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Venez à la rencontre de vos artisan-e-s !

Valérie Hangel participe à l'évènement et vous acceuille dans son atelier pop up au 21 rue Saint-Victor le temps d'un weekend.

Vendredi 20 avril : 10h-12h et 14h-17h
Samedi 21 et dimanche 22 avril : 11h-17h

www.parcoursdesatelierscarougeois.ch

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Several artistic worlds have come together to create the fusion that is today the Galerie H collection. Galerie H is an online boutique comprised solely of articles produced in small signature series signed Valerie Hangel. The collection also includes her favourite discoveries from other designers and artists. The items in the Galerie H collection have  a unique character.  Each object expresses itself with its essential detail, fusing noble materials with exquisite form, for results of audacious beauty.  Take a unique voyage through this studied collection and enjoy a glimpse of Valerie Hangel’s choice of object, form and function.

Cherry blossoms

Cherry blossoms

350.00 CHF
Cherry blossoms
Bracelet Hiroko indigo

Bracelet Hiroko indigo

180.00 CHF
Bracelet Hiroko indigo
Mug with gold

Mug with gold

300.00 CHF
Mug with gold
Kohiki beakers

Kohiki beakers

65.00 CHF
Kohiki beakers
Hibi Kuro saké Pot

Hibi Kuro saké Pot

190.00 CHF
Hibi Kuro saké Pot
Large glass

Large glass

42.00 CHF
Large glass
Moon sticks

Moon sticks

950.00 CHF
Moon sticks
Blue klein butterfly broach

Blue klein butterfly broach

150.00 CHF
Blue klein butterfly broach
Cubic broach butterflies

Cubic broach butterflies

150.00 CHF
Cubic broach butterflies
Necklace shibori turquoise

Necklace shibori turquoise

380.00 CHF
Necklace shibori turquoise
Fuji Kim red

Fuji Kim red

175.00 CHF
Fuji Kim red
Hoop Necklace

Hoop Necklace

580.00 CHF
Hoop Necklace
Big kite

Big kite

450.00 CHF
Big kite
Large necklace blue Tibet

Large necklace blue Tibet

480.00 CHF
Large necklace blue Tibet
Earrings Agnès

Earrings Agnès

160.00 CHF
Earrings Agnès
Gold "Tote bag kimono"

Gold "Tote bag kimono"

280.00 CHF
Gold "Tote bag kimono"
Bouquet Scarf

Bouquet Scarf

380.00 CHF
Bouquet Scarf
Maple leaves snood

Maple leaves snood

170.00 CHF
Maple leaves snood
DEAN LACE UP mermaid sequin

DEAN LACE UP mermaid sequin

320.00 CHF
DEAN LACE UP mermaid sequin
Geek bike

Geek bike

230.00 CHF
Geek bike

Each accessory and item of jewellery is hand-crafted by me, using ancient silks from Japan, giving them a unique value.

A VOYAGE BEYOND IMAGINATION

In her "gallery/curiosity shop" in Carouge just outside Geneva, Valérie Hangel designs jewellery collections, necklaces, bracelets and earrings which somehow manage to encapsulate all the riches of the imagination.

"I discovered a whole host of extraordinary old silks in Japan, where the art of the kimono and the traditional 'obi' sash is based on the elegance of detail and cultural nuances," she explains. And indeed she fell head over heels in love with these prints that were as rare as a precious metal, and the idea of transforming them into the source of her jewellery was a magical invitation for her to give her imagination free rein once again.

Throughout her workshop, the finely-cut textures tied around little pieces of lathed wood or salpa that has been cut by laser all go to form unique declinations and mini- impressionist landscapes on the one hand, geometrical abstractions on the other. The minutest detail is always important – once these pieces of silk have been tamed and given unique detail, a new visual history is created. The mini-motifs that are highlighted suddenly take on an unexpected dimension with a life of their own, while never losing the beauty of their movement. Valérie’s work does not revolutionise the codes of jewellery, far from it. Her creations are like a string of pearls or an item that is so light, you wear it like perfume. They are in communion with the spirit and the personality of the person who chooses to wear them, either as a trusted everyday piece or as a spectacular accessory.

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