Purple Creek has professionally inspected, restored and cleaned this piece of fine jewelry. Our expert metalsmiths have approved this item as ready for the next generation of ownership.
Photos are of the actual item being sold.
Estate jewelry may contain very minor to minor markings due to age and wear. While we represent items accurately on our site to the best of our ability, the color calibration of computer monitors can vary, causing colors to appear slightly different from one monitor to another. Due to this, please note that precise color representation of metal and gemstones is not always possible.
This item has been inspected and evaluated by our team of Metalsmiths, Jewelry Appraisers and Gemologists using strict industry standards for diamonds, colored gemstones and precious metals.
Mountings may prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory (ex. AGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to industry standards of acceptable treatments, by gemstone miners and producers, of relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Shipping and Returns
This item can be returned for credit card refund.
Return Authorization requests must be made within 14 days of shipment and the item must be returned within 21 days of original shipment with security tag intact on the item as received.
See the Return Policy for more details.
In the bustling heart of New York City, a Japanese jewelry designer named Yuri Ichihashi has been quietly revolutionizing the world of jewelry design. Her company, named after herself, has become a beloved name in the industry, celebrated for its intricate designs that echo the delicate beauty of nature.
Yuri's designs are a symphony of precious metals - gold and platinum – harmoniously intertwined with gemstones and other embellishments. Each piece is a testament to the beauty of the natural world with organic forms and textures taking the spotlight in each and every work of art.
What sets Yuri apart is her signature use of delicate wirework and intricate details, each piece being designed to move and flex with the wearer, creating a seamless blend between body and jewelry.
But the true magic lies in the manufacturing process. Drawing from the ancient oriental art of silk weaving, each component of Yuri's jewelry can be as thin as a silk thread, handwoven into waterfalls of gold. The result is a sparkle that gives the illusion of each piece being imbued with a life of its own. This breathtaking display is achieved by each thread being octagonal in shape, allowing light to dance and shimmer between the countless strands.
At the heart of Yuri's work is a credo, a self-imposed challenge: "To bring something fresh and exciting to the great European and American tradition of jewelry design -- classic, with a Japanese influence." This philosophy is the lifeblood of her designs, a harmonious blend of Western tradition and Japanese artistry that sets her work apart in the world of luxury jewelry.
More from Yuri Ichihashi: