Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Hanwen Shen - MA Fashion Artefact

Hanwen Shen showed her collection of 'nape pieces' as part of the London College of Fashion MA Showtime Exhibition.
As a jeweller she has noted that there is a tendancy to focus on forward vision and the wearing of jewellery on the front of the body rather than the back. To challenge this she has created a collection of nape pieces in which the sinuous curves blur the distinction between front and back, neck and hair.

Shown left is; 24k gold collar neckpiece.

Shown right is; nickel and black nickel nape piece

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