JungHee Kim Tree of Life Ring
Tree of Life Ring is Silver Design Award winner in 2015 - 2016 Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Award Category.
Tree of Life Ring

A sacred symbol of vitality, 'Tree of Life' inspired this design. The long-cherished desire for immortality is instilled in this piece. Three branches strech out from this ring band towad the sky. One branch has a gem to show the infinitely ‘regenerated vitality,’ the other branch has a pearl to symbolize a ‘fruit of wisdom’ and the third branch reify an ‘eye of wisdom’ through which people perceive the world. Gems different in shape and color were set at the tip of each branch and the combination of different gems represents the complexity and diversity of life.

Tree of Life Ring
JungHee Kim Tree of Life
JungHee Kim Ring
JungHee Kim design
JungHee Kim design
JungHee Kim

Junghee Kim graduated from Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea in Metal Craft, holds a Master’s Degree in Metal Craft from Kookmin University. She completed Culture and Arts Program for CEO from Korea National University of Arts. She worked for Gemopia and Jewelry Park, top ranking Korean jewelry companies, as a head of design department. She is a numerous jewelry design awards winner including Korea Design Exhibition in 2004. Since she launched her own brand, PhoeBe, in 2001, she has reinvented the old into the modern and handcrafted beautiful pieces that can be admired beyond the time.


'PhoeBe' has been expressed the woman wearing jewelry which had the noble beauty in the middle ages based on modern aesthetics which was origins of classics. PhoeBe is harmonious design with both modernity and classic from naturalism, it is also symbolized as the wedding jewelry for noblesse who dreams rich and happy life. The design philosophy of 'PhoeBe' is created unique jewelry for only one and it is pursuit of beauty and fascinated worth which is unchanged as time goes by. It is also philosophy of PhoeBe comes to life again as a high quality wedding jewelry.