September 15, 2020 1 min read

Meet the sustainable jeweller carving a niche with extraordinary blackwood “stones”

“What we are doing is so hard, 
I don’t think anyone else would want to do it.”

….enigmatic black wood is the punctuation mark in Kinraden’s graceful, minimalist designs. The pieces are simple but artful: single earrings that drop in fine gold chains; others that behave more like bangles, contouring the whole ear; the classic Kindred ring with its stone of brilliant-cut mpingo. “I don’t believe in fashion when it comes to quality materials,” says Müllertz. “Gold is forever, whatever you do, so I’d rather go into classical shapes. This is old but new because the material makes it different.”

Kate Finnigan – FT How To Spend it

Read the full article here: https://www.ft.com/content/468c8e9a-4c47-4cbf-b2ac-de59c04784d0