Evegenia Balashova’s body of work is an ecosystem of delicately balanced dichotomies. Integral to the soul of each piece is the initial juxtaposition of modern digital manufacture and traditional metalwork techniques. Those familiar with the Russian-born jeweller’s work will recognise her work by its unique use of 3D printed nylon in tandem with understated metal finishings. Joy is a persistent influence in Balashova’s work. Light-hearted cocktail inspired colour combinations and confectionery-shaped pins have a youthful spontaneity, whilst expertly finished metalwork provides a sophisticated appeal. The flat, saturated matte finish of the 3D printed nylon provides a depth that draws the
Contemporary jewellery designer and maker Evgeniia Balashova will present a collection of striking 3d printed and precious metal jewellery during the 17th edition of Sieraad Art Fair, taking place in Amsterdam 8-11 November. Evgeniia’s intriguing designs combine 3D printing technology and traditional jewellery techniques as a means of exploring the theme of balance between chaos and order. Evgeniia’s works have previously been exhibited in the UK and internationally and this year will be shown at Sieraad Art Fair for the first time. Her innovative approach to making pushes the possibilities of 3d printed nylon - each piece is a careful
Goldsmiths’ Fair, the UK’s leading destination to buy original precious metal jewellery and contemporary silver direct from the makers, has announced this year's graduate exhibitors. The Fair is the foremost platform to launch the careers of emerging precious metal designer-makers and these 10 exhibitors have promising futures. Jewellery graduates : Evgeniia Balashova explores repetition, movement and the manipulation of grids through her high-tech geometric pieces. Margaux Clavel handcrafts precious metal resembling cut gemstones. Stephanie Holt creates distinctive rings, cleverly bringing together precious and non-precious elements. Elizabeth Terzza makes delicate work inspired by plant life.
A round up of this week's news... Bulgari to restore Rome's Largo Argentina site Wanted in Rome: Rome's archaeological site at Largo di Torre Argentina is to be restored in a project sponsored by luxury jeweller Bulgari, according to Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera. www.wantedinrome.com Thousands of Scots sign petition to stop young Russian jeweller being deported Daily Record: Evgeniia Balashova's dream career is hanging by a thread after being declined a visa extension because of problems registering her address. www.dailyrecord.co.uk At jewellery fair, sellers find diminished desire to spend Gulf News: Once common to see jewellery sets sell