My Cab Sturdust in the Hell Ring

Designer Francesca Villa creates her jewellery around unique found objects. This ring has a fragment of a vintage matchbox at its centre, encased in a cabochon-cut rock crystal....

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$ 6,300.00
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Product code: FV1RI
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Francesca Villa
For Francesca Villa, an insatiable wanderlust results in a collection of unusual objets trouvés that she finds along the way. Anything from vintage Venetian beads, antique French glass buttons, or a rare talisman from Mali can form the basis of a ring, necklace or bracelet in her eponymous fine jewellery collection. By framing curios such as the vintage toy soldier trinkets that she found in a Parisian flea market into a pair of 18k rose gold hoop earrings, or setting a pin from an American electoral campaign into the heart of a ring and adding precious metals and gemstones around it, she gives each treasure new life as well as its own unique story to tell.