R ETHICAL has announced a collaboration jewelry with NGO Turquoise Mountain.
Turquoise Mountain, founded in 2006 by Prince Charles of the United Kingdom, is an international non-profit organization that preserves historical cultural properties and passes on traditional techniques.
This time, R ETHICAL sympathized with Turquoise Mountain's efforts to improve goldsmithing technology and develop the economy in Myanmar, so we visited the country and designed it.
This goldsmith project is supported by Aung San Suu Kyi.
The K18 gold used in the material is mined and refined in Myanmar.
In addition, the natural stone is mined, cut, and polished in Myanmar, making it possible to procure transparent materials.
The collection is
It expresses the vitality of hope within its delicacy.
``Hope'' that can open up your destiny by acquiring it.
Jewelry that becomes.
``Hope'' is embedded in ``Filigran,'' a traditional technique passed down in Myanmar.
``Filigran'' is made of openwork and filigree work, and although the construction is delicate, it has an orderly uniformity in its curves.
In addition, by incorporating plants into the motif, you can feel the strength and full of vitality.
Held from February 7th to 13th, 2018
From the event at Matsuya Ginza 1F SPACE OF GINZA
We will start handling it.
TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN WAS FOUNDED IN 2006 BY HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES, AND IS A NON-PROFIT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION THAT REGENERATES HISTORIC CITIES AND SPURS THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF TRADITIONAL CRAFT INDUSTRIES.
TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN MYANMAR PROMOTES AND PRESERVES TRADITIONAL CRAFTS BY SUPPORTING ARTISANS TO DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS AND CONNECT TO WIDER DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETS. JP ETHICAL DESIGNER MARI HOSHI DESIGNS THE JEWELRY PIECES SHOWCASED IN THIS CATALOGUE IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL ARTIS ANS AND DESIGNERS.
PRESERVING & PROMOTING MYANMAR TRADITIONAL CRAFTS
THE PIECES ARE MADE OF 18K SOLID MYANMAR GOLD, COMBINED WITH SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES FROM THE VALLEY OF MOGOK AND HANDCRAFTED BY LOCAL ARTISANS IN YANGON.