Paper Jewelry by Hila Rawet Karni

Hila Rawet Karni makes significant use of her education in industrial design to create stunning jewelry.
 Folded Paper Necklace
The Kipul collection is composed of simple folded paper sheets. Hila skillfully transforms the origamic construction into something unique, surprising, and incredibly elegant.
 folded paper necklace on model
The shading that results from the angular folding technique adds depth and interest.

folded silver and ivory paper necklace on model
She describes her work as an encounter between industrial design and jewelry design and considers it "...gutsy with a feminine edge."

folded black paper necklace and bracelet on model

You can see more of Hila's neckpieces and bracelets on her website. [edit: Hila is now working mostly with metals.] In addition to the Kipul collection, she has created a Kishut line, composed of flexible plastic and metal buttons or grommets, and the Kfitz collection that combines springs with textiles and leather.
 white and ivory folded paper medallions necklace

Hila's paper jewelry commands a high price, and why not? It's exceptional!

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