The inspiration of this ring is the bowl which has been used by Ottoman Sultans. It was believed that those who drank water from this bowl decorated with charms and prayers would find healing.That original bowl diameter is 16cm and made by brass in 17th Century. The part between the bowl and the ring refers the imperial standard of the Ottoman Empire.It is exhibited in Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The person whose this ring belongs to always will be healthy and protected. The ring is made of 14K Gold, diamond and ruby. Within the bowl it has written 99 different names of God which refers the numbers, letters and symbols used in the original bowl which has been used by Ottoman Sultans. The part between the bowl and the ring refers the imperial standard of the Ottoman Empire.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The ring is best worn on the middle finger.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project was developed in September 2014 in Istanbul. The project was finished and exhibited in February 2016 in Istanbul.
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The ring is made of 14K Gold, 0.06CT Diamond, 0.56CT Ruby and manufactured by craftsman in Grand Bazaar.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The bowl R: 290mm x H.90mm
Ring, Jewellery, Jewellery Design, Gold, Ruby, Diamond, Unique, Sacred, Handmade
The challenge is to create a similar shape of the sacred bowl used by Ottoman Sultans.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Gulsah Surel Erdem & House of DIV, 2015.