vamp edited by arianne nardo
How sad to lock away beautiful baubles and gems at the
end of the evening, asking them to wait and wonder in dark
little quarters and crowded drawers until the next occasion.
Jewelbox is an enchanting place for accessories to rest.
Fashioned from pewter, nickel-plated copper and wenge, this
one-of-a-kind trove was imagined by Dutch designer Kiki van
Eijk, who lends a gracefulness to her work, fresh and layered.
This piece is pretty, washed in a rich nostalgia. When the
artist describes her inspiration—old-fashioned jewelry boxes
with engravings, knickknacks scattered across a woman’s
dressing table—a black and white photograph emerges, a
time-worn image conjuring a polished dame with a spray of
perfume, glancing in the mirror before a grand night. The
modern woman can request a version of this piece for her
own dressing ceremony, be it a few hours or a few minutes. To
Impulse can lead to many chance encounters. Good girls wish