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Stores

Athens Store

ARIADNI KYPRI WORKSHOP & GALLERY

Parthenonos 28

Acropolis, 117 42

Athens

(+30) 211 4059512

Sifnos Store

ARIADNI KYPRI SIFNOS

Apollonia

Sifnos, 840 03

(+30) 22840 35332

GREECE

Athens, Benaki Museum

BENAKI MUSEUM SHOP

Peireos st. 138

Athens, 118 54

0030 210 3453111

Athens, Nea Erythrea

MA

Nik. Plastira 30

N. Erythrea, 14671

0030 210 8078343

Astypalaia

ART IN PELAGO

Chora Astypalaia

Astypalaia

0030 22430 61425

Athens, Ilioupoli

ATTILIO

Sofokli Venizelou 99

Ilioupoli, 16343

0030 210 9916937

Athens, Technopolis

INDUSTRIAL GAS MUSEUM SHOP

Peireos st. 100

Athens, 118 54

0030 210 3460981

Attica, Elefsina
DAPHNE FINE ART
Dimitros 5
Elefsina, 19200
0030 210 00103165
Amorgos

ΥΠΕΡΙΑ ΙΡΑΝΙΛΗΣ – YPERIA IRANILIS

Chora Amorgos

Amorgos

0030 2285 071214

Athens, Nea Ionia

NATELI

Evagelikis Scholis

Nea Ionia, 14231

0030 210 2775872

Crete, Chania

SIFIS JEWELLERY

Chatzimichali Daliani 54

Chania, 73100

0030 28210 50335

Crete, Lasithi
ANNA’S HEART
Kritsa Lasithiou, 72051
0030 28410 82081
Crete, Rethymno

ACROVATIS

Salaminos 2, Old Town

Rethymno, 74100

0030 28310 50817

Kea

PETRADI

Kea Port, 840 02

Kea

0030 2288 021143

Kefalonia Lourdata

F ZEEN

Lourdas Beach Road

Livathos, 28083

Kefalonia

0030 26710 31423

Lefkada

LEUCADIA

I. Mela 50

Lefkada, 31100

0030 26450 23183

Mykonos

TRICICLO ART SHOP

Voinovits 3

Mykonos, 84600

0030 22890 79138

Naxos

ERATO ART GALLERY

Chora Naxos

Naxos

0030 6971771339

Parga

THOLOS

Frouriou 19

Parga, 48060

0030 26840 32621

Santorini

MATI ART GALLERY

Fira, 84700

Santorini

0030 22860 23814

Serifos

THINK OF SERIFOS – THETA

Livadi, 84005

0030 22810 51781

Skopelos
ALOIA
Aggelou Galatsanou 2A
Skopelos, 37003
0030 24240 23520
Syvota

KIRKI

Syvota

Thesprotia, 46100

0030 2665 093338

Thasos

KAPPA ART GALLERY

Potos, 64002

Thasos

0030 25930 52388

Thessaloniki

ΜΗ ΜΑΔΑΣ ΤΗ ΜΑΡΓΑΡΙΤΑ

Ioustinianou 5

Thessaloniki, 54623

0030 2310 221102

Thessaloniki

MARGONI

Ploutarhou 6,

546 23, Thessaloniki

0030 2310 228524

INTERNATIONAL

Hawaii

BANANA WIND

Lahaina Cannery Mall
1221 Honoapiilani Highway
Lahaina, HI 96761-1730

+1 808-661-1600

151 Hana Highway Suite C
Paia, HI 96779

+1 808-727-2207

 

 

Hong Kong

AME Gallery

17/F Tin On Shing Commercial Building

41-43 Graham St

Central Hong Kong

Korea

Gallery O

72-1 Apkujung 29gil Kangnam

Seoul, Korea 06004

+82.2.511.0858

+82.10.6630.9756

Spain, Bilbao

COLON XII DISENO

Calle Colon de Larreategui 12

Bilbao (Bizkaia) 48001

Spain

+34 944248104

A challenging game
between form and matter

I embarked in a journey of investigating plasticity since a little girl, while experimenting in my mother’s ceramic workshop. During my costume design studies, while I was investigating the amazing outfits of the acrobats, I got fascinated by the world of circus. I started to devise ceramic figures in acrobatic poses, but my desire to create smaller and more delicate objects soon revealed the limits of clay and triggered a challenging game between form and matter. When I got in touch with silversmithing, my micro-sculptures reached the minimalistic delicacy I was looking for and started to resemble jewelry. Nevertheless, this challenge remained at the core of my work, even when I focused on experimenting with organic materials in order to create a second collection of abstract wearable sculptures.

Absolutely abstract or extremely figurative my jewelry pieces are concluded when perfection in design is met through lots of trial, empiric sensitivity and a sophisticated industrial procedure. It is a slow process of observation, experiment, devotion and respect, which enables me to generate designs linked to my values and guarantees a sustainable flow: I consciously pick pebbles one by one, responsibly choose my suppliers and care about my collaborators.

