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www.INLACED.com

Since I remember, I learned various handicrafts from my grandparents in a little village in the mountains. Bobbin lace though has been so deeply enrooted in my home region of Western Slovenia that there was also a Lace School where I enrolled when entering primary school. Learning bobbin lace technique is a tedious training in precision and patience which soon helped me winning international lace-making competitions. By the time I entered High School for Design, I was already recognized as one of the leading designers of lace patterns in the country.
The metal lace jewelry is a result of exploring the relation between human body and space as thresholds between flat and spatial, soft and firm, simple and complex,.. With design software I create architecturally minimal adornments and the traditional process yields the ornament, lightness and luxury of lace…

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  • Joined January 19, 2011

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fine silver, Swarovski crystal, Argentium silver

About

www.INLACED.com

Since I remember, I learned various handicrafts from my grandparents in a little village in the mountains. Bobbin lace though has been so deeply enrooted in my home region of Western Slovenia that there was also a Lace School where I enrolled when entering primary school. Learning bobbin lace technique is a tedious training in precision and patience which soon helped me winning international lace-making competitions. By the time I entered High School for Design, I was already recognized as one of the leading designers of lace patterns in the country.
The metal lace jewelry is a result of exploring the relation between human body and space as thresholds between flat and spatial, soft and firm, simple and complex,.. With design software I create architecturally minimal adornments and the traditional process yields the ornament, lightness and luxury of lace.

Here you can find a video that illustrates the technique I use: http://vimeo.com/7125470

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