Gaetano Pesce jewellery exhibition at Galerie Basia Embiricos, Paris

Gaetano Pesce, the accomplished Italian architect and furniture designer, woke up one day to discover that he had, quite inadvertently, created 250 pieces of jewellery. The brightly coloured resin rings, necklaces, bracelets and pins, which piled up in his New York studio and are now part of an exhibit at Galerie Basia Embiricos in Paris, started as a mere weekend hobby for the 73-year-old designer.

‘I’ve always liked working with materials I don’t know anything about,’ says Pesce. ‘So one day I just started experimenting, and slowly I started coming up with pieces that were quite innovative.’…

Gaetano Pesce jewellery exhibition at Galerie Basia Embiricos, Paris | Fashion | Wallpaper* Magazine http://ow.ly/fVHIL

Architect and designer Gaetano Pesce's first foray into jewellery design has resulted in an exhibition of 250 pieces. Pictured, is the 73-year-old designer's Cinzia necklace

Architect and designer Gaetano Pesce’s first foray into jewellery design has resulted in an exhibition of 250 pieces. Pictured, is the 73-year-old designer’s Cinzia necklace

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