Art

The Pride of Japanese Jewelers - Japanese Art Jewelry Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi

2018.07.18

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The Japanese Art Jewelry Exhibition is an unparalleled opportunity to take in the artists, ateliers and experienced jewelers who create work that could only be born from Japanese craftsmanship, sense of beauty, and nature. At Nihombashi Mitsukoshi this occasion also marks 110 years since our Jewelry Section was first opened. Take this chance to celebrate the here and now of Japanese jewelry from July 18th to 23rd.

While jewelry in the contemporary sense was originally a western art form, in using Japanese sensibilities and craft creators have now realized works that truly represent Japanese beauty different from their Western origins. At this exhibition the "Art Jewelry" of these creatives that combines beauty with Made in Japan craft will be displayed in conjunction with antique Western jewelry side by side.

Technique - A fusion of Japanese traditional craftsmanship and Western Aesthetics
NOBUKO ISHIKAWA(Founder of NOBUKO ISHIKAWA)

Representing Japanese traditional kogei craftsmanship and engraving, we find NOBUKO ISHIKAWA. For this exhibition they will be displaying their latest collection for 2018 where every piece has a story to tell.

216_02.jpg"Swan Castle" Broach and pendent 4,104,000 yen

216_03.jpg"A Tune of Love" Broach and pendant 2,754,000 yen including tax

Design - Works that capture the instant beauty bursts into bloom, just in the same way as a classic landscape painting
OKURADO (Jeweler)

With work filled with Japanese motifs, and also bringing in Japanese perspectives aesthetics, OKURADO aims to share a fresh perspective on Japonism with a new generation.

216_04.jpgHydrangea motif platinum and diamond broach and necklace 972,000 yen including tax

Antique - Timeless Pieces Picked out for their Exceptional Beauty
Curated by Nakajima Masami(Owner of Bond Street Japan)

Drawing on decades of experience working in London, as well as his own experience designing original jewelry, owner of Bond Street Japan Nakajima Masami invites you to enjoy fine antiques pieces that have passed his expert appraisal.

216_05.jpg(Craftsmen Unknown) Pair of broaches in platinum, natural pearls and diamonds (England, dated to around 1910)
13,500,000 yen including tax


Japanese Art Jewelry Exhibition


Location

Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store 7F, Exhibition Space

Floor guide

Dates

July 18th - 23rd, 10:00-19:00 (The exhibition will close at 18:00 on the final day)

Exhibiting Artists

NOBUKO ISHIKAWA, OKURADO, MINORU-MIKI, Tsukasa Muramatsu, Morio Funkakushi, Koji Mitani, Norio Kawada, Keiko Nagasaka, Jewelry Crest - Takaki Suo, Shigeru Imai, Maiko Nagayama, JAUME LABRO, Bond Street.

Admittance is free of charge

URL: http://www.mitsukoshiguide.jp/artjewelry/



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