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I started this blog a few month back because I wanted to express how individualistic I feel by styling a wearable art with my outfit. It is very rare to find people wearing bold jewellery with minimal outfits. This is how I met Aishwarya Mirikar, a recently graduated jewellery designer. She is a junior from college but our interaction grew only when I found her wearing this beautiful pendant at work one random day.
She comes from a Science background but somehow landed in Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery (IIGJ), Mumbai for her passion into jewellery. She is keen on jewellery making and specialised the same in her final year. She handcrafted each product for her collection that was designed for the graduation project. Her project was themed on Cubism as one can easily make it from her designs. This girl is brilliant at designing on CAD rather than hand sketching. She likes it more as she can play with various 3D forms on the design software. I must not forget to mention her favourite timepass is to watch Game of Thrones.
Aishwarya mentions that she drew her inspiration from the paintings and sculptures of the Cubism era that took place in the 20th century. The collection is solely based on the perspectives of Picasso for human figurines. The design in itself depicts the roots of cubism by their dismantling effect. She definitely played with different materials and finally decided to use Lucite, a form of plastic which is quite an unusual material to be used into jewellery, especially in India. Lucite is light in weight and is a brilliant material to add bold colours to your artwork. PS: Bold colours were also one of the highlights in this era.
Let’s have a look at the collection!!
Pendant for the bold woman, depicting the face of a man in 3 dimension
Pendant intricately depicting a face based on Picasso’s perspective
Currently, Aishwarya is working with the jewellery development team at Imaginarium, India’s largest 3D printing company. With this she aims to gain further experience from the industry and keep growing with a little success every time. It is always best to have conversation with such potential artists.
Taashaa X Aishwarya Mirikar
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