The “Atlas Box” symbolizes holding the sky whilst encompassing all the jewels and knowledge of Gaia (earth) beneath. The finish consists of an engraved rhombicuboctahedron, one of the many infinity-shapes of Archimedean geometry.
The imprints are traditional Amazigh symbols which Luna Benaï incorporates into her contemporary design. The detachable jewel consists of solid silver, hand-painted details inspired by the lapis lazuli, turquoise, and carnelian traditionally used by the Amazigh people.
Materials: Golden Oak with Mahogany finish (exterior), Alcantara® fabric (interior), Crystal Glass (top). Hardware: Solid Sterling Silver (also available in 18ct Gold). Key: Detachable Pendant, Silver with Italian Coral. Artisan: Handmade in Italy. Characteristics: Rhombicuboctahedron, Earth & Sky, Signed Piece 1/3, Sotheby’s exclusive. Measurements: 30x30x30 cm (length, depth, height). Price: Auctioned above asking price. The “Art as Jewelry as Art” exhibition was curated by Tiffany Dubin at Sotheby’s, New York. 15% of the proceeds were donated to the Hannan School in Morocco.
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