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By welding on industrial material - stainless steel rods and tubing - the cladding line transforms machined material into functional ornamentation, producing both smoothness/comfort for wearability and aesthetic potential.

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This jewelry functions as a corporeal translation of cladding, moving it from its primary spaces of building and architecture into new territory.

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“Architecture is how the person places herself in the space, whereas fashion is about how you place the object on the person. You could say that the fashion collaborations are fragments of what could occur in architecture.”

- Zaha Hadid

read more about the research that inspired this work here....