Brand : Captve
Inspired by the raw form of rock and crumbling marble, the Ruin II ring is hand-carved and cast in sterling silver with oxidized detail.
- 19mm detail length
- Sterling Silver
Captive is made by hand by Jade Boutilier in Montreal. The brand is conceptually inspired by Michelangelo’s final series, Prigioni (Prisons), which features figures hewn from stone, where both rock and form hold equal share. Though many believe Michelangelo’s work was never finished, Jade draws on this mix of raw form and precision to create conversations around material and intention. Reminiscent of the way in which Michelangelo stripped back marble to reveal figures within, Jade releases the stories she carves from wax to emerge each new collection.
Pieces are hand-carved and set using the lost wax casting process. The original masters are used to create silicone moulds, and details on the duplicates are re-carved so that each one takes a slightly different form. The wax replicas are then cast into their final silver, bronze and gold forms.