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LAKLAKparis

LAKLAK

Paris, France · 202 Sales

LAKLAKparis

LAKLAK

Paris, France 202 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(75)

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LAK LAK

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Announcement   ♦♦♦ Welcome to my shop LAKLAK - Lacquered wooden jewels with gold leaves - ♦♦♦

All my jewels are handmade by me in my atelier. All pieces are unique models.

Follow LAKLAK on Facebook :

https://www.facebook.com/LAKLAKparis

See you soon !




Hi! My name is Sarah, and I am a young jewelry designer working from a small apartment in Paris. When I am not busy designing, I think about my future creations. My mind is always busy.

I have always been fascinated by shapes and colors. After studying design theory, I was ready to roll up my sleeves and start making. At an open house held by Olivier de Serre, France’s national school of applied arts and crafts, I discovered the ancient technique of lacquer. It was love at first sight! I was immediately captivated by the intensity of this material and the range of creative possibilities it opened.

After completing my studies, I left for Asia to immerse myself in traditional lacquer techniques, visiting Japan and spending several months in Hanoi, Vietnam, with a lacquer master. There is nothing like travel to discover new ways of creating. It is an endless source of inspiration! Back in France, full of images and ideas, I created my first line of Asian-influenced jewelry. In June 2012, LAKLAK was born.

I practice a technique known as European lacquer. The varnish is mixed with the pigments and applied with a brush in several layers, then sanded. These methods have been used in France since the 18th century, but I adapt them with new techniques learned during my travels, bringing a contemporary aesthetic to this thousand-year-old medium.

Working with lacquer fits me. It demands long and inescapable pauses between the different steps, but this forced slowness is precious to me. When you are setting gold leaf, engraving it, or correcting a tiny detail, there can be no mistakes. I like the measured pace of my profession; having to apply a new layer every day, working step by step, seeing the bracelet slowly evolve. An intimate relationship is created between the jewel and me, a sign of complicity.

I get my inspiration in the richness of other places, creating a universe ruled by fun. When I let myself go, the shapes and the material of my creations appear. Playing with geometry and colors gives birth to triangles that interlock, patterns that overlap or imaginary creatures melting in the lacquer. To create my decorations, I use different types of gold leaf (yellow, red or green gold) or mother-of-pearl or eggshell inlays – the combinations are endless!

Each piece of my lacquer jewelry is unique. Its handmade character means that my jewelry has a history. It begins as a tiny seed of an idea in my mind, which evolves and grows into a finished piece through my work. As I work, I like to think of the way all those steps become intertwined.

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Last updated on Jun 20, 2016

♦♦♦ Welcome to my shop LAKLAK - Lacquered wooden jewels with gold leaves - ♦♦♦

All my jewels are handmade by me in my atelier. All pieces are unique models.

Follow LAKLAK on Facebook :

https://www.facebook.com/LAKLAKparis

See you soon !




Hi! My name is Sarah, and I am a young jewelry designer working from a small apartment in Paris. When I am not busy designing, I think about my future creations. My mind is always busy.

I have always been fascinated by shapes and colors. After studying design theory, I was ready to roll up my sleeves and start making. At an open house held by Olivier de Serre, France’s national school of applied arts and crafts, I discovered the ancient technique of lacquer. It was love at first sight! I was immediately captivated by the intensity of this material and the range of creative possibilities it opened.

After completing my studies, I left for Asia to immerse myself in traditional lacquer techniques, visiting Japan and spending several months in Hanoi, Vietnam, with a lacquer master. There is nothing like travel to discover new ways of creating. It is an endless source of inspiration! Back in France, full of images and ideas, I created my first line of Asian-influenced jewelry. In June 2012, LAKLAK was born.

I practice a technique known as European lacquer. The varnish is mixed with the pigments and applied with a brush in several layers, then sanded. These methods have been used in France since the 18th century, but I adapt them with new techniques learned during my travels, bringing a contemporary aesthetic to this thousand-year-old medium.

Working with lacquer fits me. It demands long and inescapable pauses between the different steps, but this forced slowness is precious to me. When you are setting gold leaf, engraving it, or correcting a tiny detail, there can be no mistakes. I like the measured pace of my profession; having to apply a new layer every day, working step by step, seeing the bracelet slowly evolve. An intimate relationship is created between the jewel and me, a sign of complicity.

I get my inspiration in the richness of other places, creating a universe ruled by fun. When I let myself go, the shapes and the material of my creations appear. Playing with geometry and colors gives birth to triangles that interlock, patterns that overlap or imaginary creatures melting in the lacquer. To create my decorations, I use different types of gold leaf (yellow, red or green gold) or mother-of-pearl or eggshell inlays – the combinations are endless!

Each piece of my lacquer jewelry is unique. Its handmade character means that my jewelry has a history. It begins as a tiny seed of an idea in my mind, which evolves and grows into a finished piece through my work. As I work, I like to think of the way all those steps become intertwined.

