The designs are a strikingly dramatic mix of rolled paper with metal accents and findings.
Youngjoo begins with white paper and uses calligraphy ink to achieve intensely saturated colors.
Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions in Seoul, and she has participated in group exhibits far and wide the past five years... Beijing and Paris, for example.
Youngjoo's jewelry was included in SOFA Fair (Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design) in Chicago in 2016, which is the premier gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design.
While many of Youngjoo's creations are Valentine's Day red, she also often works with blue, white, and metallics too.
With Fallen Leaves Brooch
A recent post showed that she is beginning to feature pastel and silver brooches, just right for spring.
See Youngjoo Lee's newest jewelry via Instagram: @youngjooleee