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dipped.two preview

Hi everyone,

Just sharing some photos from the preview of dipped.two. For those of you who don’t know, I have a small jewelry line called dipped which is a collaboration between my friend and own of design label thirtyfour. You can read about it here (dipped). You can also check the various updates I’ve done in relation to dipped by clicking on my tab bar on the side or here.

We had a preview last Thursday, 23rd of June 2011 and all I can say is BLESSED! So many friends of ours  to preview the collection. It was quite a special moment for us.

dipped.two is a small line (18 in total) of one-off pieces that featured fancy cut stones set in silver and dipped in 18k gold (rose and yellow gold). It took us about four months or so to develop and produce the line in between our day jobs. We had no set rules for this designing dipped, it was all about what we wanted to do and what we wanted to “play” with. Surprisingly, many of our friends related to our designs and we even had some customers from dipped one returning to view. We were pleased to see a young crowd at the event too which was what we hope to achive - making fine jewelry slightly more accessible to the young ladies who aspire to own something special. Like I said, I feel Blessed. 

Here are some picture of the event posted on the thirtyfour facebook page.

Below are some blackberry behind the scenes pics I took as we went through the dipped.two journey right up to event day. 

(ABOVE) Many months ago: Planning

(ABOVE) Half way mark to preview date: Discussion day with  our goldsmith on settings and chains. Above is Shuenn Kee’s ‘Grace’. Measurements and placing.

(ABOVE) A week before the event our pieces came back to us : We were quite into ombre-ing everything. LOL. The gradient is so pretty and totally something that we thought our customers would appreciate.

Above: ‘Delight’ and ‘Trust’

I loved my ‘eternal’ with her dancing stones. I wore all of them before I parted with them. LOL

(ABOVE): Shuenn Kee looks so cute with her mini mouse gloves placing ‘eternal’ on the mirror for her photo session.

This never made it to the booklet as the shot wasn’t really working for us. (That’s my hand in the mirror :))

test shot for eternal.

That’s Jeff, our visualist, swirling around the necklace before shooting.

Above: The “cover girl” ‘JOY

She made it to the wall. :) 

Preview day: Jeff gets some shots in before the guest arrives

Shuenn Kee and I briefed the girls before the preview. Every box was customized to fit each piece.

'Radiance'

'Unity'

'Promise'

'Grace'

'Poise'

Soleil 1 & 2 

'Mystery'

I’m with the beautiful Miss Thanuja. You can see that  chronic blackberry person at work.

Deborah shows me how she would wear the ‘Trust’ necklace. She’s also got the ‘catalyst’ (knuckles duster) on Love

Sasi & Malini. Malini is wearing ‘Faith’.

'Jubilant'

Last moments with ‘Eternal’ before she was sold. 

Shuenn Kee owner, designer of thirtyfour, my long time friend who is always game to play with me! Many thanks to everyone who came to support. Can’t wait to start on our third collection!  :)

#ladiestakingover

CUE Beyonce ‘Girls’ LOL

Happy vibes to all.

Nini x

p.s This turned out to be quite an entry. Sorry for the length!

You can follow thirtyfour on twitter @thirtyfourme

dipped.two

Will be launching the second collection of dipped soon. All I can say is, that I am counting my blessings even as I type this. I never thought I would be able to actualize this particular day dream. I love jewelry, didn’t think I would be able to design them in this way. I’m super thankful. Truly…..if you think it hard enough, it can happen! Also, always collaborate with like minded people, you never know where shared enthusiasm can take you! In this instance, a big thanks to my favorite local label www.thirtyfour.net for doing this with me and to Shuenn Kee (thirtyfour owner and designer), my friend and collaborator, here’s to “our soul”. dipped is us!

Will update more.

Love to all. Nini

34 Metals Preview 7th April 2011

My good friend Shuenn Kee; owner/designer for Thirtyfour, (the design label I collaborate with) recently  launched their own ‘metals’ collection. Its a small jewelry series made out of basic shapes! Love it! Congratulations Thirtyfour! You can visit them at Bangsar Village 2, Malaysia. 

Love their stackable squares in rose gold and pink gold.

Serena wears 2 things here. The cube in rose gold and the marquis in gold! 

I like this “voice barcode” idea.
shutuparma:

A customized necklace based on the wavelength of your voice. Personally I think having it set on a cord doesn’t always look right, but the concept would be fun to play with, especially if you can afford the silver option. 

I like this “voice barcode” idea.

shutuparma:

A customized necklace based on the wavelength of your voice. Personally I think having it set on a cord doesn’t always look right, but the concept would be fun to play with, especially if you can afford the silver option. 

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