Jewellery

Andrés Gallardo and Marina Casal for Andresgallardo

Broken Porcelain could be just a name for the main jewellery line Andresgallardo has been showing us since 2010, but in this particular case it’s also a concept and a method. The rather beautiful selection of porcelain figures make their way from flea markets and antique shops around Europe or – as more recently – from outsourced production centres in Madrid and Oporto, to undergo a manual process that breaks, drills and polishes them into Andresgallardo’s fauna et flora brand vocabulary.

Based in Madrid and without any formal training in jewellery, Andrés Gallardo and partner designer Marina Casal are making quite a contribution to the fashion jewellery scene. The re-contextualization of the found porcelains would be already per se an interesting process worth noticing, but as they mix with flat leathers and slightly larger than usual gold plated metals in oversized compositions, these strong visual statements bring a charming retro look with them and in our view, the aura of those objects that are immediate classics.

Shown below, a selection of pieces from recent collections.

From the subcollection Between the Flowers: Necklace Green Leopard – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Jungle Bloom: Necklace Flower Panther – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Jungle Bloom: Necklace Blue Eagle – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Jungle Bloom: Necklace Winter Flowers Pink – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Jungle Bloom: Necklace Jungle Bouquet – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Jungle Love: Necklace Magic Jungle – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Between the Flowers: Necklace Blue Panther – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Madriguera: Necklace Madriguera – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Between the Flowers: Necklace White Elephant – Painted Porcelain, Gold Plated Metal.

From the subcollection Jungle Bloom: Necklace Jungle Bloom – Painted Porcelain, Leather, Gold Plated Metal.

Website:

www.andresgallardo.es

A video about Andresgallardo can be found here:

www.fashiondaily.tv/cibeles-madrid-fashion-week/andres-gallardo/

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