NANA

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Expanding our exploration of forms and materials, we are working with a traditional Japanese technique of enamel- shippoyaki, in this capsule collection. The phrase translates as "seven treasures". The name nana is inspired by the etymology of this technique since seven in Japanese is both expressed as “shi" or “nana”. Each enamel is first painted on a brass backing, then paired with sterling silver designs of seven variations. As enamels are unique products of chemical reaction from glass pigment and heat, we felt it would be best to highlight the jewel-toned colors by simplifying the designs in abstract shapes. The name is particularly fitting since it also serves as a dedication to Charlotte's grandmother, who introduced her to this form of jewellery.