Circles symbolize life, infinity, the divine female. It’s symbolic of the self and its unique perfection. Astley Clarke takes this image of feminine energy and transforms it right into a daring new assortment – Circulus.
In line with the concept of circularity, the brand new creations are a reimagining of an Astley Clarke basic and a celebration of the model’s wealthy design historical past. Combining a heritage AC Cosmos locket with an outdated Georgian locket, that featured a fantastically textured enamel floor, was the place to begin for this new vary – mixing completely different supplies to create an intriguing visible pressure within the designs.
The locket had a exact, intricate, and repetitive sample on it, engraved utilizing the guilloché approach. This concept of utilizing a repeated form as a motif was translated into the Circulus assortment, which options vibrant blue enamel, mom of pearl and white sapphires encircling one another to create orb-like patterns which can be a celebration of the feminine kind.
The composition of supplies was rigorously chosen to make sure every completely complemented the opposite. Enamel has been an Astley Clarke signature for a few years and the actual shade of blue, chosen so as to add a vivid accent to the designs, is one related to the model. Mom of pearl was chosen as a result of its shimmering floor evokes the textured exterior of the gullioché locket however in a extra pure kind. It’s a softly female counterpoint to the brilliant blue enamel and glowing white sapphires, a intelligent conflict of supplies symbolic of the contradictions inherent in each lady.
In distinction to those round designs are 18ct gold vermeil items that includes geometric shapes with reflective surfaces, impressed by the define of the long-lasting gold bar, which was initially the inspiration for our Aubar assortment, one other basic from our wealthy archives. When worn with the signature round kinds within the assortment, they provide a hanging structural counterpoint that performs with concepts of masculine and female.
Designed to be worn daily, Circulus blends Astley Clarke’s historical past with its future to create a richly faceted new assortment that celebrates the distinctive energy that exists within the coronary heart of each lady.