The artist Kirsten Hassenfeld creates paper sculptures in the image of beautifully crafted jewels. She introduces us to the extravagant and sumptuous world of luxury jewelry by working on paper as a precious material.
Hand crafted, these translucent paper jewelry forms intricate polygons, cut like diamonds. Kirsten Hassenfeld, a true work of meticulousness, cuts, folds and glues pieces of paper by incorporating the technique of quilling (this technique consists of rolling strips of paper to create decorative ornaments).
The designer began working on paper in 1999 and has produced several serial installations over the past decade, addressing the theme of luxury. Wealth, success and money are often represented by an abundance of luxurious jewels and the artist wanted us to dream through the realization of jewelry made from simple and ordinary materials.