Omnia Vincit Amor
Omnia Vincit Amor
Omnia Vincit Amor
Omnia Vincit Amor

Challenge 2022 | Carlo Lucidi

Omnia Vincit Amor

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Carlo Lucidi Italy

Omnia Vincit Amor pendant

Piece created for Challenge 2022 Jewelry and Literature

Materials silver

Size 54x30x25mm


Omnia Vincit Amor is a series of jewels about love. A love as the one described in Plato’s Symposium. In his speech inside that composition, Aristophanes tells about human beings and human condition. According to him, we are nothing but a half creature, looking for its lost couple to rejoin the unity.

These works are obtained by manipulating two balls of casting wax with the hands. I prepared this material through a traditional method, in a mixture of paraffin, rosin and beeswax.

The two spheres mix, attach and unite, until they completely merge into each other. Love wins everything.