Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry-Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring

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Interview with Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : Vivit Collection was inspired by organic forms and behaviours found in nature. The main idea was to create memorable pieces able to arouse curiosity of the beholder by means like animals and humans use to seduce - dancing. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : We hope to take part in different galleries/stores and expositions around the world, to expose the collection as much as we can. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : It took us around six months to design and develop the whole production process. The project presented a lot of challenges in every production steps that required several tests and researches until we finally achieved the best results. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : We design and produce all of our jewels, selling them at our website www.brazil-murgel.com and some physical stores. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : Vivit is a latin word meaning a thing or someone that lives. Vivit Collection has a life of its own - through its fluid and swirling lines it dances, hiding and revealing the inner golden surface, with the intention to intrigue and seduce. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : From roughs we developed 3d models to better study the shapes. Then we created physical models in different materials such as paper and wax before heading to the first tests in metal. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : The leaf-shaped earrings surrounds the earlobes so that it's natural movements creates an interesting dance between the black and gold – hiding and revealing the yellow gold underneath. The sinuosity of the forms and the ergonomic attributes of this collection present a fascinating play of light, shadows, glare and reflections. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : We worked with experienced goldsmiths to get the right curves and shapes, as to develop the movement mechanism of the earrings. The special black plating also required technical skills from a team of engineers and physics specialized in surface engineering. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry : It is a way to get more recognition and a larger exposure of our design and brand. .

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