewellery. Julie Bégin’s art jewellery practice revolves around a search for clarity and simplicity of form. Each of her pieces are unique, architectural show stoppers in their own right and a worthy addition to the jewellery lover's collection.

This ring is part of Julie's Shou Sugi Ban Collection. This series, composed of pieces made from sterling silver and wood charred by hand, is inspired by an ancient Japanese technique, traditionally used in architectural cladding. The wood, which appears to be ruined by fire, is made flameproof and rot resistant, while acquiring a unique look. Shou Sugi Ban is part of a symbolic approach, where the use of charred wood evokes a personal transformation, profound and intimate; the meeting of fire and wood, energy and matter. This collection offers a powerful aesthetic in which sterling silver, worked in a stilt structure, offers support to the crackled black wood. Strength and delicacy come from the harmonious meeting of these materials, so different, yet complimentary.

Designed and handcrafted by Julie Bégin in Montreal, QC

0.8" wide, 0.25" tall

Only available in size 6

Sterling silver, hand torched wood

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