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Caroline Kernick. A Papier Gouaché  diamond and multi-gem necklace.

An ode to the architecture of the Paris Bataclan, the necklace is decorated with finely rendered white diamond, coral and onyx coloured cabochon units suspended by a multitude of freshwater paper-pearl fringes. All gouache pigments individually applied with Kolinsky Sable brushes on 270g dove grey Maya-card, precisely 2012, 15 ½ ins.

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Caroline Kernick. A Papier Gouaché diamond and multi-gem necklace.

Designed as a sweeping necklace echoing ‘Les Libellules’ of the Paris Bataclan, decorated with rarely matched Padparacha sapphire coloured pear-shapes in a sweep of smaller canary-yellow sapphire marquise  stones and finely individually rendered white diamonds. All gouache pigments applied with Kolinsky Sable brushes on 270g dove grey Maya-card,precisely 2012, 14 ins.

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Caroline Kernick. A Papier Gouaché diamond and multi-gem pearl necklace.

Designed as a necklace mimicking the scale and arrangements of the Ziegfeld Follies centralising three Melo paper-pearls and a Conch paper-pearl all surrounded by graduating impressions of coral beads, pink sapphires, zesty orange sapphires and South Sea paper-pearls.  Finely rendered white diamonds suspend the central motif and lead to a multitude of paper-pearl strands.  All gouache pigments individually applied with Kolinsky Sable brushes on 270g dove grey Maya-card, precisely 2012, 13 ½ ins.

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Caroline Kernick. A Papier Gouaché  diamond and multi-gem necklace.

Designed as a tumbling festoon necklace inspired by the costumes of Léon Bakst, decorated with finely rendered white diamonds from which are suspended a multitude of cabochon fringes comprised of forest emerald, olivine peridot, Paraïba tourmaline and aquamarine gouache pigments individually applied with Kolinsky Sable brushes on 270g dove grey Maya-card, precisely 2012, 16 ½ ins.

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Caroline Kernick. A Papier Gouaché  diamond and multi-gem necklace.

Design inspired by the ballets of Diaghilev, the necklace comprises graduated diamond units with finely rendered emerald, deep amethyst coloured cabochons and onyx units suspended by a multitude of freshwater paper-pearl strands draping towards detailed collarbone units. All gouache pigments individually applied with Kolinsky Sable brushes on 270g dove grey Maya-card, precisely 2012, 17 ½ ins.

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Caroline Kernick designed and made incredibly intricate pieces of jewellery, crafted entirely from paper and gouache for her BA at Central Saint Martins. Designed to mimic priceless pieces, each item took a painstaking 200 to 300 hours to create, and helped her gain a place on the Nova Award shortlist.

(sources LOWE & 1GRANARY)