Joana Varela Jewels Portugal

Muscle Trilogy

necklace > 80.00€


Piece created for

Tincal lab Challenge 2019 Jewelry and Anatomy


Materials | copper, cotton cord

Size | 60x60x5mm (copper pendant)


Our body consists of about 600 muscles. Generally speaking there are three types of muscles, all with different characteristics depending on their function. This is what Joana Varela did: from one set of muscles she created three variations. A smooth, two-dimensional geometric shape focused on the contours. Another, stronger, robust and three-dimensional using the chiseling technique. Finally, a more fun and appealing for its colors, through the use of resin.



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