Zaha Hadid creates rings from gold lattices for Caspita

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Zaha Hadid creates latticed gold jewellery for Caspita

Architect Zaha Hadid has created a set of rings from lattices of gold filigree for Swiss jewellery brand Caspita.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

Zaha Hadid's first collection of gold jewellery, designed for Caspita, was unveiled yesterday at the architect's London Gallery.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

The designs were inspired by natural cell structures and comprise a double layer of polygons that form a delicate mesh over the finger.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

The front of the band is shaped into a claw-like asymmetric point while the other side is shorter.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

Made in black, white, yellow and pink gold, some of the rings have diamonds set into sections of the lattice. Bracelets in a similar style also form part of the limited-edition collection, though no images are available yet.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

"This feat of entwined geometries reveals its extraordinary sparkle thanks to the skill of the goldsmiths who expertly hand-polish these prodigiously meshed works," said the team behind the designs.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

After its stint at the Zaha Hadid Design Gallery, the jewellery will be shown as part of an installation at Art Basel Miami Beach from 2 to 8 December.

This isn't the first time Hadid has designed jewellery: she also created a collection for crystal brand Swarovski in 2010.

Here's the text sent to us by Zaha Hadid Architects:


Zaha Hadid for Caspita

Zaha Hadid offers Caspita her visionary talent by designing two exclusive pieces, a ring and a bracelet, which will be edited in a limited series and launched at the Zaha Hadid Design Gallery in London on 28 November, on show until 2 December during the Caspita pop-up store at the Gallery.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

The collection will then move to Art Basel Miami to be showcased in the temporary installation "Colette art DRIVE-THRU at alchemist" from 2 to 8 December. Succumbing to the charm of Caspita, Zaha Hadid dwells for the first time upon goldsmith's objects.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

This unprecedented partnership is the first of Caspita's project of astounding collaborations between jewellery, architecture, contemporary art and design. Inspired by cellular structures found in nature, these creations harmoniously intensify the brand's aphorism "See the invisible".

Zaha Hadid for Caspita

The unparalleled Swiss craftsmanship makes the creation of these two sibylline jewels possible, a profusion of lattice in filigree produced in black, white, yellow and pink gold set with diamonds or not.

Zaha Hadid for Caspita