Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring by Fabio Brazil & Henrique Murgel

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Vivit Collection

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Earrings and Ring

INSPIRATION:
Inspired by organic forms found in nature.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Inspired by forms found in nature, Vivit Collection creates an interesting and curious perception by the elongated shapes and swirling lines. Vivit pieces consist of bent 18k yellow gold sheets with a special black plating on the outer faces. The leaf-shaped earrings surrounds the earlobes so that it's natural movements creates an interesting dance between the black and gold – hiding and revealing the yellow gold underneath. The sinuosity of the forms and the ergonomic attributes of this collection present a fascinating play of light, shadows, glare and reflections.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
N/A

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project was developed in São Paulo, Brasil, and it took around six months from the first roughs to the final pieces.

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Earrings: Handmade, bent and cut 18k yellow gold sheet. Each pair consists of two folded sheets, with black rhodium plating on the outer faces. Includes 18k gold earring backs with black rhodium plating. Ring: Handmade, bent and cut 18k yellow gold sheet, with black rhodium plating on the outer faces. Employing traditional jewelry techniques in a low scale production ensures a strict quality control of raw material and the refined look of the finished piece.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Earrings: 27g / Dimensions: Width 27mm x Depth 20mm x Height 77mm Rings: 4g / Dimensions: Width 21mm x Depth 12mm x Height 29mm

TAGS:
Yellow, black, gold, earrings, ring, handmade, curves, movement, jewelry, design

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
N/A

CHALLENGE:
One of the biggest challenges in the production of Vivit pieces was set the curves corresponding to the project, and respecting the resistance of the bent gold plates. Another major challenge was the creation of the earrings mechanism that allows the parts to move freely, despite the pressure on each earlobe.

ADDED DATE:
2013-09-20 16:13:56

TEAM MEMBERS (2) :
Fabio Brazil and Henrique Murgel

IMAGE CREDITS:
Image #1: Photographer Erica Vighi
Image #2: Photographer Gigi Kassis, Vivit Collection Concept, 2013
Image #3: Photographer Erica Vighi
Image #4: Photographer Erica Vighi

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.brazil-murgel.com/vivit
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Brazil & Murgel

PROFILE:
Founded in 2010, Brazil & Murgel is a contemporary handmade jewelry company based in Sao Paulo - Brazil. The designers Fabio Brazil and Henrique Murgel explore the concrete and the intangible – shapes, textures, colors, smells and tastes are all sources of inspiration. Through their unique and special pieces of jewelry they reproduce the light, shadow, movement, sounds and sensations.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring by Fabio Brazil & Henrique Murgel is a Nominee in Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring by Fabio Brazil & Henrique Murgel is Winner in Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category, 2013 - 2014.

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