Akiko Kurihara

“I expect that humor in my work would connect me to a person wearing my piece, as well as to people seeing the piece.”

< 1cc cross ,> brooch, material: silver925. The development of the cube of 1 cc. It looks like the cross.
< 1g gold >, necklace, material: 18K gold, silk string. 1 “g“ weights exactly 1 gram.
< 1g gold >, necklace, material: 18K gold, silk string. 1 “g“ weights exactly 1 gram.
< 1000g >, necklace, material: silver925
< 1000g >, necklace, material: silver925. This neckpiece is about 15 meters in total length. It consists of a 1000 similar characters, the “g”. Each "g" weights exactly 1g(gram). The total weight of the necklace is thus 1kg. Of course, the character "g" denotes a unit of weight, but somehow the shape itself looks like a piece from the chain too. By trying this piece on, you realize how heavy 1kg(1000g) is.
< balance >, neckpiece, material: silver925. The right and left sides are evenly balanced: 5g = 2g + 1g + 1g+1g.
< balance >, neckpiece, material: silver925. The right and left sides are evenly balanced: 5g = 2g + 1g + 1g+1g.
< human chain >, necklace, material: silver800
< human chain >, necklace, material: silver800
< plug >, necklace, material: silver925
< something in the water >, necklace, material: silver925, silver925 gold plated
< something in the water >, necklace, material: silver925, silver925 gold plated. There are many dangers in the water. Of course in the sea or pool…but also in coffee, soup or even a little milk on spoon. One day, you might spoon something dangerous out of them, who knows?
< yotta >, necklace, material: silver925. “ yotta ” is the largest unit prefix. 1024 =1000000000000000000000000.
< ? >, earring, material: silver925. earring ?
< ? >, earring, material: silver925. Earring ?
< ? >, earring, material: silver925. Earring ?
< something important >, O2, H2O, necklace material: 18K gold, silver925
< something important >, O2, H2O, necklace material: 18K gold, silver925. These are the molecular structures of oxygen(O2) and water(H2O). They are essential for our lives.

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