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Ricardo Rodriguez's Beaute Collection is Vividly Hued

By: Jana Pijak - Published: May 26, 2014 • References: notjustalabel and notjustalabel
The Ricardo Rodriguez "Beaute" accessory collection embodies the tropical spirit of the designer's home country of Brazil. Based in London, United Kingdom, Ricardo is a graduate from the Unisul In Brazil where he learned to perfect his craft for jewelry design.

The designer plays with varying sculptural forms, vivid color hues and traditional weaving techniques when creating his beaded necklaces, chunky bangles and textured bag accessories.

Using a range of knitting materials and practices, Ricardo Rodriguez creates woven statement pieces that feature incorporated stone and metal accents. His hand-crafted accessories transform the traditional art of knitting, making it a solid construction technique rather than a textile-based one. The designer's accessories take on a stiff form that differs from traditional knitwear that is more light-weight and flexible.