In ancient Greece the rose was closely associated with Aphrodite, the goddess of love. Roses bloom on and off throughout the season, from mid Spring to Autumn, making them among the most desirable garden plants.
Metal: Sterling silver
Measurement: Rose 13 mm x 34.5 mm, chain 45 cm
Finish: Satin finish
MJ Paik was born in South Korea where she studied fine art and design. During her studies she travelled to New Zealand, where she fell in love with the beautiful landscape and lifestyle.
While working as a shoe designer and determined to return, she booked a one way ticket to Aotearoa to make it home. After completion of her training at Peter Minturn Goldsmith School in Auckland, she developed her skills by designing and making jewellery in Auckland and Melbourne.
Winter in July jewellery is handcrafted using centuries-old traditional fabrication and lost wax casting techniques, and is 100% New Zealand designed and made.