LAK LAK

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LAK LAK

Necklace JUNO
$54.17
Bracelet Ananké - Blue & Gold -
$86.66
ZIG ZAG Necklace Petrol
$54.17
Bracelet HATSUGA Navy
$65.00
HALO Necklace Petrol
$54.17
Bracelet Squirrel Engraved
$75.83
HALO Necklace Squirrel
$54.17
Bracelet AGUAYO Navy & White Gold
$75.83
CACTUS PIN Blue Milky Way
$32.50
ZIG ZAG Necklace Quartz
$54.17
Bracelet JUNGLE Grey & Green Tamarack
$65.00
Necklace Little Engraved Quartz
$43.33
HALO Necklace Tangerine
$54.17
Necklace JUNO
$54.17
Necklace GLITTER Navy Blue
$43.33
Bracelet Engraved Jade
$75.83
Necklace GLITTER Copper
$43.33
Necklace CASSIOPEE
$54.17
Bracelet EggShell - Black - White - Gold leaf.
$108.33
Necklace Little Engraved Purple and White Gold
$43.33
Necklace MOAÏ
$48.75
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5 out of 5 stars
(75)
anne g

anne g on May 24, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Magnifique travail d'artisan. Une pièce unique que l'on a envie de chérir ! Bonne continuation à LakLak !

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Catherine MONY

Catherine MONY on Jan 3, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Tr?s bel objet !

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Updates

wavy_dash Des petites nouveautés à l'atelier wavy_dash

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CACTUS PIN Blue Milky Way
$32.50
Montage des colliers et broches hourglass

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Necklace JUNO
$54.17
En plein préparatifs pour le Pop Up de Toulouse où j'exposerai avec la team petitparis :)

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HALO Necklace Tangerine
$54.17
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LAKLAK's story

Hi! My name is Sarah, and I am a young jewelry designer working from a small apartment in Paris. When I am not busy designing, I think about my future creations. My mind is always busy.

I have always been fascinated by shapes and colors. After studying design theory, I was ready to roll up my sleeves and start making. At an open house held by Olivier de Serre, France’s national school of applied arts and crafts, I discovered the ancient technique of lacquer. It was love at first sight! I was immediately captivated by the intensity of this material and the range of creative possibilities it opened.

After completing my studies, I left for Asia to immerse myself in traditional lacquer techniques, visiting Japan and spending several months in Hanoi, Vietnam, with a lacquer master. There is nothing like travel to discover new ways of creating. It is an endless source of inspiration! Back in France, full of images and ideas, I created my first line of Asian-influenced jewelry. In June 2012, LAKLAK was born.

I practice a technique known as European lacquer. The varnish is mixed with the pigments and applied with a brush in several layers, then sanded. These methods have been used in France since the 18th century, but I adapt them with new techniques learned during my travels, bringing a contemporary aesthetic to this thousand-year-old medium.

Working with lacquer fits me. It demands long and inescapable pauses between the different steps, but this forced slowness is precious to me. When you are setting gold leaf, engraving it, or correcting a tiny detail, there can be no mistakes. I like the measured pace of my profession; having to apply a new layer every day, working step by step, seeing the bracelet slowly evolve. An intimate relationship is created between the jewel and me, a sign of complicity.

I get my inspiration in the richness of other places, creating a universe ruled by fun. When I let myself go, the shapes and the material of my creations appear. Playing with geometry and colors gives birth to triangles that interlock, patterns that overlap or imaginary creatures melting in the lacquer. To create my decorations, I use different types of gold leaf (yellow, red or green gold) or mother-of-pearl or eggshell inlays – the combinations are endless!

Each piece of my lacquer jewelry is unique. Its handmade character means that my jewelry has a history. It begins as a tiny seed of an idea in my mind, which evolves and grows into a finished piece through my work. As I work, I like to think of the way all those steps become intertwined.

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Find LAKLAKparis at the following upcoming market!

  • Pop Up Store • Bien des Choses

    Rue de Turenne, Rue de Turenne

    Paris, Île-de-France

    Nov 28–Dec 11

    Le collectif Bien des Choses est heureux d’organiser son premier Pop Up ! Venez découvrir de nombreux créateurs "Made in Paris".

Shop policies

Last updated on May 21, 2015
♦♦♦ Welcome to my shop LAKLAK - Lacquered wooden jewels with gold leaves - ♦♦♦

All my jewels are handmade by me in my atelier. All pieces are unique models.

Follow LAKLAK on Facebook :

https://www.facebook.com/LAKLAKparis

See you soon !

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
After confirming your purchase, you will receive a confirmation email.
You can cancel your order within 48 hours before making your payment, thank you to inform me beforehand.
Methods of payment accepted : Credit Card by direct checkout, Paypal and Etsy Gift Card.
Your payment must be made within 48 hours after confirmation of the order.
I reserve the right to cancel the order for any extension of this deadline if no news from you and the item will be relisted.

The prices of items for sale in the shop are set by me and may be changed at any time.
They depending on the time spent creating and materials used.
Shipping
Sending items are made within 1 or 2 working days after receiving the payment and count 1 week to 3 weeks to arrive to you, that depends your localisation.
For Christmas, deadline to order is 25 november, after that, I can no guarantee Christmas arrivals. Thank you for your understanding.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING : No tracking number, if you want one please contact me before. It cost 6 USD.

In case of deterioration of the item or after transport, unfortunately I am not responsable. If you want guarantees, thank you for making a prior request for the purchase of insurance, it will be at your expense.
The amount of postage is fixed at the lowest evaluated based on the average weight of an item.
Refunds and Exchanges
LOST PACKAGES : keep in mind shipping do not include tracking number. Unfortunately it can happen that your package is lost. We wait 5 weeks after sending then if your order is still not arrive, we will find a solution together.
I know it is very frustrating but please understand that I can not do anything to prevent it if you do not ask for a tracking number before purchase.
RETURNS : If you are not completely satisfied with your order for any reason, please contact me. It is possible to return your order within a period to 10 days from the date you receiving it
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Additional policies and FAQs
Do not hesitate to contact me!