I use a variety of materials and try to work them into jewelry of a sensitive quality. Their movement and the way they stand alone or

on the physical body are thoroughly studied, while assemblage is designed to accent form as pure as possible and keep the essence of the three dimensional wearable piece, that doesn’t have a front and back side, like in traditional jewelry. Elaborate goldsmith techniques apply, even if I work with silver, so as the pieces evolve into objects of advanced intricacy. I daintily observe my environment to absorb its refined qualities, either manifested in splendid beauty or hidden behind imperfections. Manmade and natural structures that I encounter while visiting distant cultures, tantalize me to decipher the principles of function and the processes of making. Inspiration can also come from anything visual that fuels my natural tendency to observe thoroughly, from fashion and movies to design and architecture.

My aim is to work in a low-stress environment, where I can experiment and create jewelry of a remarkable high-touch and an ethereal high-tech. Because for me, human hand adds all the magic and makes every piece unique.

My ultimate desire is for my pieces to be intriguing and to hold the element of surprise, since, when they revel in the new I satisfy my hunger for inventiveness.

I embarked in a journey of investigating plasticity since a little girl, while experimenting in my mother’s ceramic workshop. During my costume design studies, while I was investigating the amazing outfits of the acrobats, I got fascinated by the world of circus. I started to devise ceramic figures in acrobatic poses, but my desire to create smaller and more delicate objects soon revealed the limits of clay and triggered a challenging game between form and matter. When I got in touch with silversmithing, my micro-sculptures reached the minimalistic delicacy I was looking for and started to resemble jewelry. Nevertheless, this challenge remained at the core of my work, even when I focused on experimenting with organic materials in order to create a second collection of abstract wearable sculptures.

Absolutely abstract or extremely figurative my jewelry pieces are concluded when perfection in design is met through lots of trial, empiric sensitivity and a sophisticated industrial procedure. It is a slow process of observation, experiment, devotion and respect, which enables me to generate designs linked to my values and guarantees a sustainable flow: I consciously pick pebbles one by one, responsibly choose my suppliers and care about my collaborators.

I use a variety of materials and try to work them into jewelry of a sensitive quality. Their movement and the way they stand alone or on the physical body are thoroughly studied, while assemblage is designed to accent form as pure as possible and keep the essence of the three dimensional wearable piece, that doesn’t have a front and back side, like in traditional jewelry. Elaborate goldsmith techniques apply, even if I work with silver, so as the pieces evolve into objects of advanced intricacy. I daintily observe my environment to absorb its refined qualities, either manifested in splendid beauty or hidden behind imperfections. Manmade and natural structures that I encounter while visiting distant cultures, tantalize me to decipher the principles of function and the processes of making. Inspiration can also come from anything visual that fuels my natural tendency to observe thoroughly, from fashion and movies to design and architecture.

My aim is to work in a low-stress environment, where I can experiment and create jewelry of a remarkable high-touch and an ethereal high-tech. Because for me, human hand adds all the magic and makes every piece unique.

My ultimate desire is for my pieces to be intriguing and to hold the element of surprise, since, when they revel in the new I satisfy my hunger for inventiveness.

The Designer

Coming from an artistic background Ariadni Kypri has been experimenting with techniques and materials since she was a young girl, making as core of her work a game between form and matter. Her jewelry collections tell an unexpected story using the silhouette as a narrative. Her work with materials is meticulous and delicate turning them into micro sculptures or fine objects that adorn the body in the most unexpected ways.

She studied Clothing Design and Technology at T.E.I. of Thessaloniki (branch of Kilkis) and attended 2 postgraduate courses in Barcelona: “Fashion Accessories (bags, shoes, hats)” at Superior School of Design and Fashion Felicidad Duce and “Pattern-cutting for

Scenic Arts and Spectacles” at Superior School of Image and Design IDEP. She has worked in the fashion industry before turning her career to become a jewelry designer. She presented her first jewelry collection in 2011 and since then, she has participated in various exhibitions in Greece and abroad. She has collaborated with more than 40 stockists and galleries all around the world.

Just before the ending of 2014, she opened her own space, Ariadni Kypri Workshop & Gallery, where she works and exhibits her work, as well as her mother’s, ceramic artist Maria Marinoglou.

In 2020, she is opening a new gallery in the island of Sifnos.

Contact

Sifnos – See you again in April 2021!
Apollonia
Sifnos 840 03
t (+30) 22840 35332
e info@ariadnikypri.com
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Athens
Parthenonos 28, Acropolis
Athens, 117 42
t (+30) 211 4059512
e info@ariadnikypri.com
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Hours
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 – 18:00
Saturday- Sunday: 11:00 – 15:00