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Moon and Tides – In Between Hong Kong and Nagasaki

In collaboration with Mariko Tsuchiyama

“In my last show in Hong Kong, I asked people who came, ‘ When do you wear jewellery?’ Most of whom said ‘ I wear jewellery when I want to give myself a lift.’ or ‘ I wear jewellery when I want to be confident.’ Those responses asked me, ‘How does the emotion move in our mind?’ ‘How does jewellery get touched with us?”

Mariko is a designer and maker of handmade jewellery. She spent the early part of her career in the film industry. Later on, she held a public relations position at a French fashion house. She learned silversmithing at Hiko Mizuno College Of Jewellery (Tokyo), and at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (London). She worked for Marc Monzó in Spain, and Rosita Bonita in England.