Archive for August, 2012

FORBIDDEN APPLE

FORBIDDEN APPLE

August 30th, 2012  .  by ellolite

In Snow White, the forbidden red apple brings her to her death. I’ve used the apple as a metaphor and turned it into a locket that depicts the apple as a whole, as a slice, as well as  with a bite. These depictions are to remind us to be cautious to our surroundings and that things may [...]

WELCOME ELLOLITE

WELCOME ELLOLITE

August 29th, 2012  .  by ellolite

Hello friends! As you may notice, I have changed my name Primula to Ellolite. Ellolite is originated from a combination of my name, Ellen, plus ammolite, which it equals Ellolite! It’s a fresh start and I am very excited for all the new things coming in the future. Although I switched to WordPress, I didn’t [...]

IN A PEACEFUL SATURDAY AFTERNOON

IN A PEACEFUL SATURDAY AFTERNOON

August 29th, 2012  .  by ellolite

I made my friend a necklace for her coming birthday. It’s a square with tiny twist which I made the surface uneven. I got the idea from looking at a pile of papers on my desk. Some are smooth and new, and some are wrinkly and folded. The wrinkly paper has an appealing surface which [...]

ANNIVERSARY

ANNIVERSARY

August 29th, 2012  .  by ellolite

I recently made a pair of rings for a married couple Mr. Hans and Ms. Amy. Every year. They have a tradition to purchase rings for celebrating their anniversary. Luckily, I was chosen to design for them and to be included in this wonderful celebration. Instead of plain band ring, I made the first capital [...]

INFINITE

INFINITE

August 29th, 2012  .  by ellolite

A recent piece of custom design for Jay Chiu’s lovely wife.14K Palladium White Gold with 10 diamonds and text engraving. This is a meaningful necklace containing lots of Jay and Victoria’s love stories. Even though Jay lives in Montreal and Victoria lives in Taiwan, distance didn’t break them up but pull them even closer.  

STACKABLE RINGS

STACKABLE RINGS

August 28th, 2012  .  by ellolite

Here are beautiful stackable rings I made for BlackBird for part of their new collection. They are elegant and stylish while wearing them either alone or all three together. More alternation could be made with choices of synthetic or semi-precious gems and etc…BlackBird will have a Trunk Show on December 1st at 249 Crawford St., Toronto Ontario [...]

A PRESENT

A PRESENT

August 28th, 2012  .  by ellolite

This is a 14 Y, 14 W gold with palladium and sterling silver mokume gane bangle I made for my mother. Making mokume gane requires complex process, skill and patience. Although I learned it couples years ago while studying at OCAD, I have never tried and made it into an object because it looked very difficult at the time. After years of [...]

GINKGO BILOBA IN SPRING

GINKGO BILOBA IN SPRING

August 28th, 2012  .  by ellolite

I actually just found out that my works has been showing in a clip for promoting MAAD program from OCAD. They are Ginkgo Biloba neck pieces. I have no idea when this clip was shot. Anyways, it’s amazing!! YAY~