The Avant Garde Diaries presents fashion film ‘Rising + Falling’, featuring Bliss Lau, the brilliant + beautiful body jewelry designer, discussing her inspiration for her Spring/Summer 2014 ‘Fibonacci’ collection. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Bliss Lau piece of art, without a deep intellectual narrative. The 13-piece collection, comprised of onyx + freshwater pearls, is all about the affinity in duality-Onyx is formed in the gas cavities in lava + pearls come from water + of course, the black + white colorway. Additionally, duality exists in the Fibonacci mathematical sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 (also known as the ‘Divine Proportion’), used by Bliss as the design basis for this collection, of the same name.
Here are some of Lau’s pearl pieces. I especially love the use of different sized pearls that compose some of the pieces.