A heavenly Field of Reeds in ancient Egyptian mythology located in the Nile Delta. Aaru was the Egyptian afterlife, the soul was granted an eternal sanctuary in Aaru based on how virtuous the person had been in life. Envisaged as a series of islands covered in fields of rushes, based in the east where the sun rises, the vision of Aaru remains the most enduring in the Egyptian belief of life after death. The distinctive hieroglyphic elements in this iconic collection are symbols of a life imagined in Aaru, a futuristic optimism captured with a warm sense of allure that transcends place and time.
A term first used in the 15th century, borrowed from Middle French areste, an axis from which parallel lines radiate in opposing directions, like the awn of an ear of grain, or a fish skeleton viewed laterally. The structural nuances in the Arris collection, with it's subtle gradation and rythmic repetition celebrate the undeniable beauty of the simplification of forms to their geometric essentials.
Introduced in the 14th Olympiad of the ancient Greek olympic games, the word Diaulos or “double pipe,” was architected to facilitate a footrace two lengths of a stadium in which each runner approached an individual turning-post and then raced back to the starting line. Reminiscent of the ancient Greek double-course, subtle gradation and diamond lit pathways are molded into winding bands of sinuous pure gold.
Inspired by the latin word meaning perpetual or unbroken in time, the thoughtful details and pure lines in the Perpes collection embody the elegance of simplicity. Stand alone or interconnected through infinite combinations within the Esker collection, Perpes is marked by versatility and designed to enable the wearer to curate and reclaim his/her own story throughout time.
An emblematic portrayal of the heavenly field of reeds in the realm of the eternal sanctuary known as Aaru, VL.Cepher’s mythological collection. Secale is a genus of the grass tribe Triticeae developed in the nineteenth century by crossing rye with wheat. Reinterpreted in a variety of golden hues, infinite glumes are meticulously carved to create the quintessential classic silhouette.
The Skeiling collection, with its sleek contour and graphic motif mirrors the straight sloped architectural element by the same name. Marked with the VL.Cepher signature angular design, infinite bands of gold are engraved with mathematical precision and anchored with fine diamonds. The multidimensional Skeiling jewels are a testament to the enduring beauty created when science and art converge.
A gap or empty space. Applied musically Vuoto indicates a general pause in which all parts have rest. Pure lines composed of one two and three bands marked with staccato breaks and textured with geometric forms are highlighted by exquisite diamonds. The distinctive silhouettes of the Vuoto rings expose and conceal prompting the ultimate tactile allure.