Matute - Mariel M. Matute 4 (2022) by Mariel M. MatuteGlobal Design Graduate Show
Matute - Jewellery
Designed by Mariel M.Matute, 'Matute' won the Jewellery Category in the Global Design Graduate Show in collaboration with Gucci 2022.
Mariel M. Matute is a recent graduate from Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. Her work aims to generate self-awareness amongst teenagers in San Jerónimo de Tunán, a town located in the highlands of the Junín region in Peru.
Matute - Mariel M. Matute 1 (2022) by Mariel M. MatuteGlobal Design Graduate Show
The main purpose of this collection is the creation of pieces that symbolize the legacy of the Andean women. Using characteristic symbols of Andean folklore from Peru on the one hand, whilst also using Inca and contemporary jewellery techniques.
A collaboration was made with silver- & goldsmiths of the region called 'Amautas'. The method of creating the collection was a participative process that had the input of four people from San Jerónimo de Tunán.
Matute - Mariel M. Matute 5 (2022) by Mariel M. MatuteGlobal Design Graduate Show
"I believe that art and fashion can have an immense power to be used as a medium for communication; to tell a story."
FIRST NAME: MARIEL
LAST NAME: M.MATUTE
UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE: ROYAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, ANTWERP
SPECIALISMS: JEWELLERY / ACCESSORIES / ART EDUCATION
WEBSITE: Matute by Mariel M. Matute